There are 10 ways to get from Cologne to Albania by plane, 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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Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Tirana  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Tirana (TIA) CGN - TIA

$90 - $231

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  41 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
  3. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana

$34 - $58

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Tirana  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Tirana (TIA) FRA - TIA

$133 - $329

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Podgorica, bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Podgorica (TGD) CGN - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$171 - $440

Fly Dusseldorf to Podgorica, bus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Podgorica (TGD) DUS - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$113 - $644

Train, bus  •  23 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart main station to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$223 - $318

Train, bus and ferry  •  25 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Brindisi Fb
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$308 - $565

Bus Nasir Tours  •  35 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar to Tirana

$55 - $65

Train, drive  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  3. Drive from Kufstein to Tirana

$289 - $421

Drive  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Tirana 1296.2 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Albania is to bus which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 41 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Albania is to fly which costs 75€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Albania is 1491 km. The road distance is 2073.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Cologne to Albania, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Albania. However, there are services departing from Cologne and arriving at Tirana via Gostivar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Albania?

Eurowings and Austrian Airlines fly from Cologne to Tirana once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne to Tirana via Gostivar in around 35 h 9 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Podgorica via Klagenfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Tirana via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Podgorica via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Podgorica via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Podgorica via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Podgorica via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Podgorica via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Podgorica via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Podgorica via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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
16 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Gostivar to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $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
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Cologne to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
29 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nasirtours.de
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
32 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bozur
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com

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