There are 9 ways to get from Italy to Macedonia by plane, train, shuttle, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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

Fly Rome Ciampino to Skopje, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Skopje (SKP) CIA - SKP
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Dračevo

$38 - $227

8 alternative options

Fly Rome to Tirana, shuttle  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Tirana (TIA) FCO - TIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Struga
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Struga to Tetovo

Fly Bologna to Tirana, shuttle  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Tirana (TIA) BLQ - TIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Struga
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Struga to Tetovo

Fly Rome to Podgorica, bus  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Podgorica (TGD) FCO - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Skopje

$133 - $362

Train, bus  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Skopje

$110 - $190

Bus and ferry Florentia Bus, bus  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Durres Zob
  2. Take the bus from Durrës to Skopje

$106 - $162

Bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar to Skopje

$79 - $302

Bus and ferry  •  34 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Tetovo

$84 - $124

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Durrës
  3. Drive from Durrës to Skopje

$176 - $291

What companies run services between Italy and Macedonia?

There is no direct connection from Rome to Dračevo. However, you can take the train to Ciampino, take the walk to Rome Ciampino airport, fly to Skopje, take the walk to Skopje Airport, take the shuttle to Skopje International Bus Station, take the walk to Skopje, then take the train to Dračevo. Alternatively, you can take the train to Fiumicino Aeroporto, take the walk to Rome airport, fly to Tirana, take the walk to Tirana Airport, take the shuttle to Tirana, take the walk to Tiranë, take the shuttle to Struga, then take the shuttle to Tetovo.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Bologna to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Flights from Rome to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Bologna to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Bologna to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Dračevo
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Bus operators
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Tiranë to Struga
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shuttle from Struga to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Podgorica to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Trieste to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Durrës to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
ms.mk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Durres Zob
Ave. Duration
17 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Durrës to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Rome to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
23 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Durrës
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$105 - $120
Car
$150 - $160
Inside cabin 2 beds
$145 - $155
Inner cabin 2 beds
$160 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Italy and Macedonia is 754 km.

The cheapest way to get from Italy to Macedonia is to bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 34 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Italy to Macedonia is to fly and train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs 30€ - 190€.

No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Macedonia. However, there are services departing from Principe Umberto and arriving at Skopje via Rome Tiburtina and Durrës. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Italy to Macedonia, including transfers.