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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  9 h 4 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

$36 - $67

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  26 h 4 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

$40 - $66

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  28 h 49 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

$113 - $148

Drive  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Tirana 899.5 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Tirana is to bus which costs 200 ₺ - 390 ₺ and takes 27 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Tirana is to fly which costs 360 ₺ - 1.000 ₺ and takes 9 h 4 min.

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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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The distance between Ankara and Tirana is 1110 km. The road distance is 1439.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Tirana without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 4 min and costs 220 ₺ - 380 ₺.

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Ankara to Tirana, including transfers.

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Ankara to Tirana bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, depart from Ankara station.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Tirana is to fly which takes 9 h 4 min and costs 360 ₺ - 1.000 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 200 ₺ - 390 ₺ and takes 27 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ankara Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Ankara to Tirana bus services, operated by Alpar Turizm, arrive at Tiranë station.

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Map of how to get from Ankara to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 693.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

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

Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines fly from Ankara to Tirana hourly. 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 Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Flights from Ankara to Tirana via Izmir, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Flights from Ankara to Tirana via Antalya, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Flights from Ankara to Tirana via Adana, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Tirana via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Ankara to Tirana via Izmir, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
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
$5 - $7
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Samandira Tesis
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
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 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from ASTI Ankara Bus Terminal to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
pamukkale.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
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com

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More Questions & Answers

Tirana is 2 h behind Ankara. It is currently 2:10 PM in Ankara and 12:10 PM in Tirana.

Yes, the driving distance between Ankara to Tirana is 1439 km. It takes approximately 16 h 11 min to drive from Ankara to Tirana.

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Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Ankara Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 530+ hotels available in Tirana. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Ankara Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 11 ₺.

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