There are 12 ways to get from Calais to Tirana by train, plane, car train, bus, bus and ferry 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.

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Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Tirana (TIA) BRU - TIA

$161 - $399

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Bus Balkan Horn  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Tirana

$23 - $50

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Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Tirana (TIA) LIL - TIA

$162 - $707

Eurotunnel, train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  4. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Tirana (TIA) LGW - TIA

$351 - $997

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Tirana (TIA) ORY - TIA

$185 - $645

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  4. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Tirana (TIA) AMS - TIA

$202 - $397

Train, bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  27 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  4. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$278 - $398

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  33 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Brussels, Brussels-North station
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles Gare du Nord to Karlsruhe
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  4. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$152 - $242

Train, bus and ferry  •  35 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brindisi Fb
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$429 - $618

Train, bus via Beograd  •  45 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 433 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$355 - $507

Eurotunnel, train, drive  •  27 h 46 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  5. Drive from Kufstein to Tirana

$602 - $842

Drive  •  24 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Tirana 1550.2 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Tirana is to bus which costs 19€ - 45€ and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Tirana is to train and fly which costs 150€ - 550€ and takes 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Tirana. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Tirana via Bruxelles Gare du Nord, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 14 min.

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The distance between Calais and Tirana is 1742 km. The road distance is 2480.3 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Tirana without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 22 min and costs 230€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 18 min to get from Calais to Tirana, including transfers.

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Calais to Tirana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Calais station.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Calais to Tirana bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, arrive at Tirana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Tirana is 2480 km. It takes approximately 24 h 13 min to drive from Calais to Tirana.

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Adria Airways, Lufthansa, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 524+ hotels available in Tirana. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 1088.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 18 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Tirana, Albania?

You can take a bus from Calais to Tirana via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Bruxelles Gare du Nord, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Struga, and Struga in around 33 h 14 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Palermo, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Nice, Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Marseille, Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Amsterdam to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Palermo, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Nice, Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Marseille, Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Amsterdam to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Palermo, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Amsterdam to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Tirana via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Lyon, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Lyon, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Tirana via Lyon, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$85 - $110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Turancar
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Balkan Horn
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus from Calais to Sofia
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
matpu.com

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