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

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Fly Zurich to Pristina, bus  •  7 h 39 min

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

$105 - $278

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Fly Zurich to Skopje, line 641 train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Skopje (SKP) ZRH - SKP
  2. Take the line 641 train from Skopje to Dračevo

$87 - $302

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Train to Basel, fly to Pristina, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pristina (PRN) BSL - PRN
  3. Take the bus from Priština to Tetovo

$110 - $353

Train to Mulhouse, fly to Skopje  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Skopje (SKP) MLH - SKP

$112 - $1,567

Fly Zurich to Podgorica, bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Podgorica (TGD) ZRH - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Prizren

$146 - $411

Train, bus  •  19 h 54 min

  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

$111 - $186

Bus Durmo Tours  •  24 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Skopje

$90 - $140

Bus Eurolines CH  •  26 h 2 min

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

$114 - $139

Train  •  31 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  2. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje 335

$158 - $299

Drive  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Skopje 1055.4 miles

$220 - $320

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zürich and arriving at Skopje. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 24 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Macedonia. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Skopje via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 27 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Macedonia is 1222 km. The road distance is 1688.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Macedonia without a car is to train and bus which takes 19 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Zürich to Macedonia, including transfers.

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Zürich to Macedonia bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, depart from Zürich station.

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Zürich 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 Zürich to Macedonia is to bus which takes 24 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 31 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Pristina Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Zürich to Macedonia bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, arrive at Skopje station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Macedonia.
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  • Distance: 763.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Macedonia?

Durmo Tours operates a bus from Zürich to Skopje 3 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 24 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Skopje via Beograd and Belgrade in around 31 h 27 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Basel to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Zurich to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Pristina via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Pristina via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Basel to Pristina via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Pristina via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Skopje via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Skopje via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Dračevo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Vicenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Vicenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Priština to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Zürich to Skopje
Ave. Duration
24 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Vector
Website
vectortours.de
Bus from Podgorica to Prizren
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
vectortours.de
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
13 h 28 min
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
23 h 42 min
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
1 h 20 min
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
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
autoprevoz-cacak.rs

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

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

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

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There are nine+ hotels available in Macedonia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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