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North Macedonia by train

Train travel is an excellent way to explore the Balkan country of North Macedonia. Your Eurail Pass gives you the freedom to visit the warm and welcoming capital of Skopje, and hike the splendid peaks of the many mountains. Visit the mind-blowing Ohrid Lake and experience the untouched landscape of Macedonia.

 

Train types in North Macedonia

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Regional trains

Major domestic links from Skopje:

  • to Tetovo, Gostivar and Kicevo in the west

  • to Volkovo in the northwest

  • to Kumanovo and Tabanovci in the north

  • to Sveti Nikole, Štip, and Kocani in the east

  • to Veles, Negotino and Gevgelija in the south - southeast

  • to Bogomila, Prilep and Bitola in the southwest.

     

    Regional trains

International trains

The main north - south line from Niš in Serbia to the port of Thessaloniki in Greece on the Aegean Sea (Corridor X), passes through Kumanovo, Skopje, Zelenikovo, Veles, Negotino, Demir Kapija, Miravci and Gevgelija.

 

Intercity trains link Kumanovo, Skopje, Zelenikovo, Veles, Negotino (Kavadarci), Demir Kapija, Miravci (Valandovo) and Gevgelija (Bogdanci) with Serbia and Greece.

 

Bikes are allowed on certain trains. You'll need to buy a bike ticket in advance.

 

Popular connections

International connections

Travel to Bulgaria goes via Niš in Serbia and via Thessaloniki in Greece. Intercity trains link Skopje with Kosovo.

 

Reservations

Reservations

  • IR: passenger trains, reservation not required
  • D: express trains, reservation not required
  • ICB: intercity trains, reservation not required
  • International trains: reservations required

 

Get your Pass for North Macedonia

North Macedonia Pass

 

Spend your whole vacation exploring North Macedonia by rail.

 

Standard prices from $ 50

Global Pass

 

Be free to visit Italy along with the other 32 Eurail countries.

 

Standard prices from $ 181

 

Tips and tricks North Macedonia

North Macedonia quick facts:

 

  • Population: 2 million

  • Language: Macedonian

  • Currency: Macedonian denar (MKD)

  • Dialing code: +389

    

 

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Go the last mile

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Found yourself at the end of the line, but not at your destination? When public transportation ends, it's time to take matters into your own hands: rent a car for the last miles!

 

Eurailers get up to a 15% discount on all Avis retail prices. 

 

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