There are 5 ways to get from Albania to Greece by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Athens (ATH) TIA - ATH

$72 - $252

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Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Tiranë to Athens

$47

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Bus, train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Lamia
  2. Take the train from Lianokladi to Athens Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα / ...

$73 - $85

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Trikala
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$94 - $113

Drive  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Tirana to Athens 452.9 miles

$100 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tiranë and arriving at Athens. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

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The distance between Albania and Greece is 280 km. The road distance is 724.7 km.

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The best way to get from Albania to Greece without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Albania to Greece, including transfers.

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Albania to Greece bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, depart from Tiranë station.

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The best way to get from Albania to Greece is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h.

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The quickest flight from Tirana Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Albania to Greece bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Athens station.

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Albania. It is currently 9:41 AM in Albania and 10:41 AM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Albania to Greece is 725 km. It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to drive from Albania to Greece.

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Map of how to get from Albania to Greece.
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  • Distance: 174.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Albania and Greece?

Aegean Airlines flies from Tirana to Athens once daily. Alternatively, Albtrans sh.p.k operates a bus from Tirana to Athens 3 times a day. Tickets cost $47 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tirana to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Lianokladi to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$12 - $17
First Class
$15 - $20
Bus operators
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Tirana to Lamia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Tirana to Trikala
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr

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Aegean Airlines offers flights from Tirana Airport to Athens Airport.

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The best way to get from Albania to Tirana Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs .

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