The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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4 h 20 m
Buses per day
Of the 2 buses that leave Sofia for Skopje 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||$12 (€11)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
Buses from Sofia to Skopje cover the 107 miles (173 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like kaleia. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $12 (€11), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $1 (€1).
Travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Skopje, North Macedonia by bus is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in North Macedonia must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Sofia and Skopje as this information can change.
Return travel from North Macedonia to Bulgaria is: Fully open.
Entry into Bulgaria is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of North Macedonia
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Bulgaria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 7/28/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Sofia from Skopje.
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