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May 14, 2021

CFR Calatori to start operating direct train to Thessaloniki for fares starting at 45 euros

Travellers who this summer season want to get to Greece from Bucharest City will have a direct train running from Bucharest to Thessaloniki via Sofia and back starting June 17, for fares that start at 45 euros, Romania’s national passenger railway carrier CFR Calatori reports.
The train to Thessaloniki will have four cars – two second class, one private sleeping car and one private couchette car – and run weekly, leaving Bucharest on Friday and returning from Thessaloniki on Sunday. The estimated time of departure from Bucharest at12:50hrs, EEST, arriving in Thessaloniki at 06:30, local, the next day; while the estimated time of departure from Thessaloniki is 23:10hrs, local, arriving in Bucharest at 17:24hrs the next day.
CFR Calatori says a trip from Bucharest to Thessaloniki with the train costs about 45 euro in the second class car; 52.10 euros in the private couchette car with six-berth compartments and 58.50 euros in the private sleeping car with three-berth compartments
‘Travellers who want unlimited trips by train to Greece for a given period of time are better advised to inquire into the Balkan Flexipass intentional fare table. Tickets are available at the CFR Calatori stations and outlets for international traffic,’ says CFR Calatori.
The direct train Bucharest-Thessaloniki will run until September 4, 2016.

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