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 - $178

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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Skopje and Mavrovo Lake is 64 km. The road distance is 89.5 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1 h 25 min and costs $24 - $180.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Mavrovo Lake is 89 km. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Mavrovo Lake. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Mavrovo Lake.
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  • Distance: 40.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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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