There are 8 ways to get from Skopje to Košice by plane, train, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly from Skopje  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Kosice (KSC) SKP - KSC

$45 - $240

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Train to Pristina, fly  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Kosice (KSC) PRN - KSC

$130 - $490

Bus, train  •  19 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Wien
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kosice Rex

$101 - $152

Bus, shuttle  •  21 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Subotica
  2. Take the bus from Subotica to Budapest Népliget 600
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice

$87 - $154

Bus  •  22 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Gevgelija Βελιγράδι - Θεσσαλονίκη λεωφορείο
  2. Take the bus from Evzonoi to Kosice

$70 - $81

Train, bus  •  23 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Budapest-Ferencváros D
  3. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice 912

$99 - $205

Train  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kosice Rex

$167 - $312

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Košice 658.9 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Košice is to bus which costs $70 - $85 and takes 22 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Košice is to fly which costs $45 - $240 and takes 8 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Košice. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Kosice via Gevgelija and Evzonoi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Skopje to Košice. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Kosice via Beograd and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 25 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Košice is 747 km. The road distance is 1054.3 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Košice without a car is to bus and train which takes 19 h 42 min and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Skopje to Košice, including transfers.

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Skopje to Košice bus services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Skopje station.

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Skopje to Košice train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), depart from Skopje station.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Košice is to fly which takes 8 h 56 min and costs $45 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $85 and takes 22 h 54 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $320 and takes 29 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Košice.
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  • Distance: 466.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 56 min

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Košice, Slovakia?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Skopje to Košice 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skopje to Košice via Gevgelija and Evzonoi in around 22 h 54 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Skopje to Kosice via Budapest, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Pristina to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Kosice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Pristina to Kosice via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Skopje to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pristina to Kosice via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Pristina to Kosice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kosice
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Beograd to Budapest-Ferencváros
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Beograd to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Wien
Ave. Duration
12 h 36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
ms.mk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Skopje to Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Skopje to Subotica
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Subotica to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Skopje to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Evzonoi to Kosice
Ave. Duration
18 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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