There are 8 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car train

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Fly  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Tirana (TIA) BRU - TIA

$87 - $272

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Train, bus via Stuttgart  •  27h

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus from Stuttgart main station to Struga
  4. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$215 - $370

Bus via Karlsruhe  •  31h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$169 - $246

Train, bus and ferry  •  32h 22m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Brindisi Fr
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$394 - $660

Train, bus  •  39h 59m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Podgorica
  3. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$195 - $285

Bus  •  40h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Sarajevo 2924
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Tirana

$113 - $185

Drive, car train  •  27h 52m

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Köln Messe/Deutz
  2. Take the car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  3. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Tirana

$202 - $360

Drive  •  22h 19m

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana 2280.8 km

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana is to fly which costs 75€ - 250€ and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana is to fly which costs 75€ - 250€ and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport and arriving at Tirana via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 18m.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Tirana is 1585 km. The road distance is 2280.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana without a car is to train and bus via Stuttgart which takes 27h and costs 190€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana is to fly which takes 3h 50m and costs 75€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus via Karlsruhe, which costs 150€ - 230€ and takes 31h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana bus services, operated by Hafet Tours, arrive at Tirana station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 1584.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Tirana, Albania?

TUI fly Belgium, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, and Struga in around 31h 18m.

Airlines
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Railjet
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $260
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$200 - $260
1st Class
$270 - $370
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$45 - $55
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$80 - $120
Base Standard
$130 - $190
Base Premium
$160 - $230
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
12h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$66
Motorcycle
$111
Vehicle
$122
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Stuttgart main station to Struga
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Düsseldorf to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
Eurolines FR

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana is 2281 km. It takes approximately 22h 19m to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tirana.

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TUI fly Belgium, Alitalia, Air Serbia and two other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Tirana Airport.

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