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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Skopje 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.

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Fly Rome to Skopje  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Skopje (SKP) FCO - SKP

$119 - $666

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Skopje  •  6h 4m

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

$36 - $224

6 alternative options

Fly Rome to Sofia, bus  •  12h 18m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Sofia (SOF) FCO - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$53 - $208

Train, bus  •  17h 31m

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

$99 - $179

Bus and ferry  •  25h 50m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome to Tetovo

$77 - $126

Bus and ferry, bus  •  29h 9m

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

$102 - $147

Train  •  31h 48m

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

$126 - $283

Drive, car ferry  •  27h 2m

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

$176 - $282

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Skopje is to fly and bus which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 12h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Skopje is to fly which costs 30€ - 200€ and takes 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Skopje. However, there are services departing from Rome and arriving at Skopje via Tetovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Skopje. However, there are services departing from Roma Tiburtina and arriving at Skopje via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf and Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 48m.

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The distance between Rome and Skopje is 738 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Skopje without a car is to train and bus which takes 17h 31m and costs 85€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Rome to Skopje, including transfers.

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

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Rome to Skopje train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Skopje is to fly which takes 8h 17m and costs 100€ - 600€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 250€ and takes 31h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Skopje.
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  • Distance: 461.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Skopje, Macedonia?

Air Serbia, Pegasus Airlines and 15 other airlines fly from Rome to Skopje every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Skopje via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, and Belgrade in around 31h 48m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Skopje via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Rome to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Skopje via Malta
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Rome to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Rome to Skopje via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Rome to Skopje via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Skopje via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Skopje via Split, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Rome to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Train operators
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 Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Conegliano
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Italo Treno
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
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
trenitalia.com
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
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
$55 - $80
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
Website
durmotours.com
Bus and ferry from Rome to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Durrës to Skopje
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
durmotours.com.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
$75 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Ancona to Durrës
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
$100 - $110
Car
$140 - $150
Inside cabin 2 beds
$130 - $145
Inner cabin 2 beds
$150 - $170

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Skopje Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Rome to Skopje bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, arrive at Tetovo station.

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

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Alitalia, Wizz Air, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Skopje Airport.

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There are 577+ hotels available in Skopje. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 8€ - 15€.

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