Travel from Skopje to Istanbul

Train, bus or fly from Skopje to Istanbul?

Turkish Airlines, Air Serbia and AtlasGlobal fly from Skopje to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, Makedonija Soobrakaj AD operates a bus from Skopje to Istanbul 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 13 h.

How to get from Skopje to Istanbul

ModeDurationPrice
From Skopje Hotel Holiday Inn shuttle to Skopje airport, fly to Istanbul airport, then Metro to Istanbul.4 h 45 min$116
From Skopje Hotel Holiday Inn shuttle to Skopje airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen airport, shuttle to Taksim, then Metro to Istanbul.5 h 55 min$389
From Skopje train to Lipljan, taxi to Pristina airport, fly to Istanbul airport, then Metro to Istanbul.6 h 56 min$127
From Skopje train to Lipljan, taxi to Pristina airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen airport, shuttle to Taksim, then Metro to Istanbul.8 h 11 min$156
From Skopje bus to Otogar then Metro to Aksaray.13 h 14 min$46
From Skopje bus to Ferizaj, bus to Otogar, then Metro to Aksaray.17 h$42
From Skopje train to Thessaloniki, train to Dikaia, drive to Kapikule, train to Halkali, then taxi to Istanbul.20 h 41 min$95
From Skopje drive to Istanbul.8 h 8 min$123

How long does it take to get from Skopje to Istanbul?

It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Skopje to Istanbul, including transfers.

Operators from Skopje to Istanbul

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Vardar Express+389 2 2566668Vardar Express
Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines
Air SerbiaAir Serbia
AtlasGlobalAtlasGlobal
Istanbul Ulasim+90 212 568 99 70Istanbul Ulasim
Pegasus AirlinesPegasus Airlines
HavatasHavatas
MZIMZI
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD+389(0)2 24 02 388Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
VectorVector
Alpar Turizm0090 212 658 18 51Alpar Turizm
Greek Railways (OSE)Greek Railways (OSE)
Turkish Railways (TCDD)+90 444 8 233Turkish Railways (TCDD)