There are 9 ways to get from Croatia to Albania by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$199 - $262

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Train, bus  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Stara Pazova En
  2. Take the train from Stara Pazova to Podgorica
  3. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$56 - $105

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Bus Hafet Tours  •  19 h 43 min

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

$84 - $104

Bus via Makarska  •  20 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Makarska
  2. Take the bus from Makarska to Budva
  3. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana

$73 - $103

Train, bus Globtour  •  26 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Slavonski Brod En / ...
  2. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod Bahnhof to Kotor Zob
  3. Take the bus from Kotor to Tirana

$87 - $124

Drive  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Tirana 622.3 miles

$120 - $180

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Tirana  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Tirana (TIA) LJU - TIA

$98 - $613

Fly Zagreb to Dubrovnik, bus  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAG - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
  3. Take the bus from Kotor to Shkodër

$81 - $238

Fly Zagreb to Skopje, bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Skopje (SKP) ZAG - SKP
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Debar

$95 - $266

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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Albania is to train and bus which costs 350 kn - 700 kn and takes 23 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Albania is to train and fly which costs 600 kn - 3.900 kn and takes 8 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Albania. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Tirana via Gostivar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 43 min.

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The distance between Croatia and Albania is 562 km. The road distance is 995.7 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Albania without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 15 min and costs 1.200 kn - 1.700 kn.

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It takes approximately 18 h 15 min to get from Croatia to Albania, including transfers.

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Croatia to Albania bus services, operated by Hafet Tours, depart from Zagreb station.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Albania is 996 km. It takes approximately 10 h 39 min to drive from Croatia to Albania.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Albania.
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  • Distance: 351.3 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 15 min

What companies run services between Croatia and Albania?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Tirana via Autobusni kolodvor, Zagreb, Skopje, and Struga in around 18 h 15 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik via Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Stara Pazova
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zagreb to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$21 - $29
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $22
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Stara Pazova to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $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 Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Skopje to Struga
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.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
Bus from Gostivar to Tirana
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Makarska to Budva
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Makarska to Budva
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Kotor to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Kotor to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Slavonski Brod Bahnhof to Kotor Zob
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Kotor Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bozur
Blue Line
Website
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Kotor Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs

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