Directions from Skopje to Banja Luka

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Recommended option

Bus Hafet Tours  •  12 h 32 min

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

$67 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  19 h 13 min

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

$29 - $93

5 alternative options

Bus via Novi Pazar  •  13 h 28 min

  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

Train, bus  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Slavonski Brod En
  3. Take the bus from Derventa to Banja Luka

$46 - $129

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Banja Luka 475.6 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Banja Luka  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Banja Luka (BNX) SKP - BNX

$93 - $281

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  7 h 58 min

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

$90 - $350

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 and Derventa in around 12 h 32 min. Alternatively, Air Serbia, Pegasus Airlines and four other airlines fly from Skopje to Banja Luka 5 times a week.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Skopje to Banja Luka via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Skopje to Banja Luka via Sabiha Gokcen, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Skopje to Banja Luka via Istanbul, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Skopje to Banja Luka via Zagreb, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Skopje to Banja Luka via Vienna, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Skopje to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
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
9 h 25 min
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
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $35
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
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
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Skopje and Banja Luka is 461 km. The road distance is 761 km.

The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Banja Luka is to bus which costs $65 - $85 and takes 12 h 32 min.

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

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 12 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 32 min to get from Skopje to Banja Luka, including transfers.