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There are 6 ways to get from Italy to Macedonia by plane, train, 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.

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Fly from Venice Treviso  •  2h 8m

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Skopje (SKP) TSF - SKP

$68 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  21h 51m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar to Skopje Struga - Nova Gorica / ...

$61 - $110

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Fly from Rome Ciampino  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Skopje (SKP) CIA - SKP

$77 - $226

Train, bus  •  17h 59m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Conegliano Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Conegliano to Skopje

$98 - $259

Bus and ferry, bus via Durrës  •  29h 40m

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

$98 - $137

Drive, car ferry  •  23h 37m

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

$216 - $476

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in North Macedonia

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in North Macedonia from June 26.

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in North Macedonia from May 27.

International flights leaving Italy are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Italy

Last updated: August 10 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Italy to Macedonia is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 21h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Macedonia is to fly which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Macedonia. However, there are services departing from Principe Umberto and arriving at Skopje via Rome and Gostivar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 51m.

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The distance between Italy and Macedonia is 754 km.

The best way to get from Italy to Macedonia without a car is to train and bus which takes 17h 59m and costs 80€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Italy to Macedonia, including transfers.

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Italy to Macedonia bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, depart from Rome station.

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The quickest flight from Venice Treviso Airport to Skopje Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Italy to Macedonia bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, arrive at Skopje station.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Venice Treviso Airport to Skopje Airport.

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Map of how to get from Italy to Macedonia.
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  • Distance: 753.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 8m

What companies run services between Italy and Macedonia?

Wizz Air flies from Veneto to Kisela Voda twice a week.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$40 - $60
Base Standard
$75 - $110
Base Premium
$90 - $130
Train from Venezia Mestre to Conegliano
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$9 - $13
Base Standard
$24 - $35
Base Premium
$30 - $45
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$35 - $50
Smart Low Cost
$30 - $50
Smart Flex
$70 - $100
Train from Mestre to Conegliano
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$15 - $21
Smart Low Cost
$12 - $17
Smart Flex
$27 - $40
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Conegliano
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Conegliano to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Durrës to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Rome to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
18h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Durrës to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Gostivar Central Bus Station to Skopje Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
DRD Turizem
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transkop.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
21h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
$97
Aircraft-type seats
$112
2 bed inside cabin
$282
3 bed outside cabin
$230 - $280

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The best way to get from Italy to Venice Treviso Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs 25€ - 30€.

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