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There are 10 ways to get from Switzerland to Macedonia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Zurich to Skopje  •  6h 50m

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

$87 - $303

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Fly Basel to Pristina, bus  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pristina (PRN) BSL - PRN
  2. Take the bus from Priština to Tetovo

$77 - $293

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Fly Zurich to Pristina, bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Pristina (PRN) ZRH - PRN
  2. Take the bus from Priština to Tetovo

$105 - $279

Fly Geneva to Pristina, bus  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pristina (PRN) GVA - PRN
  2. Take the bus from Priština to Tetovo

$83 - $284

Fly Mulhouse to Skopje  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Skopje (SKP) MLH - SKP

$79 - $1,507

Train, bus  •  20h 34m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Vicenza Fr
  3. Take the bus from Vicenza to Skopje

$119 - $205

Bus Durmo Tours  •  25h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Skopje

$98 - $155

Bus Eurolines CH  •  27h 13m

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

$116 - $147

Train  •  32h 26m

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

$239 - $456

Drive  •  16h 21m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Skopje 1055.4 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Macedonia is to bus which costs SFr 110 - SFr 150 and takes 27h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Macedonia is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 1500 and takes 6h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Macedonia. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Skopje via Zürich HB, Wien Hbf, Novi Beograd and Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 26m.

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The distance between Switzerland and Macedonia is 1217 km. The road distance is 1688.7 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Macedonia without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 34m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Switzerland to Macedonia, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Macedonia train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Macedonia is to fly which takes 6h 50m and costs SFr 85 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 95 - SFr 160 and takes 25h 25m, you could also train, which costs SFr 230 - SFr 460 and takes 32h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Skopje Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Switzerland to Macedonia train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Skopje station.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Macedonia.
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  • Distance: 760.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Switzerland and Macedonia?

Germania Flug AG, Edelweiss Air and five other airlines fly from Zürich to Dračevo 5 times a day. Alternatively, Durmo Tours operates a bus from Zürich to Skopje 3 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 24h 23m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Pristina via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Zurich to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Skopje via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Pristina via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Skopje via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Pristina via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Pristina via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Basel to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Skopje via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Vicenza
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
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 Milano Centrale to Vicenza
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Vicenza
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
italotreno.it
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 Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
11h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Priština to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Zürich to Skopje
Ave. Duration
24h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Vicenza to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
ms.mk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Bujanovac
Ave. Duration
23h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Bujanovac to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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 Bujanovac to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
autoprevoz-cacak.rs

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Macedonia is 1689 km. It takes approximately 16h 21m to drive from Switzerland to Macedonia.

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Germania Flug AG, Edelweiss Air, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Skopje Airport.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 18m and costs SFr 11 - SFr 20.

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