The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Skopje to Sofia is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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8 h 46 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Skopje for Sofia every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||107 miles (173 km)|
|Average bus ticket price||$16 (€15)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
Buses from Skopje to Sofia cover the 107 miles (173 km) long journey taking on average 5 h with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $16 (€15), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from Skopje (Скопје) and arrive in Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).
Travel by bus between Skopje, North Macedonia and Sofia, Bulgaria is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of North Macedonia
The government of Bulgaria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Skopje and Sofia closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Bulgaria to North Macedonia is: Unrestricted.
Entry into North Macedonia is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria
Requirements for reentering:
The government of North Macedonia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Skopje from Sofia.
Some of the Skopje bus stations to Sofia you can start your journey from include Скопје (Skopje), Skopje, Transporten Centar (Скопjе, Транспортен Центар) and Skopje, International Airport (Скопје, Меѓународен Аеродром). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Sofia include Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара), София, Сердика Център (Sofia, Serdika Center) and София, Централна Aвтогара 2 (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara 2).
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Skopje (Скопје) and arriving in Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Skopje (Скопје), which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара), located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center.
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