There are 4 ways to get from Shkodër to Skopje by bus, 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, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Prizren
  2. Take the train from Ratae to Skopje B03 661

$19 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus Vector  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Prizren
  2. Take the bus from Prizren to Skopje

$26

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulcinj to Skopje

$29 - $36

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Shkodër to Skopje 184.7 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Shkodër, Albania and Skopje, Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Shkodër to Skopje via Prizren in around 6 h 16 min.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Ratae to Skopje
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Vector
Website
vectortours.de
Bus from Shkodër to Prizren
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
vectortours.de
Bus from Prizren to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
vectortours.de
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Ulcinj to Skopje
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
ms.mk
Galeb
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Ulcinj to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
galeb.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Shkodër and Skopje is 159 km. The road distance is 296 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shkodër to Skopje is to bus and train which costs $18 - $28 and takes 6 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Shkodër to Skopje is to drive which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $29 - $45.

No, there is no direct bus from Shkodër to Skopje. However, there are services departing from Shkodër and arriving at Skopje via Prizren. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Shkodër to Skopje, including transfers.