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.

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob Θεσσαλονίκη - Βελιγράδι λεωφορείο

$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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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.

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

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Skopje is 196 km. The road distance is 229.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs 20€ - 30€.

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

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Thessaloniki to Skopje bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis station.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje.
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  • Distance: 122.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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. Greek Railways (OSE) also services this route once 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
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com

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