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There are 7 ways to get from Albania to Brussels by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train or car

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Fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Brussels (BRU) TIA - BRU

60€ - 232€

6 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  27h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
  3. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

263€ - 535€

Bus, train  •  29h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Debar to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

175€ - 248€

Bus  •  38h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Krefeld
  3. Take the bus from Krefeld central bus station to Brussels-North train station

98€ - 145€

Bus, train via Cologne  •  43h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Cologne
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

134€ - 157€

Bus via Zvornik  •  45h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Podgorica
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Zvornik
  3. Take the bus from Zvornik to Brussels

102€ - 122€

Drive  •  21h 58m

  1. Drive from Tirana to Brussels 2276.4 km

240€ - 360€

Albania to Brussels by bus, walk, bus and ferry and train

The journey time between Albania and Brussels is around 2 days 22h and covers a distance of around 2526 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 22h. Operated by Durmo Tours, Trenitalia Frecce, TGV inOui and others, the Albania to Brussels service departs from Tirana and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 22h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 22h
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
263€
Carbon emissions:
180 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:00
Last service departs at:
17:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Albania to Brussels bus, walk, bus and ferry and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Albania to Brussels is to fly which costs $70 - $290 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Albania to Brussels is to fly which costs $70 - $290 and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albania to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Tirana and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Struga and Krefeld central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 50m.

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The distance between Albania and Brussels is 1626 km. The road distance is 2276.4 km.

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The best way to get from Albania to Brussels without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 27h 41m and costs $320 - $650.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Albania to Brussels, including transfers.

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Albania to Brussels bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, depart from Tirana station.

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The best way to get from Albania to Brussels is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs $70 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $180 and takes 38h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Tirana Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Albania to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Map of how to get from Albania to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 1626.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Albania and Brussels, Belgium?

TUI fly Belgium, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Tirana to Brussels 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tirana to Brussels via Struga, Krefeld, and Krefeld central bus station in around 38h 50m.

Airlines
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Tirana to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Tirana to Brussels via Pristina
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tirana to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
230€ - 440€
Flights from Tirana to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 440€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 400€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Tirana to Brussels via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
65€ - 95€
Base Standard
110€ - 150€
Base Premium
130€ - 190€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Tirana to Struga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Bus from Struga to Krefeld
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Debar to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Schedules at
habibtours.tripod.com
Book at
ms.mk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Krefeld central bus station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Struga to Cologne
Ave. Duration
37h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
88€
Schedules at
nasirtours.mk
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Book at
kotortotirana.com
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Podgorica to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Zvornik to Brussels
Ave. Duration
30h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba

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Yes, the driving distance between Albania to Brussels is 2276 km. It takes approximately 21h 58m to drive from Albania to Brussels.

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Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Tirana Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 430+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Albania to Tirana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $3.

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