There are 3 ways to get from Skopje to Thessaloniki by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki Βελιγράδι - Θεσσαλονίκη λεωφορείο

$23 - $35

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Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki AVE / ...

$16 - $50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Thessaloniki 147.1 miles

$35 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Skopje and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Skopje and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Thessaloniki is 196 km. The road distance is 235.3 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Skopje to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Skopje station.

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

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The best way to get from Skopje to Thessaloniki is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 22 min.

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Skopje to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 10:47 PM in Skopje and 11:47 PM in Thessaloniki.

Map of how to get from Skopje to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 122.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Simeonidis Tours operates a bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Macedonian Railways (MZ) operates a train from Skopje to Thessaloniki once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 22 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
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mzt.mk
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.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
$13 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Skopje to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Thessaloniki is 235 km. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Skopje to Thessaloniki.

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