There are 7 ways to get from Skopje to Greece 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.

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Bus KTEL Thessalonikis  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq

$69 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus to Sofia, fly to Athens  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Athens (ATH) SOF - ATH

$44 - $142

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Train  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki AVE / ...
  2. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα

$45 - $86

Bus Siamos Tours  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Gevgelija
  2. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Athens

$44 - $50

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Athens 441.7 miles

$100 - $160

Train to Thessaloniki, fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 45 min

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

$49 - $241

Train to Thessaloniki, fly to Athens  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Athens (ATH) SKG - ATH

$47 - $169

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Greece is to bus which costs $40 - $50 and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Greece is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Greece is 337 km. The road distance is 706.7 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 30 min to get from Skopje to Greece, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Greece. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Athens Karaiskaki sq via Thessaloniki Monastiriou. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Skopje to Greece. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Αθήνα via Θεσσαλονίκη. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Greece?

You can take a bus from Skopje to Athens via Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki Monastiriou in around 10 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Skopje to Athens via Thessaloniki and Θεσσαλονίκη in around 10 h 42 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
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
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
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
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
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
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $130
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
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Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Athens Karaiskaki sq
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
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Phone
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Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Gevgelija to Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$34 - $40
Schedules at
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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
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
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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
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matpu.com

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