Gjakova is located in the South-West of Kosovo, about 80 km from the capital Prishtina.
Travelling to Gjakova is much easier as you might possibly expect!
Flying to Kosovo is not unaffordable. The currency is Euro. Within the country you will find very easy going bus travel connections. And many friendly people to help you to find your way. Kosovo is a small country. :-)
We will be happy to give personal advice to anyone of you travellers and help you to find your best options. Just ask us.
Direct Flight Connections*
Munich – Prishtina: from 237 EUR (1 h 45 min) – Airprishtina
Berlin – Prishtina: from 156 EUR (2h 30min) - Easy Jet
Vienna – Prishtina: from 151 EUR (1 h 40 min) – Austrian Airlines
Basel – Prishtina: from 177 EUR (2h 10 min) - Easy Jet
Zurich – Prishtina: from 358 (2h 10 min) – Airprishtina
Milano – Prishtina: from 53 EUR (2h 10 min) – Wizz Air Malta
Also it is possible to fly to Kukes in Albania or Skopje in Northern Macedonia and from there get by bus to Gjakova. Our recommendation is to fly to Prishtina because you won’t have to cross any border and there is no need to change money (as currency in Kosovo is EUR).
*no guarantee; prices as of 08.01.2023
Travel between Kosovo and Serbia
Entry/onward travel into Serbia from Kosovo is only possible, if entry into Kosovo has previously taken place overland from Serbia or if you use the border crossing from North Macedonia and/or Montenegro and the total travel time does not exceed three months.
Bus connection from Airport Prishtina to bus station of Prishtina. From the Prishtina bus station, buses usually run every hour to Gjakova.
Price: app. 5 EUR, Duration: app. 90 minutes.
The last buses to Gjakova usually leave Prishtina Bus Station between 19:00 and 20:00, so if your plain arrives later you have to rely on a taxi. Bus tickets are payed directly and in cash on the bus (EURO is the official currency in Kosovo).
Taxis from Prishtina to Gjakova cost app. 50 EUR. Taxi prices are publicly posted at the exit of Prishtina Airport (you shouldn't pay more - most drivers try to charge a higher price!)
There are many options to stay in Gjakova or in the beautiful region nearby.
Why not consider to combine your stay with a holiday?
Please find here some recommendations and agreements, that we expect to best fit the needs of you dancers during the Marathoncito.
Our first recommendation! Modern, well-equipped hotel close to the venue at only a few minutes walking distance
Comfort Room, 2 persons - 55 € per Night
For further options contact: email@example.com
Address: Hotel 12, Nënë Tereza, Gjakovë 50000
Hotel from the socialist era with cult character! Directly opposite our event location.
Double Room - 50 € per Night
Adress: Nënë Tereza, 50000 Gjakove, Kosovo
A little bit outside of Gjakova center, located close to the town forest, you can find this beautiful hotel. Highlight: outdoor swimming pool!
Recommended for those who do not mind to stay a bit apart from the event location (walking distance: app. 20 min).
Double Room 1 person - 60 € per Night
Double Room 2 persons - 70 € per Night
Address: Firze, Shkugez, Gjakova, Kosovo, 50000