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There are 6 ways to get from Ohrid to Vourvourou by bus, taxi, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Pogradec to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Olympiada
  3. Take a taxi from Olympiada to Vourvourou

Cheapest option

Drive, train, taxi  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Ohrid to Florina
  2. Take the train from Florina to Thessaloniki Ic
  3. Take a taxi from Thessaloniki to Vourvourou

4 alternative options

Bus  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel to Ouranoupoli

Bus, train via Demir Kapija  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Prilep
  2. Take the bus from Prilep to Demir Kapija
  3. Take the train from Demir Kapija to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the bus from Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel to Ouranoupoli

Bus, train  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel to Ouranoupoli

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Ohrid to Vourvourou 401.9 km
North Macedonia → Greece
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International entry into Greece from North Macedonia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of North Macedonia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Greece with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Greece from North Macedonia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from North Macedonia
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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, Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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 Greece

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Considerations leaving from North Macedonia

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece 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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vourvourou is 0210 521 2054.

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

The social distance requirement in Vourvourou is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 8 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ohrid to Vourvourou is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Ohrid to Vourvourou is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5h 8m.

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The distance between Ohrid and Vourvourou is 273 km. The road distance is 401.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ohrid to Vourvourou without a car is to bus which takes 13h 5m and costs $140 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7h 54m to get from Ohrid to Vourvourou, including transfers.

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Vourvourou is 1h ahead of Ohrid. It is currently 9:09 PM in Ohrid and 10:09 PM in Vourvourou.

Yes, the driving distance between Ohrid to Vourvourou is 402 km. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Ohrid to Vourvourou.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Vourvourou. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ohrid to Vourvourou.
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  • Distance: 273.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 54m

What companies run services between Ohrid, North Macedonia and Vourvourou, Greece?

You can take a bus from Ohrid to Vourvourou via Skopje, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel, and Ouranoupoli in around 13h 5m.

Train operators
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Email
mztransportad@mztransportad.com.mk
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Demir Kapija to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €24
Website
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €50
Website
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Florina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Pogradec to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Olympiada
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€39
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Ohrid to Prilep
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €30
Schedules at
ms.mk
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Ammon Express
Phone
+30 2310 500225
Email
info@ammonexpress.gr
Website
ammonexpress.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel to Ouranoupoli
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr
Strumica Ekspres
Phone
034/346-030
Website
strumica.gov.mk
Bus from Prilep to Demir Kapija
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Olympiada to Vourvourou
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Estimated price
€60 - €75

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