There are 4 ways to get from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake 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  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Gostivar
  2. Take a taxi from Gostivar to Mavrovo Lake

$24 - $179

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Lakavica B03 662

$22 - $40

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake 55.9 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake 55.9 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Skopje, Macedonia and Mavrovo Lake, Macedonia?

Macedonian Railways (MZ) operates a train from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Lakavica
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $21
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Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Other operators
Taxi from Gostivar to Mavrovo Lake
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$13 - $17

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Skopje and Mavrovo Lake is 64 km. The road distance is 89 km.

The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake is to taxi which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $45 - $60.

It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake, including transfers.