There are 8 ways to get from Skopje to Burgas by bus, train, 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 ETAP Group  •  11 h

$34 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  12 h 16 min

  1. 3621 / ...

$31 - $32

6 alternative options

Bus STRANDJA  •  15 h 28 min

Bus Biser Prom  •  17 h 2 min

$50 - $80

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. 386.1 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Sofia, fly to Varna, bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. SOF - VAR

$51 - $147

Fly Skopje to Istanbul, bus  •  10 h 33 min

  1. SKP - IST

$93 - $184

Train to Pristina, fly to Istanbul, bus  •  12 h 39 min

  1. PRN - IST

$92 - $186

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

You can take a bus from Skopje to Burgas via Sofia and Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 11 h.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Pristina to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
MZI
Website
mzi.mk
Train from Skopje to Lipljan
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mzi.mk
Bus operators
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
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
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
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
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Burgas Central Bus Station West
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Sofia to Burgas West
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Kyustendil to Burgas
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
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
17 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Skopje and Burgas is 500 km. The road distance is 618 km.

The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Burgas is to bus and train which costs $30 - $32 and takes 12 h 16 min.

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

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 17 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 11 h to get from Skopje to Burgas, including transfers.