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There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Albania by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car train

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Fly to Tirana  •  6h 11m

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

$102 - $453

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Fly to Tivat, bus  •  9h 42m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Tivat (TIV) BRU - TIV
  2. Take the bus from Kotor to Shkodër

$191 - $755

Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  10h 37m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Podgorica (TGD) BRU - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$157 - $683

Train, bus via Stuttgart  •  25h 34m

  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

$204 - $342

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  28h 45m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bari Centrale Fr
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Struga
  5. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$319 - $622

Bus  •  41h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Mostar 2924
  2. Take the bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Tirana

$105 - $155

Train, bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Eupen Ic
  2. Take the bus from Aachen to Sarajevo
  3. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Tirana

$131 - $159

Drive, car train  •  28h 27m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
  3. Drive from Villach to Tirana

$202 - $359

Drive  •  22h 26m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Tirana 2285.3 km

$290 - $440

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Albania

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Albania. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Albania.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Albania from June 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Albania

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Albania from May 22.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Albania

Limited international flights leaving Belgium began to resume from June 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Albania

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Albania is to bus which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 41h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Albania is to fly which costs 90€ - 410€ and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Albania. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles, Nord and arriving at Tirana via Mostar Bus Station East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 20m.

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The distance between Brussels and Albania is 1626 km. The road distance is 2285.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Albania without a car is to train and bus via Stuttgart which takes 25h 34m and costs 180€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Brussels to Albania, including transfers.

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Brussels to Albania bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Albania is to fly which takes 6h 11m and costs 90€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 41h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Brussels to Albania bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, arrive at Tirana station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Albania.
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  • Distance: 1626.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Albania?

TUI fly Belgium, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Brussels to Tirana every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Tirana via Mostar and Mostar Bus Station East in around 41h 20m.

Airlines
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Brussels to Tivat
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Tivat via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Brussels to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Podgorica via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Tivat via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Podgorica via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Podgorica via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Podgorica via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Podgorica via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
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 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
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
$30 - $50
Website
Railjet
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $180
Website
Thalys
Standard
$85 - $120
Comfort
$100 - $130
Premium
$120 - $180
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$140 - $170
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$75 - $110
Base Standard
$120 - $170
Base Premium
$150 - $220
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Eupen
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
$67
Motorcycle
$112
Vehicle
$123
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Kotor to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
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
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Bari to Struga
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Mostar
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Eurolines FR
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Tirana
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Tirana
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Aachen to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Albania is 2285 km. It takes approximately 22h 26m to drive from Brussels to Albania.

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Brussels Airlines, Alitalia, Air Serbia and four other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Albania. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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