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

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Recommended option

Bus Biser Prom  •  8h 30m

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

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  8h 48m

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

$28 - $44

3 alternative options

Train  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki 335
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Nikiforos Θεσσαλονίκη - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι

$90 - $164

Train, bus  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Gevgelija 335
  2. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala

$30 - $66

Drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Drive from Skopje to Kavala 238 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Kavala is to bus which costs $27 - $45 and takes 8h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Kavala is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 4h 21m.

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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 8h 30m.

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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 8h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 30m 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 8h 30m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $170 and takes 9h 22m.

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

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Kavala is 1h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 4:33 PM in Skopje and 5:33 PM in Kavala.

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

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

You can take a bus from Skopje to Kavala via Bansko in around 8h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Skopje to Kavala via Thessaloniki and Nikiforos in around 9h 22m.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
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mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $40
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Nikiforos
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$13 - $17
1st Class Ticket
$18 - $23
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$25 - $30
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$32 - $35
Bus operators
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Bansko
Ave. Duration
4h
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
3h 30m
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
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
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
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Gevgelija to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
siamostours.gr

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

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There are 641+ hotels available in Kavala. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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