There are 7 ways to get from Skopje to Romania by bus, train, night bus, night 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 FlixBus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 980

$38 - $60

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Bus, train, night train  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  3. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord

$29 - $36

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Bus, train, night bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Pleven 462
  3. Take the night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari

$34 - $49

Bus via Kriva Palanka  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Kriva Palanka
  2. Take the bus from Kriva Palanka to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse
  4. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Bucharest 395.7 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Skopje  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SKP - OTP

$107 - $244

Bus to Sofia, fly  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SOF - OTP

$69 - $265

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Romania is to bus and train and night train which costs $28 - $40 and takes 14 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Romania is to fly which costs $100 - $250 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Romania is 514 km. The road distance is 633.2 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Romania without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 7 min and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 12 h 7 min to get from Skopje to Romania, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Romania is to bus which takes 12 h 7 min and costs $35 - $60. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $250 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Skopje Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Romania is 1 h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 7:44 PM in Skopje and 8:44 PM in Romania.

Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Romania is 633 km. It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to drive from Skopje to Romania.

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Turkish Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Skopje Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Romania.
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  • Distance: 321.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 7 min

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Romania?

You can take a bus from Skopje to Bucharest via Sofia, Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari, and Păcii in around 12 h 7 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Skopje to Sector 2 every 4 hours.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Skopje to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
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
ms.mk
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
Schedules at
matpu.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ATP Proleter
Website
mktransport.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kriva Palanka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mktransport.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Kriva Palanka to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Union Ivkoni
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Orlan S.R.O
Phone
+420/ 222 314 182
Email
office@orlan.cz
Website
orlan.cz
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
orlan.cz

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