Make Macedonia your next holiday destination and discover the charming capital city of Skopje. Often overlooked by visitors, this city is rich with history and culture, and boasts an array of fascinating tourist attractions. Hire a rental car to explore some of the top sites, including the historic Fortress Kale, the old Stone Bridge, the impressive Millennium Cross, and the Old Bazaar - the largest Bazaar in the Balkans outside of Istanbul.
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Skopje Alexander the Great Airport (SKP)
The Alexander the Great Airport is located 17 kilometres from the Skopje city centre. It offers flights to 36 destinations, including the popular London route. The modern terminal has plenty of passenger facilities and services, including two duty-free shopping outlets, currency exchange, and a postal service. A variety of food outlets are available in both the public and security-controlled areas, where passengers can purchase snacks, light meals and fast food. Travellers can also enjoy free access to WiFi.
To locate the car rental service desks, simply head to the arrivals area. Taxis and a bus service are available to the centre should you choose a Skopje city pick up.
Guide to driving a car hire in Skopje
Use our driving and parking tips below to get the most out of your Skopje rental car.
Driving from Alexander the Great Airport to Skopje city centre
To drive from the airport to Skopje city centre will take 30 minutes. Upon leaving the airport, merge onto the A1 highway. Continue straight and then merge onto the A4 and follow this road to the city centre.
Driving tips for your Skopje rental car
The roads outside of Skopje city centre are not well signed. To help with navigation, invest in a GPS, mobile app and/or a paper map.
Macedonia car hire driving tips
● Drive on the right side of the road, overtake on the left.
● Seatbelts are compulsory for all passengers.
● Roads in rural areas are often in poor condition; take extra care when driving outside the major cities.
● Keep some cash on you to pay for the many toll roads in Macedonia.
Parking options at Skopje Alexander the Great Airport
Alexander the Great Airport provides a total of 1200 short-term and long-term parking spaces in two parking lots. Prices start at 80 MKD per hour and can be paid for with either cash or credit card.
Parking options in Skopje city centre
Expect to pay between 25 MKD and 45 MKD for on-street parking in Skopje. Use the ticket machines to pay and display the ticket. Failure to pay for parking can result in a 2500 MKD fine.
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