There are 8 ways to get from Albania to Romania by bus, train, night bus, night train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  19 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 980

$47 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus, train, night train  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  3. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord

$38 - $55

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Bus, train, night bus  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Pleven 462
  3. Take the night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari

$43 - $68

Bus Matpu  •  21 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest

Drive  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Tirana to Bucharest 537.2 miles

$85 - $130

Bus to Tivat, fly, bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Kotor
  2. Fly from Tivat (TIV) to Belgrade (BEG) TIV - BEG
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Vršac
  4. Take the bus from Moraviţa to Timişoara

$82 - $214

Fly from Tirana, bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Belgrade (BEG) TIA - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Vršac
  3. Take the bus from Moraviţa to Timişoara

$95 - $232

Bus to Podgorica, fly, bus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Shkodër to Podgorica
  2. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Belgrade (BEG) TGD - BEG
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Vršac
  4. Take the bus from Moraviţa to Timişoara

$72 - $182

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albania to Romania is to bus and train and night train which costs $35 - $55 and takes 22 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albania to Romania is to fly and bus which costs $95 - $240 and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The distance between Albania and Romania is 671 km. The road distance is 859.6 km.

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The best way to get from Albania to Romania without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 27 min and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 19 h 27 min to get from Albania to Romania, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tivat Airport to Belgrade Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Romania is 1 h ahead of Albania. It is currently 1:51 AM in Albania and 2:51 AM in Romania.

Yes, the driving distance between Albania to Romania is 860 km. It takes approximately 11 h 28 min to drive from Albania to Romania.

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Map of how to get from Albania to Romania.
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  • Distance: 419.2 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 27 min

What companies run services between Albania and Romania?

You can take a bus from Tirana to Bucharest via Sofia, Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari, and Păcii in around 19 h 27 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Tivat to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Tirana to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Podgorica to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Tivat to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Podgorica to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Tirana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Tirana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
matpu.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Union Ivkoni
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Orlan S.R.O
Phone
+420/ 222 314 182
Email
office@orlan.cz
Website
orlan.cz
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
orlan.cz
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Shkodër to Kotor
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Shkodër to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
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