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There are 8 ways to get from Skopje to Bratislava by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Skopje to Vienna, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Vienna (VIE) SKP - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$86 - $226

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Fly Skopje to Bratislava  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Bratislava (BTS) SKP - BTS

$51 - $2,150

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Train to Pristina, fly to Vienna, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Vienna (VIE) PRN - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$108 - $247

Bus, train  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Vienna
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...

$92 - $188

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Wien
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP RegioJet

$58 - $85

Bus Durmo Tours  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Vienna
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP RegioJet

$67 - $96

Train  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Hegyeshalom D

$113 - $224

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Bratislava 626.6 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Bratislava is to bus which costs $65 - $100 and takes 17 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Bratislava is to fly which costs $50 - $2,200 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Bratislava, Most SNP via Vienna, Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Skopje to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Bratislava-Petrzalka via Beograd and Hegyeshalom. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 2 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Bratislava is 763 km. The road distance is 1002.5 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Bratislava without a car is to bus and train which takes 13 h 28 min and costs $90 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Skopje to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Skopje to Bratislava bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Skopje station.

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Skopje to Bratislava train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), depart from Skopje station.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Bratislava is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $50 - $2,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 14 h 28 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $230 and takes 23 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 477.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Wizz Air flies from Skopje to Bratislava 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skopje to Bratislava via Wien and Vienna, Hbf in around 14 h 28 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Pristina to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Vienna via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Skopje to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Pristina to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Skopje to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Skopje to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
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 Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Bus from Skopje to Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Wien
Ave. Duration
12 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Vienna
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk

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The quickest flight from Skopje Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Skopje to Bratislava bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Bratislava, Most SNP station.

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Skopje to Bratislava train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Hegyeshalom station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Bratislava is 1002 km. It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to drive from Skopje to Bratislava.

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Adria Airways, Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Skopje Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 514+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Skopje Airport is to shuttle which takes 35 min and costs .

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