Athens to Skopje
Replies: 7 - Last Post: Sep 17, 2013 6:25 AM Last Post By: Thobs13
Sep 6, 2013 12:51 AM
Athens to SkopjeHi Everyone
I am stragling to find train or flight from Athens to Skopje. I had a plan to travel to Thesseloniki by train and proceed by train. but Im told that there is no train from Thesseloniki to Skopje anymore. which is a recommended/ available route to take.
Edited by: Thobs13
Sep 6, 2013 7:12 AM
1There are no international trains to/from Greece. They were cut when the economic crisis hit Greece.
I think bus is your only option. Get youself to Thessaloniki, and from there I think there are at least 2-3 buses a day to Skopje.
Sep 6, 2013 7:13 AM
Sep 6, 2013 11:34 AM
3Information from #2 is confirmed on the Skopje bus station website. I think there are other bus lines that serve this corridor (at least there used to be).
Although online timetables can be inaccurate (out of date, etc), this one shows two additional departures each day:
This page lists two departures daily, one at 6 am and one at 17:30.
Point is, you'll probably just want to ask around in Thessaloniki.
Sep 12, 2013 1:05 AM
Sep 16, 2013 8:38 AM
5Do you want to visit Skopje? If not, you may go directly by bus from Athens (dp usually 8.00 and 20.00) to Florina (Greece), board there a taxi for a short ride to Bitola and go on by bus to Ohrid: much faster than via Skopje.
Timetable Thessaloniki - Florina: http://www.ktelmacedonia.gr/en/routes/list/tid=36#routes
Sep 16, 2013 4:00 PM
6Best bet, bus from Saloniki to Florina €15 one way ticket, 3,5 hrs bus ride,
Taxi from Florina to Bitola , best is taxi o come from Bitola o pick you up, ( cheaper) price is €27 for Lund trip of 72km. Than bus from Bitola o Ohrid. 6 buses dily, one way ticket 240 MKD denars, return 420. Transkop or Galeb buses .
Timetable as follows
Hope this helps
P.s. if you need info on good and trusted taxi driver to pick you up from Florina, let me know I will send you details in your PL mailbox.
Sep 17, 2013 6:25 AM
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