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There are 10 ways to get from Skopje to Banja Luka by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Hafet Tours  •  13h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Slavonski Brod
  2. Take the bus from Derventa to Banja Luka

$64 - $78

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Bus via Novi Pazar  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
  2. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
  3. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka

$21 - $47

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  13h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$54 - $84

Bus, train  •  19h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Sarajevo
  2. Take the train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka 712 / ...

$54 - $85

Drive  •  7h 45m

  1. Drive from Skopje to Banja Luka 475.6 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Skopje to Zagreb, bus  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Zagreb (ZAG) SKP - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$80 - $246

Fly Skopje to Sarajevo, train  •  14h 10m

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Sarajevo (SJJ) SKP - SJJ
  2. Take the train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka

$135 - $294

Fly Skopje to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Ljubljana (LJU) SKP - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$109 - $554

Train to Pristina, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Ljubljana (LJU) PRN - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$116 - $556

Fly Skopje to Belgrade, bus  •  11h 57m

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Belgrade (BEG) SKP - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  3. Take the bus from Zvornik to Banja Luka

$98 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Banja Luka is to bus which costs $20 - $50 and takes 14h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Banja Luka is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Banja Luka. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Banja Luka via Slavonski Brod and Derventa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 11m.

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The distance between Skopje and Banja Luka is 461 km. The road distance is 760.9 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Banja Luka without a car is to bus which takes 13h 11m and costs $60 - $80.

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It takes approximately 13h 11m to get from Skopje to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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Skopje to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Hafet Tours, depart from Skopje station.

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The quickest flight from Skopje Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Skopje to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Biss-Tours, arrive at Banja Luka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Banja Luka is 761 km. It takes approximately 7h 45m to drive from Skopje to Banja Luka.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Banja Luka.
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  • Distance: 288.3 miles
  • Duration: 13h 11m

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Skopje to Banja Luka via Slavonski Brod, Slavonski Brod, Derventa, and Derventa in around 13h 11m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Skopje to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Skopje to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Skopje to Sarajevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Skopje to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Pristina to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Skopje to Sarajevo via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Sarajevo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Website
zfbh.ba
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Miradi e Poshtme
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $21
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Derventa to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $25
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Beograd to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
drinatrans.com

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

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There are 323+ hotels available in Banja Luka. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Skopje Airport is to shuttle which takes 35m and costs .

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