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There are 11 ways to get from France to Shkodër by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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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

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Bus Croatia Bus  •  36h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim to Podgorica
  3. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$112 - $192

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Fly Nice to Podgorica, bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Podgorica (TGD) NCE - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$116 - $489

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Podgorica, bus  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Podgorica (TGD) ZRH - TGD
  4. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$179 - $486

Fly Paris CDG to Dubrovnik, bus  •  13h 29m

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

$136 - $446

Fly Lyon to Dubrovnik, bus  •  13h 7m

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

$142 - $523

Train, bus  •  31h 22m

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Podgorica
  3. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$190 - $282

Train  •  37h 37m

  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 Zeljeznicka Stanica Bar 431 / ...

$333 - $531

Thello, train, bus  •  40h 24m

  1. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Venezia Mestre 221 / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste Zob to Shkodra Busstation

$177 - $326

Bus Eurolines FR  •  42h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Makarska
  2. Take the bus from Makarska to Kotor
  3. Take the bus from Kotor to Shkodër

$173 - $344

Drive  •  21h 47m

  1. Drive from Paris to Shkodër 1307.7 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from France to Shkodër is to bus which costs 95€ - 170€ and takes 36h 14m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Shkodër. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Shkodër via Paris, Paris, Mannheim and Podgorica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 14m.

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The distance between France and Shkodër is 1486 km. The road distance is 2092.4 km.

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The best way to get from France to Shkodër without a car is to train and bus which takes 31h 22m and costs 160€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 9h 17m to get from France to Shkodër, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from France to Shkodër is to bus which takes 36h 14m and costs 95€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 290€ - 470€ and takes 37h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Podgorica Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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France to Shkodër bus services, operated by Old Town Travel, arrive at Shkodër station.

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Map of how to get from France to Shkodër.
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  • Distance: 928.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 17m

What companies run services between France and Shkodër, Albania?

You can take a bus from Paris to Shkodër via Ministere De L'economie Et Des Finances, Paris, Paris, Mannheim, and Podgorica in around 36h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Shkodër via Gare de l'Est - Verdun, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, Wien Hbf, Beograd, and Zeljeznicka Stanica Bar in around 37h 37m.

Airlines
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
Flights from Nice to Podgorica via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Nice to Podgorica via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Nice to Podgorica via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Nice to Podgorica via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Dubrovnik via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Nice to Podgorica via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
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
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
Flights from Nice to Podgorica via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Podgorica via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Dubrovnik via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dubrovnik via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
14h 13m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Zeljeznicka Stanica Bar
Ave. Duration
10h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
14h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thello.com
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
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 Kotor to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Karlsruhe to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Mannheim to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bozur
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Kotor Zob
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Shkodra Busstation
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
globtour.com
Blue Line
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Kotor Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Website
Blue Line
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 Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
regiojet.com
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 Kotor
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Book at
busticket4.me

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Shkodër is 2092 km. It takes approximately 21h 47m to drive from France to Shkodër.

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Air Serbia, LOT, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Podgorica Airport.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Shkodër. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40m and costs 10€.

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