There are 3 ways to get from Skopje to Elbasan by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Kichevo B03 662
  2. Drive from Kichevo to Elbasan

$21 - $47

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Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid
  2. Take the bus from Ohrid to Elbasan

$18 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Elbasan 155.5 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Elbasan is to bus which costs $18 - $35 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Elbasan is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Elbasan. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Elbasan via Ohrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Elbasan is 149 km. The road distance is 248.7 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Elbasan without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $18 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Skopje to Elbasan, including transfers.

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Skopje to Elbasan bus services, operated by AD Galeb Ohrid, depart from Skopje station.

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Skopje to Elbasan bus services, operated by AD Galeb Ohrid, arrive at Elbasan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Elbasan is 249 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Skopje to Elbasan.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Elbasan. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Elbasan.
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  • Distance: 93.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

You can take a bus from Skopje to Elbasan via Ohrid in around 5 h 53 min.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Kichevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
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Bus operators
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Elbasan
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk

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