Distance between Skopje and Istanbul

The distance from Skopje to Istanbul is 496 miles by road including 388 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 19 minutes and goes through Kyustendil, Dupnitsa, Sofia, Pazardzhik, Dimitrovgrad, Haskovo and Edirne.

There are tolls on the route.
Route length: 495.9 mi
Driving time: 8 h 19 min
Fuel amount: 16.9 gal
Fuel cost: 41.5 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Skopje 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
SK-01 A2 82 mi, 1 h 35 min
Kyustendil 82 mi 1:35 1 h 35 min 2.4 gal
6 62 28 mi, 31 min
Dupnitsa 110 mi 2:07 2 h 07 min 3.5 gal
A 3 11 mi, 10 min
Radomir 121 mi 2:17 2 h 17 min 4.0 gal
A 3 26 mi, 24 min
Sofia 147 mi 2:41 2 h 41 min 4.8 gal
18 A 1 77 mi, 1 h 11 min
Pazardzhik 224 mi 3:52 3 h 52 min 7.2 gal
A 1 62 mi, 54 min
Dimitrovgrad 285 mi 4:47 4 h 47 min 9.4 gal
A 4 10 mi, 08 min
Haskovo 296 mi 4:56 4 h 56 min 10.1 gal
A 4 54 mi, 53 min
Edirne 350 mi 5:49 5 h 49 min 11.8 gal
O-3 146 mi, 2 h 29 min
Istanbul 496 mi 8:19 8 h 19 min 16.8 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Skopje 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
SK-01 A2 9 mi, 12 min
Marino 9 mi 0:12 12 min 0.3 gal
A2 3 mi, 02 min
Miladinovci 12 mi 0:14 14 min 0.4 gal
A2 A1 2 mi, 02 min
Deljadrovci 15 mi 0:17 17 min 0.5 gal
A1 2 mi, 01 min
Agino Selo 17 mi 0:19 19 min 0.5 gal
A1 1 mi, 01 min
Brzak 18 mi 0:20 20 min 0.6 gal
A1 2 mi, 02 min
Romanovce 21 mi 0:22 22 min 0.7 gal
A1 A2 11 mi, 12 min
Mlado Nagorichane 32 mi 0:35 35 min 1.0 gal
A2 2 mi, 03 min
Vojnik 34 mi 0:38 38 min 1.1 gal
A2 7 mi, 08 min
Rugjince 41 mi 0:46 46 min 1.4 gal
A2 3 mi, 04 min
Stracin 44 mi 0:50 50 min 1.5 gal
A2 6 mi, 06 min
Rankovce 50 mi 0:57 57 min 1.6 gal
A2 4 mi, 04 min
Psacha 54 mi 1:02 1 h 02 min 1.8 gal
A2 3 mi, 04 min
Konopnica 57 mi 1:06 1 h 06 min 1.9 gal
A2 8 mi, 09 min
Krklja 65 mi 1:15 1 h 15 min 2.1 gal
A2 3 mi, 03 min
Uzem 68 mi 1:19 1 h 19 min 2.3 gal
A2 14 mi, 16 min
Kyustendil 82 mi 1:35 1 h 35 min 2.4 gal
6 12 mi, 13 min
Nevestino 94 mi 1:49 1 h 49 min 3.2 gal
62 4 mi, 03 min
Dolna Koznitsa 97 mi 1:52 1 h 52 min 3.3 gal
62 13 mi, 13 min
Dupnitsa 110 mi 2:06 2 h 06 min 3.5 gal
A 3 11 mi, 10 min
Radomir 121 mi 2:16 2 h 16 min 4.0 gal
A 3 8 mi, 07 min
Studena 129 mi 2:24 2 h 24 min 4.3 gal
A 3 18 mi, 16 min
Sofia 147 mi 2:40 2 h 40 min 4.8 gal
18 A 1 25 mi, 24 min
Elin Pelin 172 mi 3:05 3 h 05 min 5.8 gal
A 1 12 mi, 11 min
Ihtiman 185 mi 3:17 3 h 17 min 5.9 gal
A 1 12 mi, 10 min
Kostenets 197 mi 3:27 3 h 27 min 6.6 gal
A 1 8 mi, 07 min
Септември 205 mi 3:35 3 h 35 min 6.8 gal
A 1 19 mi, 17 min
Pazardzhik 224 mi 3:52 3 h 52 min 7.2 gal
A 1 13 mi, 11 min
Radinovo 237 mi 4:03 4 h 03 min 8.0 gal
A 1 2 mi, 01 min
Tsaratsovo 239 mi 4:04 4 h 04 min 8.1 gal
A 1 6 mi, 05 min
Jeliazno 244 mi 4:10 4 h 10 min 8.3 gal
A 1 11 mi, 09 min
Раковски 255 mi 4:19 4 h 19 min 8.4 gal
A 1 7 mi, 06 min
Opalchenets 262 mi 4:26 4 h 26 min 8.9 gal
A 1 9 mi, 08 min
Chirpan 272 mi 4:34 4 h 34 min 9.1 gal
A 4 14 mi, 12 min
Dimitrovgrad 285 mi 4:46 4 h 46 min 9.4 gal
A 4 10 mi, 08 min
Haskovo 296 mi 4:55 4 h 55 min 10.1 gal
A 4 12 mi, 10 min
Harmanli 307 mi 5:05 5 h 05 min 10.1 gal
A 4 13 mi, 11 min
Lyubimets 320 mi 5:17 5 h 17 min 10.8 gal
A 4 9 mi, 09 min
Svilengrad 330 mi 5:26 5 h 26 min 10.9 gal
A 4 D100 11 mi, 12 min
Yenikadın 341 mi 5:38 5 h 38 min 11.5 gal
D100 O-3 9 mi, 09 min
Edirne 350 mi 5:48 5 h 48 min 11.8 gal
O-3 6 mi, 06 min
Köşençifliği 356 mi 5:55 5 h 55 min 12.1 gal
O-3 7 mi, 06 min
Söğütlüdere 363 mi 6:02 6 h 02 min 12.3 gal
O-3 12 mi, 12 min
Hazinedar 375 mi 6:14 6 h 14 min 12.7 gal
O-3 2 mi, 02 min
Demirkapı 377 mi 6:16 6 h 16 min 12.8 gal
O-3 80 mi, 1 h 17 min
Kavaklı 457 mi 7:34 7 h 34 min 15.4 gal
O-3 7 mi, 07 min
Ortaköy 463 mi 7:42 7 h 42 min 15.7 gal
O-3 7 mi, 08 min
Bahşayış 470 mi 7:50 7 h 50 min 15.9 gal
O-3 3 mi, 03 min
Karaağaç Mah. 473 mi 7:53 7 h 53 min 16.1 gal
O-3 4 mi, 04 min
Akçaburgaz Mh. 477 mi 7:58 7 h 58 min 16.2 gal
O-3 18 mi, 20 min
Istanbul 496 mi 8:18 8 h 18 min 16.8 gal

