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There are 9 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.

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Fly Nice to Tirana  •  7h 18m

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

$110 - $480

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Fly Lyon to Tirana  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Tirana (TIA) LYS - TIA

$111 - $772

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

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

$121 - $404

Train, bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  25h 22m

  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

$210 - $312

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  31h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$160 - $227

Night train, train, bus and ferry  •  34h 53m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brindisi Fb
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$252 - $392

Train, bus via Wien Hbf  •  40h 12m

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Beograd D
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 431 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$344 - $557

Bus Eurolines FR  •  44h 35m

  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

$182 - $352

Drive  •  23h 18m

  1. Drive from Paris to Tirana 1366.9 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from France to Albania is to fly and bus which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 9h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Albania is to fly which costs 95€ - 420€ and takes 7h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Albania. However, there are services departing from Hotel De Ville and arriving at Tirana via Paris, Zurich and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 27m.

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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 25h 22m and costs 180€ - 280€.

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

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

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The best way to get from France to Albania is to fly which takes 7h 18m and costs 95€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 31h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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

What companies run services between France and Albania?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Nice to Tirana 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Tirana via Gallieni, Paris, Zurich, Struga, and Struga in around 31h 27m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $4,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Nice to Tirana via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Milano Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $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
17h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Zurich to Struga
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Makarska
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $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
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Book at
busticket4.me

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Albania is 2187 km. It takes approximately 23h 18m to drive from France to Albania.

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Albawings, Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Albania. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13m and costs 6€.

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