Question

Is there transport, preferably by bus from either Sarande or Korce in Albania to Macedonia?

Location

City: Ohrid

Municipality: Ohrid

Country: Macedonia

Answers

yes there is




Getting There
By Plane

MAT Macedonian Airlines is the national airline of Macedonia and is based at Skopje Alexander the Great Airport (SKP) near the capital. Destinations include Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Istanbul, Rome, Vienna and Zürich. Ljubljana, Sarajevo, Sofia, Tirana, Zagreb, Prague, Cologne, Belgrade and Budapeast are other cities served by mostly their respective national airlines. In summer, charter airlines fly to and from Lake Ohrid directly from a number of European countries.
By Train

There are direct trains between the capital Skopje and the capital of Serbia, Belgrade, via Nis in southern Serbia. Also via Nis, trains go to Podgorica in Montenegro. Prishtina has direct connections, as well as Zagreb and Ljubljana. Check for schedules and prices at the Macedonian Railways website.
By Car

By car you can cross to/from Macedonia from/to Bulgaria, Greece, Albania and Serbia. You can also cross into Kosovo. Have your documentation and insurance in order and generally you will be ok, though some insurance companies might not let you drive in Albania or Kosovo!
By Bus

Buses travel from Skopje to Belgrade, Prishtina, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Sofia and Sarajevo on a daily basis, sometimes passing Ohrid and Bitola en route. To Albania you can travel from Tetovo via Struga to Tirana.
By Boat

There are no crossings at Lake Ohrid between Macedonia and Albania, you have to cross north or south of the lake by road. South requires a bus from Ohrid to the border and cross by foot to take onward transport in Albania from Pogradec.

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Getting Around
By Plane

MAT Macedonian Airlines flies between Skopje and Ohrid.
By Train

Travelling by train is cheap but slow. But on the positive side: the landscape is stunning. The main lines run from Skopje to Bitola and Skopje to Gevgelia. Stip, Veles and Prilep are other major towns served by train.
Check Makedonski Zeleznici for more information about schedules and prices.
By Car

Most roads are in a good condition, but can be difficult to travel in winter, when snow is prevalent. You can rent cars in Skopje, Ohrid and the respective airports. Traffic drives on the right and your national driver's licence is valid, an international driving permit is recommended as well.
By Bus

Buses are abundant and main destinations include Skopje, Bitola, Tetovo and Ohrid, with many smaller towns being served as well at least daily.
By Boat

Other than renting a boat to go out on Lake Ohrid, there are no other useful services for passengers.
Buses travel from Skopje to Belgrade, Prishtina, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Sofia and Sarajevo on a daily basis, sometimes passing Ohrid and Bitola en route. To Albania you can travel from Tetovo via Struga to Tirana.

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