There are 3 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje by bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob

$23 - $35

Cheapest option

Night train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje Hellas Express / ...

$7 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Skopje 143.2 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Skopje, Macedonia?

Simeonidis Tours operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h. Makedonija Soobrakaj AD also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
28 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Thessaloniki and Skopje is 196 km. The road distance is 229 km.

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje is to night train which costs 6€ - 17€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje is to drive which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Skopje. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis and arriving at Skopje Zob. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

The bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob takes 4 h including transfers and departs every four hours.