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There are 4 ways to get from Skopje to Shkodër by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Skopje to Tetovo B03 662
  2. Take the bus from Prizren to Shkodër

$32 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus Vector  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Prizren
  2. Take the bus from Prizren to Shkodër

$27

2 alternative options

Bus AD Galeb Ohrid  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Skopje to Ulcinj

$28 - $46

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Skopje to Shkodër 184.1 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Skopje to Shkodër is to bus which costs $27 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skopje to Shkodër is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skopje to Shkodër. However, there are services departing from Skopje and arriving at Shkodër via Prizren. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Skopje and Shkodër is 159 km. The road distance is 294.5 km.

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The best way to get from Skopje to Shkodër without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs $27.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Skopje to Shkodër, including transfers.

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Skopje to Shkodër bus services, operated by Vector, depart from Skopje station.

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Skopje to Shkodër bus services, operated by Vector, arrive at Shkodër station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skopje to Shkodër is 295 km. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Skopje to Shkodër.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Shkodër. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Skopje to Shkodër.
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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from Skopje to Shkodër via Prizren in around 6 h 15 min.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $13
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Vector
Website
vectortours.de
Bus from Prizren to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
vectortours.de
Bus from Skopje to Prizren
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
vectortours.de
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ulcinj
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ulcinj
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Galeb
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ulcinj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
galeb.mk

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