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Duration 25h 57m
Distance 493.1 km
Average price $65
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The bus between Tirana and Blagoevgrad takes 25h 57m. The bus runs, on average, 2 times per week from Tirana to Blagoevgrad. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus via Sofia

  1. Tiranë
  2. Skopje
  3. Sofia
  4. Blagoevgrad
9h 58m
$77 - $96

Tirana to Blagoevgrad bus times

Buses run twice a week between Tirana and Blagoevgrad. The service departs Tirana at 05:30 in the morning, which arrives into Blagoevgrad at 08:27. All services require a transfer, and take on average 25h 57m. 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.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Tirana to Blagoevgrad. However, there are services departing from Tiranë and arriving at Blagoevgrad via Skopje and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 58m.

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The distance between Tirana and Blagoevgrad is 283 km. The road distance is 493.1 km.

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Tirana to Blagoevgrad bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Tiranë station.

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Tirana to Blagoevgrad bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Blagoevgrad station.

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Blagoevgrad is 1h ahead of Tirana. It is currently 9:00 AM in Tirana and 10:00 AM in Blagoevgrad.

There are four+ hotels available in Blagoevgrad. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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