By plane

The airport of Ohrid (St. Paul the Apostle) is small and easy to use and is only 10 km from the city centre. Beyond customs, the combined arrival and departure hall has ATMs, a currency exchange office and a small café.

Going to town

If you have arranged a rental car upon arrival, the cars and the car rental offices are located in the airport parking lot.

Taxi is another option to go to the city. The costs are between 8 and 10 €. (600 denars)

By Bus

Buses come from various international destinations, including Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. There are also bus connections to other cities in Macedonia such as Skopje, Bitola, Kichevo, Tetovo, Gostivar ezv. The bus station is newly built just outside the center of Ohrid. In the ticket office you can get information about destinations and prices. Here you can pay in cash, maestro or with mastercard.

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From Ohrid to Sv Naum

06:15, 08:30, 11:30, 13:30, 15:30, 18:30


From Sv Naum to Ohrid

07:20, 09:20, 12:20, 14:20, 16: 20,19: 20


You can take the bus at some places along the street Turistička , on the other side of the green market or the street Jane Sandanski (closest to the old town).

By car

If you travel by car from Skopje to Ohrid, it will take you about 3 hours to get there. The roads are partly motorway, partly low speed roads through the mountains. On the highway part you have to pay toll, that is about 250den in total (about 6 €). You can pay cash (denars or euros), maestro or credit card.

It is also relatively easy to reach Ohrid from Albania. There are 2 border crossings. One is near the monastery of St. Naum and the other near Struga.

Driving from Greece via Bitola is also relatively easy.


Fuel prices:

petrol       68 den/l or 1.11€/l

diesel       60.39 den/l or 0.99€/l

LPG          31.72 den/l or 0.52€/l

Rent a car

One of the best ways to explore Macedonia is by rental car. This way you can explore the country at your own pace. Keep in mind that the roads in the interior of the country are often not in top condition and yet in many places tolls are levied. You can book a rental car in advance at