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There are 8 ways to get from Catania to Albania by plane, bus, train, car ferry, night bus, bus and ferry, 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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Fly to Tirana  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Tirana (TIA) CTA - TIA

$83 - $190

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Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Podgorica (TGD) CTA - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$154 - $738

Train, car ferry, night bus  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the night bus from Villa S.Giovanni to Taranto Bus
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Train, car ferry  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Brindisi Fa
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania, Catania to Rende
  2. Take the bus from Bivio Rende to Brindisi
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$103 - $139

Train, ferry, bus and ferry  •  29 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
  3. Take the train from Reggio Di Calabria Centrale to Taranto Ic
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë

$116 - $187

Bus and ferry, bus  •  29 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Cantinella Bivio
  3. Take the bus from Cantinella Bivio to Taranto - Area Porto Mercantile
  4. Take the bus from Taranto to Brindisi Station
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë

$119 - $202

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Albania is to fly which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Albania is to fly which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Albania. However, there are services departing from Catania, Catania and arriving at Tirana via Bivio Rende, Brindisi Ospedale Perrino and Brindisi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 31 min.

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The distance between Catania and Albania is 576 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Albania without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 23 h 31 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Catania to Albania, including transfers.

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Catania to Albania bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Catania, Catania station.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Catania to Albania bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Tirana station.

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Austrian Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Wizz Air and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Tirana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Albania.
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  • Distance: 360.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Albania?

Alitalia, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Catania to Tirana hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,200
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Catania Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Reggio Di Calabria Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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 Caserta to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Trenitalia

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
Night bus from Villa S.Giovanni to Taranto
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Catania, Catania to Rende
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Bivio Rende to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
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 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Cosenza to Cantinella Bivio
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Autolinee Romano
Società Trasporti Pubblici Brindisi SpA
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it

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