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There are 9 ways to get from Skopje to Zürich by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Skopje to Zurich  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Zurich (ZRH) SKP - ZRH

$88 - $299

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Train to Pristina, fly to Zurich  •  7h 36m

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

$102 - $281

Fly Skopje to Mulhouse, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Mulhouse (MLH) SKP - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$108 - $1,516

Bus, train  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Vicenza
  2. Take the train from Vicenza to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec

$103 - $232

Bus Durmo Tours  •  24h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Zürich

$90 - $140

Bus Eurolines CH  •  26h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Bujanovac
  2. Take the bus from Bujanovac to Zurich

$113 - $143

Train  •  31h 16m

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade
  2. Take the train from Novi Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB Rj

$242 - $440

Train, night train  •  33h 24m

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade
  2. Take the night train from Novi Beograd to Zürich HB En

$142 - $280

Drive  •  16h 26m

  1. Drive from Skopje to Zürich 1055.5 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Zürich is to bus which costs $110 - $150 and takes 26h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Zürich is to fly which costs $85 - $300 and takes 5h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Skopje and arriving at Zürich. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 24h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Skopje to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Zürich HB via Beograd centar, Novi Beograd and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 16m.

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The distance between Skopje and Zürich is 1178 km. The road distance is 1688.8 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Zürich without a car is to bus and train which takes 20h 10m and costs $100 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Skopje to Zürich, including transfers.

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Skopje to Zürich bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, depart from Skopje station.

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

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The best way to get from Skopje to Zürich is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs $85 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 24h 22m, you could also train, which costs $240 - $440 and takes 31h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 736.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Zürich, Switzerland?

Edelweiss Air, Germania Flug AG and four other airlines fly from Skopje to Zürich 5 times a day. Alternatively, Durmo Tours operates a bus from Skopje to Zürich 3 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 24h 22m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Pristina to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Skopje to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Pristina to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Skopje to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Pristina to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Skopje to Zurich via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Pristina to Zurich via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Skopje to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pristina to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Pristina to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Zurich via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Skopje to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $21
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Vicenza to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Vicenza to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Vicenza to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Novi Beograd to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
bahn.de
Night train from Novi Beograd to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
22h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Vicenza
Ave. Duration
13h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Zürich
Ave. Duration
24h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Skopje to Bujanovac
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Autoprevoz Cacak
Phone
+381 32 322 461
Email
info@kavim-serbia.rs
Website
autoprevoz-cacak.rs
Bus from Skopje to Bujanovac
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
autoprevoz-cacak.rs
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bujanovac to Zurich
Ave. Duration
23h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Skopje Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Skopje to Zürich bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, arrive at Zürich station.

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Skopje to Zürich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Zürich is 1689 km. It takes approximately 16h 26m to drive from Skopje to Zürich.

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Edelweiss Air, Germania Flug AG, Adria Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Skopje Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 522+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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

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