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There are 9 ways to get from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj Napoca*Roumanie to Lugoj
  2. Take the train from Lugoj to Timisoara Nord R / ...
  3. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Stamora Moravita R
  4. Take the bus from Vršac to Belgrade
  5. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje 335

$66 - $155

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  28 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Videle Ir
  2. Take the train from Videle to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$46 - $65

7 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

$166 - $275

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  27 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj to Thessaloniki Simeonidis
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob

$92 - $144

Train  •  27 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Beograd D
  3. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje 335

$97 - $204

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje 536 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Skopje  •  6 h 50 min

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

$74 - $285

Fly to Pristina, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Pristina (PRN) CLJ - PRN
  2. Take the train from Miradi e Poshtme to Skopje

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Sofia (SOF) CLJ - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$118 - $207

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The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje is to train and bus which costs $45 - $65 and takes 28 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje is to fly which costs $70 - $290 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje. 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.

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No, there is no direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje. However, there are services departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Skopje via Budapest-Keleti and Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 34 min.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Skopje is 558 km. The road distance is 857.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 41 min and costs $160 - $280.

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It takes approximately 19 h 36 min to get from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje, including transfers.

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Cluj-Napoca to Skopje bus services, operated by Fany, depart from Cluj-Napoca station.

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Cluj-Napoca to Skopje train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Cluj Napoca station.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje is to bus which takes 20 h 41 min and costs $160 - $280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $210 and takes 27 h 34 min, you could also fly, which costs $70 - $290 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje.
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  • Distance: 348.5 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Bistriţa and Bansko in around 20 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Budapest-Keleti, Beograd, and Belgrade in around 27 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Pristina via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Pristina via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Pristina via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
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 Pristina via Bucharest Otopeni, Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
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 London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Pristina via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Pristina via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h
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 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Stamora Moravita
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Videle
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Videle to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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
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 Budapest-Keleti to Beograd
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
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
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Cluj Napoca*Roumanie to Lugoj
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Stup Vrsac
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 - $15
Schedules at
fany.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sami.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
$5 - $85
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.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 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
alexandros.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 - $130
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
$62
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Cluj to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
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

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There is no direct flight from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Skopje Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Cluj-Napoca to Skopje bus services, operated by Biser Prom, arrive at Skopje station.

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Skopje is 1 h behind Cluj-Napoca. It is currently 7:51 AM in Cluj-Napoca and 6:51 AM in Skopje.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cluj-Napoca to Skopje is 858 km. It takes approximately 10 h 34 min to drive from Cluj-Napoca to Skopje.

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Lufthansa, Blue Air, Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Skopje Airport.

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There are 644+ hotels available in Skopje. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Cluj-Napoca Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $4 - $5.

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