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There are 2 ways to get from Skopje to Sandanski by train or car

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Train, drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miletkovo
  2. Drive from Miletkovo to Sandanski

$20 - $49

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Sandanski 169.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Sandanski is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Sandanski is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Sandanski is 161 km. The road distance is 270.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Skopje to Sandanski, including transfers.

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Sandanski is 1 h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 8:11 PM in Skopje and 9:11 PM in Sandanski.

Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Sandanski is 271 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Skopje to Sandanski.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Sandanski. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 100.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Sandanski, Bulgaria?

There is no direct connection from Skopje to Sandanski. However, you can take the train to Miletkovo then take the drive to Sandanski. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Sandanski.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Train from Skopje to Miletkovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $35

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