There are 4 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.

Recommended option

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob

$24 - $40

Cheapest option

Night train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje Hellas Express

$8 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Negotino
  2. Take the bus from Negotino to Skopje

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Skopje 143.2 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Skopje, Macedonia?

Simeonidis Tours operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h. Makedonija Soobrakaj AD also services this route twice 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
$8 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$8 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$13 - $20
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
[email protected]
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
[email protected]
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Thessaloniki to Negotino
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ms.mk
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
[email protected]
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Negotino to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Thessaloniki to Skopje?

The distance between Thessaloniki and Skopje is 196 km. The road distance is 229 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje?

The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje is to drive which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

Is there a direct train between Thessaloniki and Skopje?

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

Is there a direct bus between Thessaloniki and Skopje?

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.

How long does it take to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje?

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