Getting there

  1. Getting there

By plane

If you planing to visit Macedonia by plane, you may book your ticket Skopje or Ohrid. You may find many connections to Skopje or Ohrid from Europe and middle east and also budget tickets via Wizz Air.

By bus

There are two main bus stations in Skopje, the New Intercity Bus Station (Nova Avtobuska Stanica) and the Kale Bus Station. Inner city and suburban buses and have various stops throughout the city.

International Bus lines:
Address: Nikola Karev No.20, Skopje
Phone: +389 2 313 2466 |  Website:

By car

The international highway E-75 runs north-south from Serbia to Greece, bisecting Macedonia. This is the most common route for overland tourists to take for entering Macedonia. There are also good roads connecting the country with Bulgaria to the east and Albania to the west.

By train

Macedonia has a well-developed railroad system. It is connected to Kosovo and Serbia in the north, and
to Greece in the south. All domestic lines are operated by Macedonian Railways state owned company
(Makedonski Železnici, MŽ). The main station is in Skopje.

Road map

Macedonia rail network

The principal line, and the route most visitors will travel, is the north/south rail link between Belgrade
(Beograd in Serbian) and Thessaloniki in Greece, stopping off in Skopje, capital of FYR Macedonia with a population of 600,000.

Major domestic links from Skopje:

  • to Tetovo, Gostivar and Kicevo in the west
  • to Volkovo in the northwest
  • to Kumanovo and Tabanovci in the north
  • to Sveti Nikole, Štip, and Kocani in the east
  • to Veles, Negotino and Gevgelija in the south – southeast
  • to Bogomila, Prilep and Bitola in the southwest.

The main north – south line from Niš in Serbia to the port of Thessaloniki in Greece on the Aegean Sea(Corridor X), passes through Kumanovo, Skopje, Zelenikovo, Veles, Negotino, Demir Kapija, Miravci and

Intercity trains link Kumanovo, Skopje, Zelenikovo, Veles, Negotino (Kavadarci), Demir Kapija, Miravci
(Valandovo) and Gevgelija (Bogdanci) with Serbia and Greece.

Visit the national railway company:

Bikes are allowed on certain trains. You will need to buy a bike ticket in advance.