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There are 8 ways to get from Burgas to Skopje by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Vladimir Pavlov to Sofia 3624 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$23 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus STRANDJA  •  15 h 29 min

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

$8 - $18

6 alternative options

Bus Biser Prom  •  17 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Skopje

$50 - $80

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Burgas to Skopje 399.2 miles

$60 - $95

Bus to Varna, fly to Skopje  •  9 h 55 min

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

$106 - $344

Bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Skopje  •  10 h 29 min

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

$93 - $185

Bus to Varna, fly to Sofia, bus  •  11 h 27 min

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

$44 - $146

Bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Pristina, train  •  12 h 41 min

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

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The cheapest way to get from Burgas to Skopje is to bus which costs $8 - $18 and takes 15 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burgas to Skopje is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burgas and arriving at Skopje. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 3 min.

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The distance between Burgas and Skopje is 500 km. The road distance is 638.8 km.

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The best way to get from Burgas to Skopje without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 52 min and costs $23 - $35.

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It takes approximately 11 h 52 min to get from Burgas to Skopje, including transfers.

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Burgas to Skopje bus services, operated by STRANDJA, depart from Burgas station.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Skopje Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Skopje is 1 h behind Burgas. It is currently 4:42 PM in Burgas and 3:42 PM in Skopje.

Map of how to get from Burgas to Skopje.
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  • Distance: 312.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Burgas to Skopje via Kyustendil in around 15 h 29 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
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
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Burgas to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Burgas to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info

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Yes, the driving distance between Burgas to Skopje is 639 km. It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to drive from Burgas to Skopje.

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Edelweiss Air, Germania Flug AG, Wizz Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Skopje Airport.

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There are 631+ hotels available in Skopje. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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