There are 6 ways to get from Macedonia to Italy by plane, bus, train, 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  •  2 h 39 min

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

$45 - $225

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  17 h 8 min

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

$103 - $176

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 35 min

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

$78 - $284

Train  •  30 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Villach Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$127 - $302

Bus, bus and ferry Florentia Bus  •  31 h 20 min

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

$105 - $148

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 53 min

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

$175 - $283

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Macedonia to Italy is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $100 - $150 and takes 31 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Macedonia to Italy is to fly which costs $40 - $230 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Macedonia to Italy. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Gostivar and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Macedonia to Italy. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Roma Termini via Beograd, Villach Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 52 min.

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The distance between Macedonia and Italy is 754 km.

The best way to get from Macedonia to Italy without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 8 min and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Macedonia to Italy, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Macedonia to Italy.
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  • Distance: 471.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Macedonia and Italy?

Wizz Air flies from Dračevo to Rome twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Skopje to Rome via Belgrade, Beograd, Villach Hbf, and Venezia Mestre in around 30 h 52 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Skopje to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Train operators
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 Conegliano to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Conegliano
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Gostivar to Rome
Ave. Duration
23 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Durrës
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$100 - $115
Car
$140 - $155
Inside cabin 2 beds
$135 - $150
Inner cabin 2 beds
$150 - $170

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