There are 7 ways to get from Skopje to Turkey by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Skopje to Istanbul  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Istanbul (IST) SKP - IST

$72 - $159

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Istanbul

$30 - $54

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Train to Pristina, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 6 min

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

$46 - $123

Fly Skopje to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) SKP - SAW

$59 - $1,256

Train to Pristina, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) PRN - SAW

$49 - $227

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Uroševac
  2. Take the bus from Ferizaj to Istanbul

$41 - $42

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Istanbul 488.8 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Turkey is to bus which costs $40 - $42 and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Turkey is to fly which costs $70 - $160 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Turkey is 1193 km. The road distance is 782.1 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Turkey without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 14 min and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Skopje to Turkey, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Turkey is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $70 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 13 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Skopje Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Turkey is 2 h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 2:05 AM in Skopje and 3:05 AM in Turkey.

Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Turkey is 782 km. It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to drive from Skopje to Turkey.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Skopje Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 745.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Skopje to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, Makedonija Soobrakaj AD operates a bus from Skopje to Istanbul 3 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $55 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Skopje to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Pristina to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Pristina to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
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
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
ms.mk
Vector
Website
vectortours.de
Bus from Skopje to Uroševac
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vectortours.de
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ferizaj to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $36
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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There are three+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Skopje Airport is to shuttle which takes 35 min and costs .

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