There are 7 ways to get from Belgrade to Bitola by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgrade to Skopje 992
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Bitola

$31 - $53

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Train Serbian Railways (ŽS)  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Beograd to Veles AVE / ...
  2. Take the train from Veles to Bitola 541 / ...

$27 - $72

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Train  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje 335
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Bitola 541 / ...

$43 - $140

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Belgrade to Bitola 358.7 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Thessaloniki, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BEG - SKG
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Mesonision

$102 - $231

Fly to Skopje, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Skopje (SKP) BEG - SKP
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Bitola

$85 - $235

Fly to Tirana, shuttle, bus  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Tirana (TIA) BEG - TIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Ohrid
  3. Take the bus from Ohrid to Bitola

$102 - $245

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No, there is no direct bus from Belgrade to Bitola. However, there are services departing from Belgrade and arriving at Bitola via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Belgrade to Bitola. However, there are services departing from Belgrade and arriving at Bitola via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

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The distance between Belgrade and Bitola is 425 km. The road distance is 573.9 km.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Bitola without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 40 min to get from Belgrade to Bitola, including transfers.

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Belgrade to Bitola bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Belgrade station.

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Belgrade to Bitola train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), depart from Belgrade station.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Bitola is to bus which takes 10 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Belgrade to Bitola bus services, operated by Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola, arrive at Bitola station.

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Map of how to get from Belgrade to Bitola.
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  • Distance: 265.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 40 min

What companies run services between Belgrade, Serbia and Bitola, Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Belgrade to Bitola via Skopje in around 10 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belgrade to Bitola via Skopje in around 13 h 11 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Flights from Belgrade to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Bitola
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $40
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Veles to Bitola
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $29
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Mesonision
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
bstours.rs
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Beograd to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Beograd to Skopje
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Bitola
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Bitola
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz
Phone
+381 11 7614 715
Email
office@transprodukt.rs
Website
transprodukt.rs
Bus from Beograd to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
transprodukt.rs
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Skopje to Bitola
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
transkop.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Bitola
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transkop.mk
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Tiranë to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Avto Atom
Phone
033/273-551
Email
avtoatom@yahoo.com
Website
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Bitola
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtoatom.com.mk
Book at
avtoatom.ukionshops.com

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Belgrade to Bitola train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Bitola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Bitola is 574 km. It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to drive from Belgrade to Bitola.

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Air Serbia offers flights from Belgrade Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Bitola. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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