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There are 9 ways to get from Skopje to Burgas by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Union Ivkoni  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Burgas

$29 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Vladimir Pavlov 3621 / ...

$24 - $30

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Bus, train via Sofia  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Vladimir Pavlov 3621 / ...

$25 - $31

Bus STRANDJA  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Kyustendil
  2. Take the bus from Kyustendil to Burgas

Bus Biser Prom  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Burgas

$50 - $80

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Burgas 386.1 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Sofia, fly to Varna, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR
  3. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South

$45 - $146

Fly Skopje to Istanbul Ataturk, bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SKP - IST
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South

$93 - $183

Train to Pristina, fly to Istanbul Ataturk, bus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) PRN - IST
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South

$67 - $147

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Burgas is to bus and train which costs $23 - $30 and takes 11 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Burgas is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Skopje and arriving at Burgas. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 2 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Burgas is 500 km. The road distance is 617.8 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Burgas without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 22 min and costs $29 - $50.

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It takes approximately 9 h 22 min to get from Skopje to Burgas, including transfers.

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Skopje to Burgas bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Skopje station.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Skopje to Burgas bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Burgas station.

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Burgas is 1 h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 2:53 AM in Skopje and 3:53 AM in Burgas.

Map of how to get from Skopje to Burgas.
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  • Distance: 312.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 22 min

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Burgas, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Skopje to Burgas via Sofia in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Pristina to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Union Ivkoni
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Sofia to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $30
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
biomet.bg
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Kyustendil to Burgas
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Burgas
Ave. Duration
17 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Burgas is 618 km. It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to drive from Skopje to Burgas.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1602+ hotels available in Burgas. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Skopje Airport is to shuttle which takes 35 min and costs .

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