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Hellas Express night train

The Hellas Express night train runs from Belgrade in Serbia to Thessaloniki in Greece. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of southern Serbia as you make your way south, to the Macedonian capital of Skopje. From there, continue on to Thessaloniki, your gateway to train travel in Greece. The full journey will take you about 15.5 hours.


The Hellas Express night train travels from June to September, you can find the complete timetable of the Hellas Express on the website of the Serbian railway company, Srbija Voz. Use the Interrail timetable to find alternative trains and routes.


Timetable change 2019: it's not possible to make the entire journey by train at this time. The train leaves from Topcider station in Belgrade (Serbia) and goes to Gevgelija station (Macedonia). From Gevgelija you travel the last part by bus (approximately 2 hours) to Thessaloniki (Greece).


Hellas Express route

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The Hellas Express night train connects Belgrade to Skopje in Macedonia and Thessaloniki in Greece. After a long absence, this train is once again running and it's a treat for all adventure-minded travellers. If you have the time, make sure to explore Belgrade and Skopje before moving on. In Thessaloniki, you can take a train to Athens, the ancient and buzzing capital of Greece.


The Hellas Express (train number 334/335) runs on the following route:

Belgrade (Topcider station) - Thessaloniki

  • Via Niš and Skopje




Reservations for the Hellas Express are compulsory. Seats and sleeping accommodation are often still available on the day of departure, but you can book as far as up to 3 months in advance. At the booking office in Belgrade’s central station you will find English speaking staff that can help you make your reservaton.

How to make reservations for the Hellas Express

You can reserve your seat or sleeping accommodation on the Hellas Express in the following way:

  • At the train station. Keep in mind that trains can become full during busy times.


Reservation fees

  • Seat: € 3

  • 6-bed couchette: € 8


Facilities and services

  • Luggage racks
  • Power sockets


Facilities may differ per train and route.


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