There are 7 ways to get from Croatia to Macedonia by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Skopje

$40 - $70

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Bus Hafet Tours  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Tetovo

$65 - $84

Train  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En
  2. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje 335

$56 - $137

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Skopje 515.5 miles

$100 - $150

Line 290 shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Skopje, line 641 train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Velika Gorica to Petina
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Skopje (SKP) ZAG - SKP
  3. Take the line 641 train from Skopje to Dračevo

$67 - $228

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Pristina, bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Pristina (PRN) LJU - PRN
  3. Take the bus from Priština to Tetovo

$99 - $318

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Skopje  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Skopje (SKP) LJU - SKP

$86 - $322

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Skopje. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Macedonia. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Skopje via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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The distance between Croatia and Macedonia is 580 km. The road distance is 824.8 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Macedonia without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 22 min and costs .

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The bus from Zagreb to Skopje takes 10 h 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Croatia to Macedonia bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Zagreb station.

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Croatia to Macedonia train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Macedonia is to bus which takes 10 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Skopje Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Croatia to Macedonia bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Skopje station.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Macedonia.
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  • Distance: 362.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 22 min

What companies run services between Croatia and Macedonia?

Makedonija Soobrakaj AD operates a bus from Zagreb to Skopje once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 22 min. Hafet Tours also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Skopje via Belgrade in around 16 h 45 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Ljubljana to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $21
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 Dračevo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
ZET
Phone
072 500 400
Email
javnost@zet.hr
Website
zet.hr
Shuttle from Velika Gorica to Petina
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
zet.hr
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Priština to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk

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Croatia to Macedonia train services, operated by Macedonian Railways (MZ), arrive at Skopje station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Macedonia is 825 km. It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to drive from Croatia to Macedonia.

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Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Skopje Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Macedonia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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