There are 12 ways to get from London to Tirana 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 City  •  8 h 6 min

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

$267 - $958

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Train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 4 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

$91 - $316

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  8 h 4 min

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

$150 - $480

Fly from London Gatwick  •  6 h 53 min

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

$149 - $788

Fly from London Stansted  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Tirana (TIA) STN - TIA

$138 - $528

Train, bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  27 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Ulm Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  4. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$313 - $560

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  38 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe 108 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  4. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$166 - $265

Train, Thello, bus and ferry  •  39 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Padova 221
  3. Take the train from Padova to Brindisi Fb
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$377 - $667

Train, bus via Beograd  •  46 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 433 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$365 - $669

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

$136 - $200

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

$604 - $730

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Tirana is to train and fly which costs £65 - £240 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Tirana is to fly which costs £110 - £600 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Tirana. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Tirana via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 32 min.

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The distance between London and Tirana is 1183 miles.

The best way to get from London to Tirana without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 36 min and costs £230 - £430.

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from London to Tirana, including transfers.

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London to Tirana bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London to Tirana is to fly which takes 8 h 6 min and costs £200 - £750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £120 - £210 and takes 38 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 1182.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

What companies run services between London, England and Tirana, Albania?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and British Airways fly from London to Tirana 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Tirana via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Struga, and Struga in around 38 h 32 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Tirana via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Tirana via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
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 10 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
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
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
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Struga
Ave. Duration
15 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
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
$23 - $50
Schedules at
matpu.com
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Tirana is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 2:27 AM in London and 3:27 AM in Tirana.

British Airways, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from London City Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 524+ hotels available in Tirana. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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