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There are 9 ways to get from Bratislava to Gostivar by bus, plane, train, shuttle or car

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

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Bus to Vienna, fly to Skopje, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Skopje (SKP) VIE - SKP
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Gostivar

$94 - $243

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Fly Bratislava to Skopje, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Skopje (SKP) BTS - SKP
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Gostivar

$57 - $2,218

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Bus to Vienna, fly to Pristina, train, bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Pristina (PRN) VIE - PRN
  3. Take the train from Miradi e Poshtme to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Skopje to Gostivar

Bus to Vienna, fly to Ohrid, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ohrid (OHD) VIE - OHD
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Gostivar

$170 - $365

Bus to Vienna, fly to Tirana, shuttle, bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Tirana (TIA) VIE - TIA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Struga
  4. Take the bus from Struga to Gostivar

$244 - $437

Train, bus  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Gostivar

$90 - $186

Bus  •  19 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Gostivari

$71 - $102

Train  •  25 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Beograd D
  2. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje 335
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Gostivar

$117 - $242

Drive  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Gostivar 672.1 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Gostivar is to bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 19 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Gostivar is to bus and fly which costs 140€ - 320€ and takes 7 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Gostivar. However, there are services departing from Bratislava-Petrzalka and arriving at Gostivar via Hegyeshalom, Belgrade and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 19 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Gostivar is 767 km. The road distance is 1075.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Gostivar without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 24 min and costs 75€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Bratislava to Gostivar, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Gostivar train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hegyeshalom station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Gostivar is to bus which takes 19 h 7 min and costs 60€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 220€ and takes 25 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Skopje Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Bratislava to Gostivar train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Gostivar station.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Gostivar.
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  • Distance: 479.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Gostivar, Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Bratislava to Gostivar via Vienna, Hbf, Hauptbahnhof S+U, Praterstern S+U, and Vienna in around 19 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Gostivar via Hegyeshalom, Beograd, Belgrade, and Skopje in around 25 h 19 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Skopje via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Pristina via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Tirana via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Vienna to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Miradi e Poshtme to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hegyeshalom to Beograd
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $19
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Vienna to Gostivari
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Struga to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Bus from Vienna to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Tiranë to Struga
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Gostivar is 1075 km. It takes approximately 10 h 33 min to drive from Bratislava to Gostivar.

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Austrian Airlines and Adria Airways offer flights from Vienna Airport to Skopje Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Gostivar. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Bratislava Airport is to line 61 shuttle which takes 17 min and costs 1€.

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