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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Tirana  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Malta (MLA) TIA - MLA

93€ - 455€

Cheapest option

Bus to Podgorica, fly  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Podgorica
  2. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Malta (MLA) TGD - MLA

84€ - 143€

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Bus to Thessaloniki, fly  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Korçë to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Malta (MLA) SKG - MLA

108€ - 247€

Car ferry to Brindisi, fly  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the car ferry from Vlorë to Brindisi
  2. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Malta (MLA) BDS - MLA

84€ - 247€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Catania
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

144€ - 214€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  29h 32m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Tirana to Brindisi
  2. Take the bus from Brindisi to Catania, Via D'Amico
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

177€ - 205€

Bus and ferry, bus via Sibari  •  32h 43m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Tirana to Brindisi
  2. Take the bus from Brindisi to Sibari
  3. Take the bus from Sibari to Catania, Catania 582
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta

173€ - 202€

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Domestic travel is restricted within Malta due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 4/9/2020

International flights leaving Albania are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Source Type: Media | Last updated: 3/14/2020

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Malta relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Malta, please check government recommendations.

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albania to Malta is to car ferry and fly which costs $95 - $280 and takes 12h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Albania to Malta is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $280 and takes 6h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albania to Malta. However, there are services departing from Tirana and arriving at Birkirkara via Struga, Bari, Catania and Marsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 50m.

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The distance between Albania and Malta is 746 km.

The best way to get from Albania to Malta without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 25h 50m and costs $160 - $250.

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It takes approximately 8h 32m to get from Albania to Malta, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Tirana Airport to Malta Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Albania to Malta bus services, operated by Virtu Ferries Ltd, arrive at Valletta station.

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Edelweiss Air, easyJet, British Airways and six other airlines offer flights from Tirana Airport to Malta Airport.

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Map of how to get from Albania to Malta.
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  • Distance: 745.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 32m

What companies run services between Albania and Malta?

Alitalia, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Tirana to Qormi hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from Podgorica to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 700€
Flights from Brindisi to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 270€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Podgorica to Malta via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Memmingen, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Podgorica to Malta via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Podgorica to Malta via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 210€
Flights from Podgorica to Malta via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 240€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Malta
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
23€ - 120€
Flights from Brindisi to Malta
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 130€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Tirana to Malta via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 850€
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Podgorica to Malta via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Malta via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Shkodër to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Korçë to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 65€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
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
7h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Bus and ferry from Catania to Valletta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
82€
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Tirana to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Brindisi to Catania, Via D'Amico
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
37€ - 42€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Brindisi to Sibari
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
13€
Schedules at
saj.it
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 Sibari to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Vlorë to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
42€
Website
Red Star Ferries

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