Turkish Airlines offers four different flight alternatives in average every day from New York to Skopje, all operated as connecting over Istanbul Airport (IST). The number of flights remains the same all year round; however there may be changes on the hours of departure from time to time throughout the year.
The duration of the flights by Turkish Airlines from New York to Skopje varies by the layover at Istanbul, ranging from 15 to 32 hours. You may consider benefiting from the sightseeing service Touristanbul offered complimentary by Turkish Airlines for its passengers with a layover between 6 and 24 hours and turn your time in Istanbul into pleasant moments to explore this beautiful city. In addition, the service Stopover provides a chance to both explore the city with a sightseeing tour as well as free accommodation opportunities for the passengers with a layover more than 20 hours.
Located in the northeastern United States, New York is surely known by the entire world, as the biggest symbol of the American dream for many travellers. Having an extremely cosmopolitan population in sociocultural aspects, this enchanting metropolis arouses interest by its utterly popular districts as well. The glorious city comprising of truly famous districts like Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten Island is full of various events taking place at all hours in a day.
As a total vibrant city where life goes on ceaselessly, New York’s bridges providing transport between Manhattan and the main land add a pleasant style to the city by their stunning architectural details. This region which offers countless alternatives in shopping and entertainment where you can feel the pulse of the city is the favorite of many tourists. Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty are the most noteworthy icons identified with the city, whereas the Central Park ranks among the top visited spots with its vast and verdant space.
There are three airports in New York to manage the busy air traffic all year round: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Flights from New York by Turkish Airlines take off from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
There are a couple of alternatives for getting to the airport from the city center. The most preferred option would be the railway system. It is possible to reach Howard Beach station by A train line setting off from Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan, and change here to JFK AirTrain line to reach the airport.
In addition, the train line E from Queens and Midtown Manhattan, and the train lines J and Z from Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan reach Jamaica station where you can transfer to JFK AirTrain. If you are travelling from Long Island or Brooklyn, you may transfer to JFK AirTrain at Long Island Penn station to reach the airport as well.
It is also possible to reach the airport via the private shuttles serving between the center and airport, cabs available 7/24 and buses operating to the terminal 5 of the airport from the city center.
The capital of Macedonia, Skopje is one of the most favorite destinations of Balkan trips. Evoking admiration both by its historical heritage and cultural fabric, the capital is also remarkable for gourmet tours by its palatable local cuisine.
As a perfect combination of modern lifestyle and Balkan culture, Skopje promises a splendid holiday to all its guests by its natural beauties as well. Having been ruled by the Ottomans for about 500 years from the beginning of 1400s, the city bears the traces of Ottoman architecture on its historical buildings. These artifacts, including but not limited to mosques, bridges, inns and baths are generally the first stop of the tourists fond of cultural tours. The icon of the city, Skopje Fortress, together with Daut Pasha Hamam (Bath), Stone Bridge on Vardar River and Mustafa Pasha Mosque shine out as the notable Ottoman works of the city. Furthermore, Skopje Museum of Archeology and the National Museum of Macedonia are the most remarkable cultural spots in the adorable Skopje. The Millennium Cross on Vodno Mountain’s highest point, on the other hand, attracts attention as the largest cross in the entire Europe. The Memorial House of Mother Theresa, which serves as a museum today is also a noteworthy must-see attraction in the city.
Skopje International Airport (SKP) manages the city’s air traffic on its own. Accordingly, passengers booking their flights to Skopje with Turkish Airlines land at this airport.
It is possible to use the airport shuttles named Vardar Express to reach the center from Skopje Airport (SKP). These shuttles operate between the airport and city center for eight times a day. Setting off on the way out the airport, the shuttles head towards Capitol Mall, International Bus Terminal and Holiday Inn Hotel in the city center. It takes nearly 40 minutes to reach the center with these shuttles.
Passengers interested in a private transport may use the cabs serving 7/24 in the airport. It would be recommendable to ask about the price prior to your journey with the cabs, which operate with fixed charge.