There are 5 ways to get from Skopje to Kavala by bus, train or car

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 Biser Prom  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Bansko
  2. Take the bus from Bansko to Kavala

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala Express

$28 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki AVE / ...
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Nikiforos Θεσσαλονίκη - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι

$91 - $139

Train, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Gevgelija AVE
  2. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala

$31 - $68

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Kavala 238 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Kavala. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Kavala via Bansko. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Kavala is 274 km. The road distance is 380.8 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Kavala without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Skopje to Kavala, including transfers.

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Skopje to Kavala bus services, operated by Biser Prom, depart from Skopje station.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Kavala is to bus which takes 8 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 8 min.

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Skopje to Kavala bus services, operated by Kaleia, arrive at Kavala station.

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Kavala is 1 h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 9:11 AM in Skopje and 10:11 AM in Kavala.

Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Kavala is 381 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Skopje to Kavala.

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There are 696+ hotels available in Kavala. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Kavala.
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  • Distance: 171.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Skopje to Kavala via Bansko in around 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Skopje to Kavala via Thessaloniki and Nikiforos in around 9 h 8 min.

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
Train from Skopje to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $40
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Nikiforos
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$14 - $19
First Class
$17 - $23
Bus operators
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Bansko
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Bansko to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
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 Gevgelija to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ms.mk
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
siamostours.gr

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