There are 7 ways to get from Catania to Tirana by plane, train, car ferry, night bus, 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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Fly  •  5 h 5 min

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

$83 - $190

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry, night bus  •  21 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme Centrale Fa / ...
  4. Take the night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Bari Centrale Bus
  5. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës

Train, car ferry  •  23 h 27 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 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania, Catania Autostazione to Cosenza, Cosenza 582
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Brindisi
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$105 - $146

Train, bus and ferry  •  26 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Reggio Di Calabria Centrale to Taranto Ic
  3. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$138 - $208

Bus, bus and ferry Eurolines IT  •  31 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Mirto
  2. Take the bus from Mirto Crosia to Taranto - Area Porto Mercantile
  3. Take the bus from Taranto to Brindisi Station 13 / ...
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë

$93 - $123

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 22 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 Tirana is to fly which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Tirana. However, there are services departing from Catania, Catania Autostazione and arriving at Tirana via Cosenza, Brindisi Ospedale Perrino and Brindisi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 50 min.

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The distance between Catania and Tirana is 590 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Tirana without a car is to train and car ferry and night bus which takes 21 h 46 min and costs .

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

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

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 368.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Tirana, Albania?

Alitalia, Air Malta and 12 other airlines fly from Catania to Tirana hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Train operators
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 Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Caserta to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.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
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
Bus 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
Night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 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 Autostazione to Cosenza, Cosenza
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
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 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Catania to Mirto
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Autolinee Romano
Società Trasporti Pubblici Brindisi SpA
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Taranto via Porto Mercantile to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
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
$29 - $45
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$75 - $85
Car
$115 - $125
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $120
Inner cabin 2 beds
$115 - $130
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it

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