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

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Fly Skopje to Budapest  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Budapest (BUD) SKP - BUD

$25 - $355

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Train to Pristina, fly to Budapest  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Budapest (BUD) PRN - BUD

$24 - $360

6 alternative options

Fly Skopje to Vienna, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Vienna (VIE) SKP - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$140 - $306

Fly Skopje to Bratislava, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Bratislava (BTS) SKP - BTS
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati

$81 - $2,195

Train to Pristina, fly to Vienna, train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Vienna (VIE) PRN - VIE
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$162 - $327

Bus, shuttle  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Novi Sad
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Novi Sad to Budapest Door to door Shuttle

$52

Train  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Budapest-Keleti D

$81 - $180

Drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Budapest 504.9 miles

$90 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Budapest is to bus and shuttle which costs $52 and takes 13 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Budapest is to fly which costs $24 - $360 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Skopje to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 2 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Budapest is 640 km. The road distance is 807.9 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Budapest without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 13 h 45 min and costs $52.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Skopje to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Skopje to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $24 - $360. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $180 and takes 19 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Skopje Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Skopje to Budapest train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 400.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Budapest, Hungary?

Wizz Air flies from Skopje to Budapest twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Skopje to Budapest via Belgrade and Beograd in around 19 h 2 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Pristina to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
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
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Skopje to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$16 - $120
Flights from Pristina to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$19 - $130
Flights from Skopje to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Pristina to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
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 Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
slovakrail.sk
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
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Skopje to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Novi Sad to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Budapest is 808 km. It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to drive from Skopje to Budapest.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Skopje Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4418+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 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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