There are 8 ways to get from Cluj-Napoca to Macedonia by bus, train, night train, 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

Bus, train  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj Napoca*Roumanie to Lugoj
  2. Take the train from Lugoj to Timisoara Nord
  3. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Vrsac
  4. Take the bus from Banatski Karlovac to Belgrade
  5. Take the bus from Belgrade to Skopje 992

$57 - $123

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  24 h 33 min

  1. Take the night train from Cluj Napoca to Timisoara Nord
  2. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Vrsac
  3. Take the train from Vrsac to Pancevacki most
  4. Take the night train from Beograd to Skopje

$22 - $75

6 alternative options

Bus Georg  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa 001
  2. Take the bus from Bistriţa to Bansko
  3. Take the bus from Bansko to Skopje

$171 - $294

Train, night train  •  23 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Timisoara Nord
  2. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Vrsac
  3. Take the train from Vrsac to Dunav Stanica
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Presevo AVE
  5. Take the night train from Preševo to Skopje

$29 - $54

Bus via București  •  29 h

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to București
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$65 - $90

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje 536 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Skopje  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Skopje (SKP) CLJ - SKP

$90 - $318

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Sofia (SOF) CLJ - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kriva Palanka
  3. Take the bus from Kriva Palanka to Štip

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Bistriţa and Bansko in around 20 h 41 min. Alternatively, Wizz Air, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Cluj-Napoca to Dračevo every 4 hours.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Malmo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Budapest, Bari
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Munich, Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Lugoj to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Vrsac
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Vrsac to Dunav Stanica
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Night train from Preševo to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$1 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Train from Vrsac to Pancevacki most
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Night train from Beograd to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $40
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$14 - $22
1st Class Ticket
$24 - $40
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Vrsac to Beograd Dunav
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Beograd to Presevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Stup Vrsac
Website
redvoznje.stup.rs
Bus from Banatski Karlovac to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
redvoznje.stup.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 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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
$27 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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
$13 - $55
Schedules at
bstours.rs
FlixBus
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
$28 - $50
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
$28 - $45
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to București
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
fany.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $90
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
sami.ro
Alexandros Tur
Phone
0722 23 89 69
Email
alexandros_tur@yahoo.com
Website
alexandros.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
alexandros.ro
Apetrans Ltd
Phone
+4-0231-517.509
Website
apetrans.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
apetrans.ro
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Bistriţa to Bansko
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Bansko to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
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 - $20
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Kriva Palanka
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
matpu.com
ATP Proleter
Website
mktransport.mk
Bus from Kriva Palanka to Štip
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
mktransport.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Macedonia is 592 km. The road distance is 858 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Macedonia is to train and night train which costs $29 - $55 and takes 23 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Macedonia is to fly which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $90 - $320.

No, there is no direct bus from Cluj-Napoca to Macedonia. However, there are services departing from Cluj-Napoca and arriving at Skopje via Bistriţa and Bansko. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 19 h 5 min to get from Cluj-Napoca to Macedonia, including transfers.