There are 3 ways to get from Sofia to Skopje 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

$9 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Skopje 153.8 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Skopje is to bus which costs $9 - $18 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Skopje is to drive which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $24 - $40.

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The distance between Sofia and Skopje is 174 km. The road distance is 246 km.

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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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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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What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Skopje, 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 43
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
$9 - $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
$13 - $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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