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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Skopje by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Vienna to Skopje  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Skopje (SKP) VIE - SKP

$96 - $318

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Train to Bratislava, fly to Skopje  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Skopje (SKP) BTS - SKP

$38 - $254

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Fly Vienna to Pristina, bus  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Pristina (PRN) VIE - PRN
  2. Take the bus from Priština to Skopje

$113 - $436

Fly Vienna to Tirana, bus  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Tirana (TIA) VIE - TIA
  2. Take the bus from Tiranë to Skopje

$126 - $456

Bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Skopje

$50 - $90

Bus via Novi Pazar  •  17h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Wien Erdberg to Novi Pazar
  2. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Skopje

Train  •  25h 17m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Beograd Centar 413
  3. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje

$152 - $274

Drive  •  9h 47m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Skopje 1041.4 km

$120 - $180

Vienna to Skopje by bus

The bus journey time between Vienna and Skopje is around 14h 18m and covers a distance of around 1200 km. The fastest bus normally takes 13h 30m. Services are operated by Euro Bus MK, Makedonija Soobrakaj AD and Durmo Tours. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
14h 18m
Fastest bus time:
13h 30m
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$50
Carbon emissions:
149 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
18:00
Last bus departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna to Skopje bus schedules

Austria → North Macedonia
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International entry into North Macedonia from Austria

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into North Macedonia from Austria

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in North Macedonia

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Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into North Macedonia is currently allowed from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Skopje is 0800 002 03.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Skopje is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Skopje is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 002 03.

Yes, entry into Austria from North Macedonia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Skopje is to bus which costs €45 - €75 and takes 14h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Vienna to Skopje is to fly. Taking this option will cost €75 - €270 and takes 5h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna and arriving at Skopje. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Skopje. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Skopje via Zagreb Glavni Kol. and Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 17m.

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The distance between Vienna and Skopje is 796 km. The road distance is 1041.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Skopje without a car is to bus which takes 14h 50m and costs €45 - €75.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Vienna to Skopje, including transfers.

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Vienna to Skopje bus services, operated by Euro Bus MK, depart from Vienna station.

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Vienna to Skopje train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Skopje is to fly which takes 5h 21m and costs €75 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €75 and takes 14h 50m, you could also train, which costs €120 - €230 and takes 25h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Skopje.
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  • Distance: 796.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Skopje, North Macedonia?

Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna to Skopje twice daily. Alternatively, Euro Bus MK operates a bus from Vienna to Skopje 3 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $90 and the journey takes 14h 50m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Vienna to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Vienna to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$5 - $9
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Priština to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Tiranë to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Wien to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tirana to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Book at
hafet.getbybus.com
Euro Bus MK
Phone
+389 46 787 312
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Book at
eurobus.mk
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Pejic Tours
Phone
+381 20 314 545
Email
info@pejictours.com
Website
pejictours.com
Bus from Wien Erdberg to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
pejictours.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Sandžaktrans AD Novi Pazar
Phone
+381 20318354
Email
sandzaktrans@kavim-serbia.rs
Website
sandzaktrans.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sandzaktrans.rs

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Skopje Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Vienna to Skopje bus services, operated by Euro Bus MK, arrive at Skopje station.

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Vienna to Skopje train services, operated by Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD, arrive at Skopje station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Skopje is 1041 km. It takes approximately 9h 47m to drive from Vienna to Skopje.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Skopje Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Skopje. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs €12.

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