Flights from London to Skopje

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Skopje

Favourite airline: Wizz Air UK
76 % of travellers choose to book flights on this route with Wizz Air UK, Lufthansa and Air Serbia.
Wizz Air UK
41 %
Lufthansa
20 %
Air Serbia
15 %
Tip: book 12 days before departure
The best time to buy tickets is 12 days before the flight. Pay only £74.00.
12 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Wednesday
Choosing the right day of the week is worthwhile as prices of flights on this route are cheapest on Wednesday.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £84.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
03h 20min
11h 30min
30h 35min
£50
£134
£223
Favourite connection: via Belgrade
Flights with a stopover in Belgrade are the most popular connection for this route.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Belgrade (Beograd)
11h 20min, from £154
30 %
Direct flights
03h 20min, from £50
22 %
1 stopover Frankfurt-Main
12h 10min, from £198
17 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Skopje

Why travel to Skopje?

Skopje is the oldest surviving city in the fascinating country of Macedonia in Southern Europe. There are interesting things for travellers to discover: religious sites and museums as well as architectural highlights, landscapes or traditional festivals. The city is also a popular arrival point for those heading to beaches and resorts.

When is the best time to fly to Skopje?

A pleasantly warm climate attracts holidaymakers to this attractive city at the best time of year, from May to September. Many cultural events also provide insights into Macedonian traditions. Summer begins in mid-April with the week-long Skopje Film Festival. A highlight is the world music festival OFFest at the end of May/beginning of June. For Independence Day on 8 September, locals present parades, festivals and music all over the city. September ends with the week-long wine festival Vino-Skop. One of the most important jazz festivals in Europe also takes place in Skopje. In mid-October, music fans can listen to jazz sounds, Cuban music and experimental music.

Skopje: Start your trip well prepared

Vaccinations are not compulsory for holidays in Skopje but all the usual vaccine are recommended. Popular sights in the city include The Old Bazaar with its incomparable alleys, museums and mosques, which is an inviting place to stroll. Outside the bustling capital, the Matka Canyon is a delight: a walk to one of the old monasteries in the area, a mountain hike, kayak tours or mountain bike rides through scenic terrain is likewise highly recommended.

Cost of living and transport options

Weekly market shopping, restaurant visits and overnight stays are cheaper than in the UK. Lunch costs about MKD 120, beer about MKD 120 and soft drinks about MKD 100. From the airport, take the "Vardar-Ekspres" shuttle bus to the bus station in the centre. The journey (about MKD 175) takes about 35 minutes with stops at the Capitol Mall shopping centre and in the city centre at the Holiday Inn hotel. The bus network is cheap, but taxi rides are also cheaper than at home: the first two kilometres cost about 50 MKD, each additional kilometre about 25 MKD.

Overnight stays in a guesthouse or backpacker hostel cost about MKD 600 per night, a three-star hotel from about MKD 1,500 per night and person.

Cost of living and travel

Weekly market shopping, restaurant visits and overnight stays are cheaper than in the UK. Lunch costs about MKD 120, beer about MKD 120 and soft drinks about MKD 100. From the airport, take the "Vardar-Ekspres" shuttle bus to the bus station in the centre. The journey (about MKD 175) takes about 35 minutes with stops at the Capitol Mall shopping centre and in the city centre at the Holiday Inn hotel. The bus network is cheap, but taxi rides are also cheaper than at home: the first two kilometres cost about 50 MKD, each additional kilometre about 25 MKD.

Overnight stays in a guesthouse or backpacker hostel cost about MKD 600 per night, a three-star hotel from about MKD 1,500 per night and person.

Flight information: London - Skopje

Outbound and return from £50.10
Flight duration min. 03:05
Return flight duration min. 03:20
Distance 1961 km
Flights per week 3
Departure airport London (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Arrival airport Skopje (SKP)
Destination country Macedonia
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