There are 3 ways to get from Bulgaria to Macedonia by bus or car

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Bus Matpu  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$13 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus Kaleia  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$21

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Skopje 153.8 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Macedonia is to bus which costs $13 - $19 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Macedonia is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Skopje. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Macedonia is 330 km. The road distance is 246.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Macedonia without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs $13 - $19.

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The bus from Sofia to Skopje takes 4 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bulgaria to Macedonia bus services, operated by Matpu, depart from Sofia station.

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Bulgaria to Macedonia bus services, operated by Matpu, arrive at Skopje station.

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Macedonia is 1 h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 7:51 AM in Bulgaria and 6:51 AM in Macedonia.

Yes, the driving distance between Bulgaria to Macedonia is 246 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Bulgaria to Macedonia.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Macedonia.
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  • Distance: 206.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Macedonia?

Matpu operates a bus from Sofia to Skopje twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk

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