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There are 5 ways to get from Kumanovo to Makarska by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Tuzla
  2. Take the bus from Tuzla Central Bus Station to Tomislavgrad
  3. Drive from Tomislavgrad to Makarska

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Shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kumanovo to Herceg Novi
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Makarska

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Makarska

Drive

  1. Drive from Kumanovo to Makarska

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Split (SPU)
  2. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Kumanovo to Makarska by train and bus

The journey time between Kumanovo and Makarska is around 18h 43m and covers a distance of around 795 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Services are operated by Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD and Hafet Tours. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Services
18h 43m Average Duration
416 kn Cheapest Price
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North Macedonia → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from North Macedonia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of North Macedonia
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from North Macedonia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from North Macedonia
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from North Macedonia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from North Macedonia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Makarska is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Makarska is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Makarska is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to North Macedonia from Croatia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 17 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kumanovo to Makarska is to shuttle and bus which costs $45 - $48 and takes 16h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Kumanovo to Makarska is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $260 and takes 7h 23m.

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The distance between Kumanovo and Makarska is 405 km. The road distance is 652.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kumanovo to Makarska without a car is to bus which takes 18h 43m and costs $60 - $80.

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It takes approximately 12h 14m to get from Kumanovo to Makarska, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Skopje Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kumanovo to Makarska is 652 km. It takes approximately 9h 33m to drive from Kumanovo to Makarska.

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Chair, Edelweiss Air, Wizz Air and two other airlines offer flights from Skopje Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 408+ hotels available in Makarska. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Kumanovo to Skopje Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs $15 - $18.

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Map of how to get from Kumanovo to Makarska.
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  • Distance: 405 km
  • Duration: 12h 14m

What companies run services between Kumanovo, North Macedonia and Makarska, Croatia?

Hafet Tours operates a bus from Skopje to Makarska twice a week. Tickets cost 400 kn - 470 kn and the journey takes 17h.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from Skopje to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
150 kn - 1.300 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.100 kn
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Skopje to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
600 kn - 3.700 kn
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Tuzla
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
220 kn - 380 kn
Schedules at
facebook.com
Globtour
Phone
+387 36 651-393
Email
info@globtour.com
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Tuzla Central Bus Station to Tomislavgrad
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 120 kn
Website
Globtour
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Makarska Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
Globtour
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Makarska
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
400 kn - 470 kn
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split bus station to Makarska bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autotransport Šibenik
Vardar Express
Phone
+389 2 2566668
Email
info@vardarexpress.com
Website
vardarexpress.com
Shuttle from Kumanovo to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
227 kn
Schedules at
vardarexpress.com
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Herceg Novi to Makarska
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me

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