There are 4 ways to get from Skopje to Blagoevgrad by train, car or bus

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

Train, drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Kocani 653
  2. Drive from Kocani to Blagoevgrad

$17 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Kyustendil
  2. Take the bus from Kyustendil to Blagoevgrad

$11 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus Biser Prom  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Bansko

$63 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Blagoevgrad 131.1 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Blagoevgrad is to bus which costs $10 - $22 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Blagoevgrad is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Blagoevgrad is 138 km. The road distance is 209.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Skopje to Blagoevgrad, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Blagoevgrad. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Blagoevgrad via Bansko. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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Skopje to Blagoevgrad bus services, operated by Biser Prom, depart from Skopje station.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Blagoevgrad.
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  • Distance: 86.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria?

Biser Prom operates a bus from Skopje to Blagoevgrad 3 times a week. Tickets cost $61 and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Kocani
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $30
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Bansko
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Kyustendil to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Patnicheski prevozi Blagoevgrad
Phone
073/88 40 09
Email
p.prevozi.blg@abv.bg
Website
pprevoziblg.com
Bus from Kyustendil to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
pprevoziblg.com

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