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

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  •  3 h 30 min

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

$23 - $35

Cheapest option

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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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 2 h 51 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 bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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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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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
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Σκόπια to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
28 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com

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