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

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

Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret

$27 - $54

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Bus, train, night bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Pleven 462
  3. Take the night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari

$33 - $49

Bus, train via Gorna Oryahovitsa  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Gorna Oryahovitsa 462
  3. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse 462
  4. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A

$28 - $38

Bus, train  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Svishtov
  3. Take the bus from Svishtov to Ruse
  4. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A

$31 - $46

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Bucharest 395.7 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Skopje  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SKP - OTP

$106 - $243

Train to Thessaloniki, fly  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SKG - OTP

$71 - $191

Bus to Sofia, fly  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SOF - OTP

$67 - $264

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Bucharest is to bus and train which costs $28 - $40 and takes 15 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Bucharest is to fly which costs $100 - $250 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Bucharest is 466 km. The road distance is 633.2 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 40 min to get from Skopje to Bucharest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Bucharest - Gară Filaret via Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Bucharest, Romania?

You can take a bus from Skopje to Bucharest via Sofia and Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 11 h 40 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Skopje to Bucharest every 3 hours.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Thessaloniki to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $50
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.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
Night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
VisitSvishtov
Phone
(+359 631) 60 371
Email
info@visitsvishtov.com
Website
visitsvishtov.com
Bus from Sofia to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
visitsvishtov.com
Bus from Svishtov to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
visitsvishtov.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Svishtov to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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