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There are 10 ways to get from London to Albania by plane, train, bus, night train, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 from London Heathrow  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Tirana (TIA) LHR - TIA

$150 - $480

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Train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Tirana (TIA) LTN - TIA

$92 - $333

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Tirana (TIA) LGW - TIA

$149 - $788

Fly from London City  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Tirana (TIA) LCY - TIA

$267 - $958

Train, bus  •  27 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Munich ZOB to Struga
  5. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$332 - $643

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  38 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  4. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$154 - $225

Train, night train, bus and ferry  •  41 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brindisi Fb
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë

$316 - $616

Bus Radina VIP  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Tirana

$133 - $196

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  28 h 21 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  6. Drive from Kufstein to Tirana

$590 - $722

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 24 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Tirana

$371 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from London to Albania is to bus which costs £100 - £160 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Albania is to fly which costs £110 - £650 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Albania. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Tirana via Frankfurt, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 17 min.

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The distance between London and Albania is 1205 miles.

The best way to get from London to Albania without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 34 min and costs £250 - £500.

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from London to Albania, including transfers.

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London to Albania bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Albania is to fly which takes 8 h 19 min and costs £110 - £370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £110 - £180 and takes 38 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Albania.
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  • Distance: 1205.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

What companies run services between London, England and Albania?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and 10 other airlines fly from London to Tirana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Tirana via Frankfurt, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Struga, and Struga in around 38 h 17 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from London City to Tirana via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from London City to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Tirana via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London City to Tirana via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from London Luton to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from London City to Tirana via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from London City to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
10 h 50 min
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
8 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Munich ZOB to Struga
Ave. Duration
14 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
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
$13 - $20
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
matpu.com
Ferry operators

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Albania is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 10:31 AM in London and 11:31 AM in Albania.

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Albania. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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