There are 6 ways to get from Lyon to Tirana by plane, train, bus, 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  •  7 h 59 min

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

$109 - $770

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Train, bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Struga
  4. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$226 - $359

Train, night train, bus and ferry  •  32 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the night train from Torino Porta Nuova to Brindisi Icn
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$247 - $330

Train, bus via Beograd  •  43 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  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

$269 - $483

Train, bus Globtour  •  44 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genf Busbahnhof to Budva Zob
  3. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana

$207 - $303

Drive  •  20 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Tirana 1120.9 miles

$240 - $350

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The distance between Lyon and Tirana is 1301 km. The road distance is 1793.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Tirana without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Lyon to Tirana, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Tirana is 1793 km. It takes approximately 20 h 1 min to drive from Lyon to Tirana.

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Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Tirana. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 812.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Tirana, Albania?

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and 11 other airlines fly from Lyon to Tirana every 3 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $4,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Lyon to Tirana via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
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 Torino Porta Nuova to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
11 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Zurich to Struga
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
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
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
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
$18 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Genf Busbahnhof to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
35 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
globtour.com

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