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There are 6 ways to get from Italy to Albania by plane, train, car ferry, night train, bus and ferry, bus 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 from Rome  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Tirana (TIA) FCO - TIA

$70 - $169

Cheapest option

Fly from Bologna  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Tirana (TIA) BLQ - TIA

$55 - $137

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Fa
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Night train, bus and ferry  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Icn
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$127 - $169

Bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$107 - $187

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës

$116 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Italy to Albania is to fly which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Albania is to fly which costs 60€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Albania. However, there are services departing from Principe Umberto and arriving at Tirana via Rome and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 24 min.

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The distance between Italy and Albania is 634 km.

The best way to get from Italy to Albania without a car is to night train and bus and ferry which takes 20 h 46 min and costs 110€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Italy to Albania, including transfers.

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Italy to Albania bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, depart from Rome station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Italy to Albania bus services, operated by Hafet Tours, arrive at Tirana station.

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Blue Panorama Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Tirana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Italy to Albania.
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  • Distance: 396 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Italy and Albania?

Alitalia and Blue Panorama Airlines fly from Rome to Tirana 3 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Bologna to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Bologna to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Bologna to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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
Night train from Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus and ferry from Rome to Struga
Ave. Duration
21 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$70 - $80
Car
$110 - $120
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $115
Inner cabin 2 beds
$110 - $125

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