There are 5 ways to get from Albania to Macedonia by bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Euro Bus MK  •  6 h 3 min

$195 - $233

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  8 h 17 min

$16 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 36 min

$67 - $235

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. 179.8 miles

$28 - $45

Drive, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. B03 661

$26 - $51

What companies run services between Albania and Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Tirana to Skopje via Struga and Struga in around 6 h 3 min.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Zajas to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tirana to Struga
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tirana to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tirana to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Struga to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Tiranë to Skopje
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albania and Macedonia is 159 km. The road distance is 288 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albania to Macedonia is to bus which costs $16 - $24 and takes 8 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Albania to Macedonia is to drive which takes 3 h 47 min and costs $28 - $45.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tiranë and arriving at Skopje. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Albania to Macedonia, including transfers.