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How to Get to the Millennium Cross in Skopje by Bus

Updated: Sep 29


The Millennium Cross in Skopje is a 66-meter tall cross, built on top Vodno Mountain in 2002 to commemorate 2,000 years of Christianity in Macedonia.

It is possible to trek all the way up to the top from the city center. However to save time and your breath, you can also take a bus (which is free on the weekends) halfway up the mountain. Once you get off the bus you can start hiking! Or just get on the cable car and enjoy the stunning views after a quick 8-minute journey to the top of Vodno Mountain. If you are afraid of heights you might want to close your eyes as long as you are on the cable car.


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Note: The cable car doesn't work on Mondays


Buses that will take you to the Cable Car (Жичара/Жицница) - (Middle Vodno) Средно Водно.

BUS 25

EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK

  • Departure times from Central Bus Station (Транспортен центар): 8:00 - 9:00 - 9:40 - 10:20 - 11:20 - 12:20 - 13:20 - 14:20 - 15:20 - 16:20 - 17:20 - 18:20

Bus #25 stops is in front of the European University (Европски Универзитет). This bus stop is the closest to the apartments. Add about 15 minutes on top of the above mentioned times and that is when the bus gets to European University. See on the map below.

BUS 25A

ONLY ON WEEKENDS

  • Departure times: 9:00 - 9:30 - 10:00 - 10:30 - 11:00 - 11:30 - 12:00 - 12:30 - 13:00 - 13:30 - 14:00 - 14:30 - 15:00 - 15:30

Bus #25A leaves from the Old Railway Station (СТАРА ЖЕЛЕЗНИЧКА СТАНИЦА) just across Skopje City Museum (Музеј на град Скопје). See on the map below.

BUS 25B

ONLY ON WEEKENDS

  • Departing: 9:15 - 9:45 - 10:15 - 10:45 - 11:15 - 11:45 - 12:15 - 12:45 - 13:15 - 13:45 - 14:15 - 14:45 - 15:15

Bus #25B leaves from Dom na Pecat (ДОМ НА ПЕЧАТ) see on the map below.


Please check the timetable for the way back once you are on Mount Vodno, when you get off the bus. Buses are more frequent at the weekends. The last bus from Vodno is always at 20:00.


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Read also: Things to see in Skopje


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