There are 3 ways to get from Sofia to Macedonia by bus 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.

Recommended option

Bus Kaleia  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$20

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  7 h 42 min

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

$8 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Skopje 153.8 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Skopje. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Sofia and Macedonia is 179 km. The road distance is 246.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Macedonia without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs .

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The bus from Sofia to Skopje takes 5 h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Sofia to Macedonia bus services, operated by Kaleia, depart from Sofia station.

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Sofia to Macedonia bus services, operated by Kaleia, arrive at Skopje station.

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Macedonia is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 3:14 AM in Sofia and 2:14 AM in Macedonia.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Macedonia is 246 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Sofia to Macedonia.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Macedonia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Macedonia.
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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Macedonia?

Kaleia operates a bus from Sofia to Skopje 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 5 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Kyustendil Municipality Transport
Website
kustendil.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
kustendil.bg
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg

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