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There are 10 ways to get from Skopje to Burgas by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Burgas South Sofia - Burgas

$28 - $84

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Bus, train  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Vladimir Pavlov 3621 / ...

$24 - $30

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Bus, train via Sofia  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Vladimir Pavlov 3621 / ...

$25 - $31

Bus STRANDJA  •  15h 28m

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

Bus Biser Prom  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Burgas

$50 - $80

Train  •  19h 54m

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Niš
  2. Take the train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
  3. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
  4. Take the train from Sofia to Vladimir Pavlov

$29 - $72

Drive  •  6h 17m

  1. Drive from Skopje to Burgas 386.1 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Sofia, fly to Varna, bus  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR
  3. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South

$66 - $170

Fly Skopje to Istanbul Ataturk, bus  •  10h 28m

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SKP - IST
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South

$93 - $183

Train to Pristina, fly to Istanbul Ataturk, bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) PRN - IST
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South

$73 - $176

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Burgas is to bus and train which costs $23 - $30 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Burgas is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 6h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Skopje and arriving at Burgas. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Skopje to Burgas. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Vladimir Pavlov via Niš, Dimitrovgrad and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 54m.

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The distance between Skopje and Burgas is 500 km. The road distance is 617.8 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Burgas without a car is to bus which takes 10h 13m and costs $28 - $85.

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It takes approximately 10h 13m to get from Skopje to Burgas, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Skopje to Burgas is to bus which takes 10h 13m and costs $28 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $29 - $75 and takes 19h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Burgas.
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  • Distance: 312.5 miles
  • Duration: 10h 13m

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

You can take a bus from Skopje to Burgas via Sofia in around 10h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Skopje to Burgas via Niš, Dimitrovgrad, and Sofia in around 19h 54m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Pristina to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Niš
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $21
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$1 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
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
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Sofia to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Union Ivkoni
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Burgas Bus Station South
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Kyustendil to Burgas
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Burgas
Ave. Duration
17h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Skopje to Burgas bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, arrive at Burgas South station.

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Burgas is 1h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 1:26 AM in Skopje and 2:26 AM in Burgas.

Skopje to Burgas train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Vladimir Pavlov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Burgas is 618 km. It takes approximately 6h 17m to drive from Skopje to Burgas.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1688+ hotels available in Burgas. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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

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