Travel from Athens-Greece to Albania

Bus or fly from Athens to Albania?

Aegean Airlines flies from Athens to Tirana once daily. Alternatively, Albtrans sh.p.k operates a bus from Athens to Tirana twice daily. Tickets cost $50 and the journey takes 13 hours.

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How to get from Athens to Albania

ModeDurationPrice
From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Tirana airport, then Airport Bus to Tirana.5 h 32 min$108
From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, taxi to Thessaloniki, then bus to Korçë.7 h 12 min$165
From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Ioannina airport, taxi to Ioannina, bus to Kakavia, then bus to Korçë.7 h 50 min$132
From Στ.Μοναστηρακι subway to Athens airport, fly to Kozani airport, then drive to Korçë.4 h 31 min$165
From Athens train to Lianokladi, train to Lamia, walk to Lamia, then bus to Tirana.11 h 38 min$89
From Athens bus to Tiranë.13 h$49
From Αφετηρια bus to Athens, bus to Trikala, then bus to Tirana.16 h 43 min$109
From Athens drive to Tirana.8 h 51 min$142

How long does it take to get from Athens to Albania?

It takes approximately 5 hours 32 minutes to get from Athens to Albania, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Albania?

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

Operators from Athens to Albania

OperatorPhoneWebsite
OASAOASA
Aegean AirlinesAegean Airlines
Tirana International Airport+355 52 22 55 39Tirana International Airport
Olympic AirOlympic Air
EllinairEllinair
RyanairRyanair
Sky Express Sky Express
Crazy Holidays2310-241545Crazy Holidays
KTEL Ioanninon26510 25014KTEL Ioanninon
KTEL Fthiotidos22310 - 51345KTEL Fthiotidos
Astra AirlinesAstra Airlines
Greek Railways (OSE)Greek Railways (OSE)
Albtrans sh.p.k+355 4 2239 203Albtrans sh.p.k
KTEL Trikala(+30) 24310 73130KTEL Trikala
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      1 Fly to Tirana
      • One-Way approx: USD $74 - $254
      • Duration: 5 h 32 min
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      2 Fly to Thessaloniki, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $118 - $251
      • Duration: 7 h 12 min
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      3 Fly to Ioannina, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $92 - $282
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      4 Fly to Kozani, drive
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