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Skopje to Istanbul?

Fuel cost: 41.5 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 495.9 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 2.46 USD / gal)

How long is a car ride from Skopje to Istanbul?

Driving time: 8 h 19 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 227 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 3 h 20 min
  • 108 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 1 h 44 min
  • 6 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 5 min
  • 43 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 46 min
  • 98 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 h 57 min
  • 4 mi with a maximum speed 43 mph = 6 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 37 mph = 3 min
  • 6 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 11 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 25 mph = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Skopje to Istanbul by land?

The distance between Skopje and Istanbul is 495.9 mi by road including 388.4 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Skopje and Istanbul respectively.

How far is Skopje to Istanbul by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Skopje and Istanbul is 395.8 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Skopje and Istanbul respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Skopje from Istanbul by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 47 min to cover the distance of 396 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 53 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Skopje to Istanbul?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 39 min to cover the distance of 396 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 2 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Skopje and Istanbul?

The halfway point between Skopje and Istanbul is Jeliazno. It is located about 4 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Jeliazno to Skopje is 244 mi and driving will take about 4 h 10 min. The road between Jeliazno and Istanbul has length 252 mi and will take approximately 4 h 9 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Раковски is in 255 mi from Skopje and 240 mi from Istanbul
  • Tsaratsovo is in 239 mi from Skopje and 257 mi from Istanbul
  • Radinovo is in 237 mi from Skopje and 259 mi from Istanbul

Where is Skopje in relation to Istanbul?

Skopje is located 396 mi west of Istanbul.

Skopje has geographic coordinates: latitude 41.99609, longitude 21.43165.

Istanbul has geographic coordinates: latitude 41.00963, longitude 28.96516.

Which highway goes from Skopje to Istanbul?

The route from Skopje to Istanbul follows O-3, A 1, A 4.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A2: 53 mi
  • A 3: 37 mi
  • 62: 21 mi
  • 6: 17 mi
  • A1: 12 mi
  • 18: 9 mi
  • A 6: 9 mi
  • 8: 7 mi
  • D100: 6 mi
  • 1: 5 mi
  • SK-01: 1 mi
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