Bus Sofia - Skopje prices from RM 127.50

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Sofia to Skopje by bus

The journey from Sofia to Skopje by bus is 174.18 km and takes 9 hrs 5 mins. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:00 am and the last at 8:30 am. It is possible to travel from Sofia to Skopje by bus for as little as RM 127.50 or as much as RM 190.13. The best price for this journey is RM 127.50.

Lowest PriceRM 127.50
Journey Duration9 hrs 5 mins
Connection per Day2
Lowest PriceRM 127.50
Highest PriceRM 190.13
First Departure7:00 am
Last Departure8:30 am
Distance174.18 km
DepartureSofia
ArrivalSkopje
CarriersKALEIA, FlixBus

Sofia to Skopje Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 29 May 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Sofia to Skopje by bus?

When you're traveling from Sofia to Skopje, you can expect to pay an average of approximately RM 157.97. You might be able to find prices as low as RM 127.50, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around RM 157.97 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Sofia to Skopje.

How long does it take to get from Sofia to Skopje by bus?

Traveling from Sofia to Skopje by bus will usually take 9 hrs 5 mins. This journey covers a distance of 174.18 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 9 hrs 5 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Sofia and Skopje is around 174.18 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 9 hrs 5 mins. However, the fastest routes between Sofia and Skopje take 4 hrs 0 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Sofia to Skopje?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Sofia at 7:00 am, and the last departure will leave at 8:30 am. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Sofia to Skopje can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Sofia at 7:00 am, and the last departure will leave at 8:30 am. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Sofia to Skopje can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do journeys run from Sofia to Skopje?

On average, there are 2 daily departures from Sofia to Skopje. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Sofia which travel directly to Skopje. There are 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sofia to Skopje. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Sofia to Skopje
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Sofia to Skopje.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sofia to Skopje, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Sofia to Skopje.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around RM 127.13 to RM 158.84 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 20% on your trip!

Find the best day to travel to Skopje by bus

When travelling to Skopje by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Sofia to Skopje CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
12.19kg
Bus
13.06kg
Flight
34.84kg
Car
27.87kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Sofia to Skopje?
A bus ticket from Sofia to Skopje is RM 157.97. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as RM 127.50.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Sofia to Skopje?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Sofia to Skopje is RM 127.50. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Sofia and Skopje by bus?
Sofia to Skopje is 174.18 km.
How long does the bus between Sofia and Skopje take?
Sofia to Skopje is on average 9 hrs 5 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 0 mins.
Which companies operate from Sofia to Skopje?
The bus journey from Sofia to Skopje is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: KALEIA and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Sofia to Skopje?
Sofia to Skopje has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Sofia to Skopje leave?
The earliest bus from Sofia to Skopje departs at 7:00 am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Sofia to Skopje depart?
The latest bus from Sofia to Skopje departs at 8:30 am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Sofia to Skopje in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is RM 127.50 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Sofia to Skopje by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Sofia and Skopje is 4 hrs 0 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Sofia to Skopje?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Sofia and Skopje.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sofia to Skopje by bus?
The bus journey from Sofia to Skopje creates 13.06kg of CO2 emissions.