There are 7 ways to get from Skopje to Fira by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, ferry, 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

Train, Catamaran  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki AVE
  2. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
  3. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini

$124 - $195

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Santorini  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Santorini (JTR) SKG - JTR

$63 - $302

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  21 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki AVE
  2. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

$92 - $213

Bus, car ferry  •  25 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Athens
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini

Bus, ferry  •  29 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion
  3. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$172 - $225

Drive, Catamaran  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Seajet 2

$173 - $248

Train, fly to Irakleion, ferry  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Irakleion (HER) SKG - HER
  3. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini

$115 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Fira is to train and fly which costs $60 - $310 and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Fira is to train and fly which costs $60 - $310 and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Fira is 709 km.

It takes approximately 17 h 47 min to get from Skopje to Fira, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Fira, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Skopje to Fira. However, you can take the train to Thessaloniki, take the walk to Θεσσαλονίκη, take the train to Αθήνα, take the train to Πειραιάς, take the walk to Τελωνειο, take the line 843 bus to Πλ.Καραισκακη, take the walk to Piraeus, take the Catamaran to Santorini, then take the taxi to Fira. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Skopje to Fira via Thessaloniki, Θεσσαλονίκη, Αθήνα, Πειραιάς, Piraeus, and Santorini in around 21 h 48 min.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Thessaloniki to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Train operators
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
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
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
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
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $110
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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