There are 7 ways to get from Varna to Skopje by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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

Cheapest option

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

5 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

$58 - $253

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje

$37 - $135

Fly to Pristina, train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Pristina (PRN) VAR - PRN
  2. Take the train from Fushë Kosovë to Skopje

$64 - $265

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varna to Skopje is to train and bus which costs $26 - $35 and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Skopje is to fly which takes 6 h 50 min and costs $55 - $260.

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The distance between Varna and Skopje is 548 km. The road distance is 781 km.

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

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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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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, Wizz Air and three other airlines fly 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 Pristina via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Varna to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Fushë Kosovë to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $22
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
MZI
Website
mzi.mk
Train from Kosovo Polje to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mzi.mk
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
$19
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
$17 - $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
$19 - $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
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk

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