How to travel from Thessaloniki to Skopje

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Travel Information from Thessaloniki to Skopje

distanceDistance122 miles (197 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 5 h

Travel 122 miles (197 km) by bus or train from Thessaloniki to Skopje. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this trip, with tickets costing about $23 (€20). Travelers can even take a direct from Thessaloniki to Skopje.

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Travel between Thessaloniki, Greece and Skopje, North Macedonia is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Greece enter North Macedonia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Skopje from Thessaloniki?

Conditions of entry into North Macedonia:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Skopje, North Macedonia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of North Macedonia has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 2/21/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Thessaloniki and Skopje.

The restriction level for your return to Thessaloniki, Greece from North Macedonia is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Thessaloniki from Skopje restricted?

Entry into Greece is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of North Macedonia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Thessaloniki from Skopje?

Conditions of reentry into Greece:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Thessaloniki, Greece?

You should observe these safety measures in Greece as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Greece was last checked on 2/21/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Thessaloniki from Skopje closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Thessaloniki to Skopje. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Skopje is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€20) compared to other travel options to Skopje:

A bus is $23 (€20) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Thessaloniki to Skopje costing on average $45 (€40).

The fastest way from Thessaloniki to Skopje is by travel with an average journey time of min.

There are alternative travel options to Skopje that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Skopje by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

Skopje is approximately 122 miles (197 km) away from Thessaloniki.

The average frequency per day from Thessaloniki to Skopje is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Thessaloniki and Skopje as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Thessaloniki to Skopje:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Thessaloniki, Macedonia Intercity Bus Station and arrive in Скопје (Skopje).
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Thessaloniki to Skopje depart from Thessaloniki to Skopje (Скопје).
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When planning your trip from Thessaloniki to Skopje, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $23 (€20) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $45 (€40) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Thessaloniki to Skopje online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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