There are 6 ways to get from Varna to Skopje by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Biomet  •  11 h 47 min

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

$32 - $38

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Train, bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia 2612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$27 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus ETAP Group  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
  3. Take the bus from Kyustendil to Skopje

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Skopje 488.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Skopje  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Skopje (SKP) VAR - SKP

$123 - $463

Fly to Pristina, train  •  8 h 27 min

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

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Skopje is to train and bus which costs $27 - $35 and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Skopje is to fly which costs $120 - $470 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Skopje. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Skopje via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 47 min.

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The distance between Varna and Skopje is 548 km. The road distance is 781.4 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Skopje without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 47 min and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 11 h 47 min to get from Varna to Skopje, including transfers.

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Varna to Skopje bus services, operated by Biomet, depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Skopje is to bus which takes 11 h 47 min and costs $30 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $120 - $470 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Skopje Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Varna to Skopje bus services, operated by Matpu, arrive at Skopje station.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Skopje.
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  • Distance: 342.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 47 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Skopje, Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Varna to Skopje via Sofia and Sofia in around 11 h 47 min. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines flies from Varna to Skopje twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Constanta, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Varna to Pristina via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Varna to Pristina via Constanta, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Miradi e Poshtme to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Bus operators
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
biomet.bg
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
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Varna to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
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
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk

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