There are 5 ways to get from Ankara to Tirana by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Tirana (TIA) ESB - TIA

$65 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  27 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Istanbul
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tiranë

$46 - $77

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  25 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Gebze Yht
  2. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tiranë

$48 - $78

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  28 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Samandira Tesis
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gostivar
  3. Take the bus from Gostivar to Tirana

$115 - $149

Drive  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Tirana 899.5 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Tirana is to bus which costs 210 ₺ - 370 ₺ and takes 27 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Tirana is to fly which takes 8 h 34 min and costs 300 ₺ - 850 ₺.

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The distance between Ankara and Tirana is 1110 km. The road distance is 1439 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to get from Ankara to Tirana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ankara to Tirana. However, there are services departing from Ankara and arriving at Tiranë via Istanbul. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Ankara, Turkey and Tirana, Albania?

Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ankara to Tirana every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ankara to Tirana via Istanbul in around 27 h 29 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Tirana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Flights from Ankara to Tirana via Izmir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Flights from Ankara to Tirana via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Tirana via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Gebze
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Samandira Tesis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
19 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Gostivar to Tirana
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com

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