There are 7 ways to get from Durrës to Greece by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Irakleion  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Irakleion (HER) TIA - HER

$115 - $196

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Durrës to Kakavia
  2. Take the bus from Kakavia to Lamia
  3. Take the train from Lianokladi to Athens 885 / ...

$48 - $57

5 alternative options

Fly to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) TIA - SKG

$114 - $244

Fly to Athens  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Athens (ATH) TIA - ATH

$75 - $255

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Durrës to Athens

$49

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Durrës to Trikala
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Athens

$99 - $119

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Durrës to Athens 433.2 miles

$100 - $150

What companies run services between Durrës, Albania and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and nine other airlines fly from Durrës to Heraklion 4 times a day. Alternatively, Albtrans sh.p.k operates a bus from Durrës to Athens twice daily. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 12 h 17 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tirana to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Tirana to Irakleion via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Athens, Santorini
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Athens, Rhodes
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Tirana to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Tirana to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Tirana to Irakleion via Verona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Tirana to Irakleion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Lianokladi to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$13 - $17
First Class
$16 - $21
Bus operators
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Durrës to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Bus from Durrës to Kakavia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Kakavia to Lamia
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33 - $38
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Durrës to Trikala
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Trikala to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Durrës and Greece is 337 km. The road distance is 693 km.

The cheapest way to get from Durrës to Greece is to bus which costs $49 and takes 12 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Durrës to Greece is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $75 - $260.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Durrës and arriving at Athens. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Durrës to Greece, including transfers.