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There are 8 ways to get from Skopje to Foça by train, ferry, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, ferry, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Mytilene
  3. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  4. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Istanbul
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to İzmir
  3. Take the bus from Izmir to Aliaga

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to İzmir
  3. Take the train from Halkapınar to Biçerova

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to İzmir
  3. Take the train from Alsancak to Biçerova

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Skopje to Eceabat
  2. Take the car ferry from Eceabat to Kepez, Çanakkale
  3. Drive from Kepez, Çanakkale to Foça

Fly Skopje to Izmir, train

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Izmir (ADB)
  2. Take the train from Alsancak to Biçerova

Fly Skopje to Edremit, bus

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Edremit (EDO)
  2. Take the bus from Burhaniye to Aliaga

Train to Pristina, fly to Izmir, train

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Priština
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Izmir (ADB)
  3. Take the train from Alsancak to Biçerova
North Macedonia → Turkey
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International entry into Turkey from North Macedonia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of North Macedonia
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from North Macedonia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from North Macedonia
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals who have visited Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, South Africa and Sri Lanka in the last 14 days
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Turkey

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Considerations leaving from North Macedonia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from North Macedonia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Foça is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Foça is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Foça is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

No, but conditions apply when returning to North Macedonia from Turkey.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Turkish Embassy.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Foça is to bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 23h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Foça is to fly and train which costs $75 - $210 and takes 9h 34m.

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The distance between Skopje and Foça is 583 km.

The best way to get from Skopje to Foça without a car is to train and ferry and car ferry and bus which takes 21h 52m and costs $90 - $220.

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It takes approximately 21h 52m to get from Skopje to Foça, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Skopje Airport to Izmir Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Foça is 1h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 4:40 AM in Skopje and 5:40 AM in Foça.

Air Serbia, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Skopje Airport to Izmir Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Foça. Prices start at 1.000 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Skopje Airport is to shuttle which takes 40 min and costs $3 - $30.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Foça.
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  • Distance: 583.3 km
  • Duration: 21h 52m

What companies run services between Skopje, North Macedonia and Foça, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Skopje to Foça via Istanbul, Izmir, and Aliaga in around 23h 20m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
Flights from Skopje to Izmir via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
Flights from Skopje to Edremit via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Skopje to Edremit via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
10h 57m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.900 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Flights from Skopje to Edremit via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Flights from Pristina to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 4.800 ₺
Flights from Pristina to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 4.900 ₺
Flights from Pristina to Izmir via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Pristina to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen, Ordu-Giresun
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Skopje to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Skopje to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Skopje to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen, Hatay
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Skopje to Edremit via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Flights from Pristina to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Skopje to Izmir via Belgrade, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
Train operators
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Email
mztransportad@mztransportad.com.mk
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 550 ₺
Website
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Train from Skopje to Priština
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 220 ₺
Website
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Halkapınar to Biçerova
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10 ₺
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Train from Alsancak to Biçerova
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10 ₺
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21 ₺ - 35 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Izmir
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75 ₺ - 130 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Izmir to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17 ₺ - 25 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Burhaniye to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27 ₺ - 40 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 65 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to İzmir
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85 ₺ - 130 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
45 ₺ - 60 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to İzmir
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 750 ₺
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 320 ₺
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
450 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
630 ₺ - 670 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
750 ₺ - 950 ₺
Economy
450 ₺ - 600 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
700 ₺ - 850 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
950 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Jalem Tur
Phone
0545 783 50 61
Email
info@jalemtur.com
Website
jalemtur.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 ₺
Schedules at
jalemtur.com
Gestaş Deniz Ulaşım
Phone
444 0 752
Email
info@gdu.com.tr
Website
gdu.com.tr
Car ferry from Eceabat to Kepez, Çanakkale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 ₺
Schedules at
gdu.com.tr

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