There are 4 ways to get from Skopje to Veliko Tarnovo 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 Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo

Cheapest option

Bus Matpu  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Veliko Turnovo

$22 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 47 min

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

$24 - $29

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Veliko Tarnovo 294.4 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Veliko Tarnovo is to bus and train which costs $23 - $29 and takes 9 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Veliko Tarnovo is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Veliko Tarnovo is 364 km. The road distance is 471 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Skopje to Veliko Tarnovo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Veliko Tarnovo. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Skopje to Veliko Tarnovo via Sofia in around 7 h 40 min.

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 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
biomet.bg
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Union Ivkoni

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