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Duration 31h 30m
Distance 544.1 km
Average price $60
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The bus between Bansko and Tirana takes 31h 30m. The bus runs, on average, 2 times per week from Bansko to Tirana. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bansko
  2. Skopje
  3. Tirana
$69 - $89

Bansko to Tirana bus times

Buses run twice a week between Bansko and Tirana. The service departs Bansko at 13:00 in the afternoon, which arrives into Tirana at 19:30. All services require a transfer at Skopje and take an average of 31h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bansko to Tirana. However, there are services departing from Bansko and arriving at Tiranë via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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It is 310 km from Bansko to Tirana. It is approximately 544.1 km to drive.

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Bansko to Tirana bus services, operated by Biser Prom, depart from Bansko station.

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Bansko to Tirana bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Tiranë station.

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Tirana is 1h behind Bansko. It is currently 7:26 AM in Bansko and 6:26 AM in Tirana.

There are 85+ hotels available in Tirana. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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