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There are 6 ways to get from Croatia to Macedonia by bus, car, shuttle, plane or train

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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 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Karlovac 940
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Skopje

$67 - $88

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Skopje 515.5 miles

$100 - $150

Line 290 shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Skopje, 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 train from Skopje to Dračevo

$67 - $228

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Skopje  •  9 h 14 min

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

$86 - $322

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Pristina, bus  •  10 h 9 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

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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Macedonia is to bus which costs 280 kn - 450 kn and takes 10 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Macedonia is to line 290 shuttle and fly and train which costs 430 kn - 1.500 kn and takes 6 h 44 min.

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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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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 280 kn - 450 kn.

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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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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Skopje Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Croatia to Macedonia bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, 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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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.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Dračevo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
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2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $21
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 Karlovac to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ap.hr
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Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
atsk.hr
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
globtour.com
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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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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