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There are 8 ways to get from Bratislava to Skopje by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Vienna, fly to Skopje  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Skopje (SKP) VIE - SKP

$83 - $226

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Fly Bratislava to Skopje  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Skopje (SKP) BTS - SKP

$46 - $2,201

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Bus to Vienna, fly to Pristina, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Pristina (PRN) VIE - PRN
  3. Take the train from Miradi e Poshtme to Skopje

Train, bus  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Kumanovo

$92 - $188

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Wien to Skopje

$58 - $84

Bus Durmo Tours  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Skopje

$66 - $97

Train  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Beograd D
  2. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje 335

$112 - $223

Drive  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Skopje 626.5 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Skopje is to fly which costs 35€ - 2000€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Skopje is to fly which costs 35€ - 2000€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava to Skopje. However, there are services departing from Bratislava, Most SNP and arriving at Skopje via Wien. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Skopje. However, there are services departing from Bratislava-Petrzalka and arriving at Skopje via Hegyeshalom and Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 2 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Skopje is 763 km. The road distance is 1002.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Skopje without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 12 min and costs 80€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Bratislava to Skopje, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Skopje bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Bratislava, Most SNP station.

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Bratislava to Skopje train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hegyeshalom station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Skopje is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs 35€ - 2000€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 47 min, you could also train, which costs 95€ - 200€ and takes 23 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Skopje.
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  • Distance: 477.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Skopje, Macedonia?

Wizz Air flies from Bratislava to Skopje 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bratislava to Skopje via Vienna, Hbf and Wien in around 14 h 47 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Skopje via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Pristina via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Miradi e Poshtme to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hegyeshalom to Beograd
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
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
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
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 Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Vienna to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Bus from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Wien to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Skopje Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Bratislava to Skopje bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Skopje station.

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Bratislava to Skopje train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Skopje station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Skopje is 1002 km. It takes approximately 9 h 49 min to drive from Bratislava to Skopje.

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Austrian Airlines and Adria Airways offer flights from Vienna Airport to Skopje Airport.

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There are 627+ hotels available in Skopje. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Bratislava Airport is to line 61 shuttle which takes 17 min and costs 1€.

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