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Skopje Car Rental Mini Guide

Venture through Skopje with Rhinocarhire

Skopje, the capital and heartbeat of North Macedonia, is a city rich in history, diverse architecture, and cultural depth. Nestled along the banks of the Vardar River, Skopje offers a blend of Ottoman-era charm, brutalist structures, and modern vibrancy. Whether in Skopje for a corporate engagement or a leisurely exploration, hiring a car unlocks the city's myriad experiences seamlessly.

Benefits of Hiring a Car in Skopje:

1. Proximity to Skopje International Airport:
Only about 20 km southeast of the city center, the airport serves as the major gateway to North Macedonia. With a rental from Rhinocarhire, you can comfortably reach downtown Skopje in under 30 minutes via Route 1001.

2. Road Conditions:
Skopje boasts well-structured roads. The main arteries, such as Boulevard Alexander the Great and Boulevard Saint Clement of Ohrid, are broad and well-maintained, ensuring smooth drives.

3. Navigating Traffic:
While Skopje's center can witness congestion during rush hours, the traffic eases as you move to the suburbs or drive during off-peak times. Familiarity with local driving customs will enhance your experience.

4. Weather-Dependent Vehicle Choice:
Skopje has a continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. If visiting during winter, consider opting for a vehicle equipped with winter tires from Rhinocarhire for assured safety on potentially icy roads.

5. Unbounded Exploration:
Owning the steering wheel means you're not limited to Skopje alone. Venture out to explore nearby wonders such as Matka Canyon or the Vodno Mountain.

Key Attractions and Routes:

  • Old Bazaar: A reflection of Skopje's Ottoman past, this area is easily accessible from the city center, offering a vibrant array of markets, mosques, and teahouses.

  • Skopje Fortress (Kale Fortress): Located near the Old Bazaar, drive here for panoramic views of the city and the Vardar River.

  • Millennium Cross on Vodno Mountain: A 15-minute drive from the city center via Vodno Road, this iconic landmark offers breathtaking views of Skopje and its surroundings.

  • Museum of the Macedonian Struggle: Situated in the city's heart, it chronicles the nation's quest for independence and identity.

  • Matka Canyon: About a 30-minute drive southwest of Skopje via R1106, this natural wonder is perfect for hiking, boat rides, and soaking in scenic beauty.

Emphasizing Early Booking:
Skopje's allure, especially during festivals or summer months, attracts numerous travelers. To ensure your preferred vehicle availability and to lock in competitive rates, it's prudent to book your car rental with Rhinocarhire in advance.

Exploring Skopje through the lens of a Rhinocarhire vehicle introduces you to the city's unique blend of histories, cultures, and landscapes. Each boulevard and alleyway narrates tales of Skopje's storied past and dynamic present.

Current Rental Rates in Skopje

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.00 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 140.00 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.00 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 140.00 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 23.11 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 161.81 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 53.71 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 376.00 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Skopje: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Skopje Airport is named after the most famous Macedonian; Alexander the Great
  • The naming caused a diplomatic spat with Greece as both countries lay claim to the great leader
  • It’s one of two international airports in Macedonia and is eleven miles away from the capital
  • The airport has exciting expansion plans linked with the growth of tourism in Macedonia


Skopje - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Skopje

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27 min (average wait time)
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33 min (average wait time)
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Skopje car hire information

  • 9.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise EMEA Franchise
  • € 140.00
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 20.00
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 34
    Most Popular Type:
  • 8
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 118
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Skopje

January€ 86
February€ 56
March€ 54
April€ 61
May€ 44
June€ 61
July€ 76
August€ 72
September€ 47
October€ 46
November€ 45
December€ 44
January€ 51
February€ 37
March€ 36
April€ 39
May€ 31
June€ 42
July€ 59
August€ 57
September€ 36
October€ 36
November€ 35
December€ 33
January€ 222
February€ 111
March€ 109
April€ 126
May€ 73
June€ 94
July€ 150
August€ 136
September€ 83
October€ 82
November€ 96
December€ 90
January€ 90
February€ 69
March€ 69
April€ 73
May€ 61
June€ 78
July€ 94
August€ 92
September€ 65
October€ 62
November€ 63
December€ 62
January€ 95
February€ 61
March€ 64
April€ 103
May€ 91
June€ 118
July€ 178
August€ 170
September€ 87
October€ 76
November€ 94
December€ 90
January€ 27
February€ 23
March€ 23
April€ 27
May€ 27
June€ 37
July€ 45
August€ 47
September€ 28
October€ 28
November€ 27
December€ 26
January€ 128
February€ 94
March€ 82
April€ 90
May€ 79
June€ 96
July€ 117
August€ 112
September€ 82
October€ 79
November€ 82
December€ 75
January€ 39
February€ 40
March€ 36
April€ 51
May€ 51
June€ 61
July€ 88
August€ 93
September€ 59
October€ 49
November€ 44
December€ 40

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