There are 10 ways to get from France to Albania by plane, bus, train, night train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Nice to Tirana  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Tirana (TIA) NCE - TIA

$110 - $480

Cheapest option

Train to Genoa, fly to Tirana  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Tirana (TIA) GOA - TIA

$77 - $194

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Fly Paris CDG to Podgorica, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Podgorica (TGD) CDG - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$121 - $405

Fly Paris Orly to Tirana  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Tirana (TIA) ORY - TIA

$116 - $567

Train, bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  25 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$211 - $323

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  30 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Karlsruhe 091 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$141 - $228

Thello, train, bus and ferry  •  41 h 20 min

  1. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Padova 221
  2. Take the train from Padova to Brindisi Fb
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë

$287 - $407

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), bus  •  43 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 433 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$285 - $427

Bus Eurolines FR  •  44 h 35 min

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

$194 - $353

Drive  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Tirana 1366.9 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to Albania is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 170€ and takes 9 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from France to Albania is to fly which costs 95€ - 490€ and takes 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Albania. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Tirana via Paris, Paris, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 13 min.

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The distance between France and Albania is 1577 km. The road distance is 2187 km.

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The best way to get from France to Albania without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 22 min and costs 180€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from France to Albania, including transfers.

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France to Albania bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from France to Albania is to fly which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 90€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 30 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from France to Albania.
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  • Distance: 985.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between France and Albania?

Alitalia, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Nice to Tirana every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Tirana via Gare De Bercy - Popb, Paris, Paris, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Struga, and Struga in around 30 h 13 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Genoa to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Genoa to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Genoa to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train 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
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Padova
Ave. Duration
13 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thello.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 Padova to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
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 - $11
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 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 Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
ms.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
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 Paris, Paris to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Makarska
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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

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