There are 3 ways to get from Durrës to Shkodër by bus and ferry, bus, train or car

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Bus and ferry, Mini Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Tirana
  2. Take the Mini Bus from Tirana to Shkodër

$63 - $84

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Durrës to Shkodër

$2

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Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Durrës to Shkodër 66.9 miles

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No, there is no direct bus from Durrës to Shkodër. However, there are services departing from Durres Zob and arriving at Shkodër via Tirana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Durrës and arriving at Shkodër. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Durrës and Shkodër is 83 km. The road distance is 107.1 km.

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The best way to get from Durrës to Shkodër without a car is to bus and ferry and Mini Bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Durrës to Shkodër, including transfers.

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Durrës to Shkodër bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Durres Zob station.

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Durrës to Shkodër train services, operated by Albanian Railways, depart from Durrës station.

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Durrës to Shkodër bus services, operated by , arrive at Shkodër station.

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Durrës to Shkodër train services, operated by Albanian Railways, arrive at Shkodër station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durrës to Shkodër is 107 km. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Durrës to Shkodër.

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  • Distance: 51.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Durrës, Albania and Shkodër, Albania?

Albanian Railways operates a train from Durrës to Shkodër once daily. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Albanian Railways
Website
hsh.com.al
Train from Durrës to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hsh.com.al
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Tirana
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Mini Bus
Bus from Tirana to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3

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There are 152+ hotels available in Shkodër. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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