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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Macedonia by plane, train, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly Budapest to Skopje, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Skopje (SKP) BUD - SKP
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Dračevo

$24 - $364

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Fly Budapest to Pristina, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Pristina (PRN) BUD - PRN
  2. Take the bus from Priština to Tetovo

$32 - $380

Train to Vienna, fly to Skopje  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Skopje (SKP) VIE - SKP

$137 - $305

Fly Budapest to Thessaloniki, train  •  9h 9m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BUD - SKG
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Mesonision

$75 - $401

Shuttle, bus  •  14h 15m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Novi Sad Door to door Shuttle
  2. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Skopje

$51

Train  •  19h 18m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Novi Beograd D
  2. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje

$86 - $178

Drive  •  8h 4m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Skopje 505.4 miles

$90 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Macedonia is to shuttle and bus which costs 14 451 Ft and takes 14h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Macedonia is to fly and train which costs 6 500 Ft - 110 000 Ft and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Macedonia. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Skopje via Novi Beograd and Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 18m.

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The distance between Budapest and Macedonia is 687 km. The road distance is 808.7 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Macedonia without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 14h 15m and costs 14 451 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Budapest to Macedonia, including transfers.

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Budapest to Macedonia train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Skopje Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Macedonia is 809 km. It takes approximately 8h 4m to drive from Budapest to Macedonia.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Macedonia.
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  • Distance: 429.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Macedonia?

You can take a train from Budapest to Skopje via Novi Beograd and Belgrade in around 19h 18m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$16 - $120
Flights from Budapest to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Skopje via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Dračevo
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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 Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Mesonision
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$11 - $14
1st Class Ticket
$14 - $18
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $24
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$26 - $29
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Priština to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Budapest to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Novi Sad to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs

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Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Skopje Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Macedonia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs 350 Ft.

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