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There are 7 ways to get from Skopje to Varna by bus, 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 Biomet  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Varna

$30 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Varna  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Varna 2613 / ...

$26 - $33

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Varna 2601 / ...

$28 - $35

Bus Biser Prom  •  20 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Pomorie
  2. Take the bus from Pomorie to Varna

$59 - $86

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Varna 475 miles

$75 - $110

Fly from Skopje  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Varna (VAR) SKP - VAR

$66 - $269

Bus to Sofia, fly  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR

$37 - $136

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Varna is to bus and train which costs $25 - $35 and takes 13 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Varna is to fly which costs $65 - $270 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Varna. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Varna via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Varna is 548 km. The road distance is 760.1 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 45 min and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 10 h 45 min to get from Skopje to Varna, including transfers.

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Skopje to Varna bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Skopje station.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Varna is to bus which takes 10 h 45 min and costs $30 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $65 - $270 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Skopje Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Skopje to Varna bus services, operated by Biomet, arrive at Varna station.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Varna.
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  • Distance: 342.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Skopje to Varna via Sofia in around 10 h 45 min. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Wizz Air fly from Skopje to Varna twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Skopje to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk, Constanta
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Skopje to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
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
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Pomorie
Ave. Duration
17 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
TRAVEL EKSPRES OOD
Phone
052/733162
Email
travelexpres@mail.bg
Website
travelexpresbg.com
Bus from Pomorie to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
travelexpresbg.com

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Varna is 1 h ahead of Skopje. It is currently 4:57 AM in Skopje and 5:57 AM in Varna.

Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Varna is 760 km. It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to drive from Skopje to Varna.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Skopje Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1274+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 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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