There are 10 ways to get from Malta to Albania by plane, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, train, car or 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 to Tirana  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Tirana (TIA) MLA - TIA

$115 - $187

9 alternative options

Fly to Tivat, bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Tivat (TIV) MLA - TIV
  2. Take the bus from Kotor to Shkodër

$250 - $641

Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Podgorica (TGD) MLA - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$161 - $436

Fly to Brindisi, car ferry  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Brindisi (BDS) MLA - BDS
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë

$173 - $456

Car ferry, bus  •  32 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Naples - Corso Lucci
  3. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Brindisi 578 / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Car ferry, bus and ferry, train  •  40 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Termoli
  3. Take the train from Termoli to Brindisi Fb
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë

$197 - $304

Car ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  41 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Roma - Tiburtina
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Tiranë

$340 - $522

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry  •  42 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Battipaglia Icn
  3. Take the train from Battipaglia to Taranto Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë

$169 - $255

Car ferry, drive  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Drive from Pozzallo to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Brindisi
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Car ferry, drive, ferry, bus and ferry  •  22 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Drive from Pozzallo to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni Trg
  4. Drive from Villa S.Giovanni to Brindisi
  5. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë
  6. Take the bus and ferry from Vlorë to Tirana

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The cheapest way to get from Malta to Albania is to fly which costs 95€ - 160€ and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Albania is to fly which costs 95€ - 160€ and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The distance between Malta and Albania is 746 km.

The best way to get from Malta to Albania without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 32 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Malta to Albania, including transfers.

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

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Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Malta Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Albania. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Albania.
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  • Distance: 466.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

What companies run services between Malta and Albania?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Qormi to Tirana every 2 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Malta to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Malta to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Malta to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Palermo, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Malta to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Malta to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Malta to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Malta to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Malta to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Malta to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Malta to Tivat via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Malta to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Malta to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $500
Flights from Malta to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Malta to Tirana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Malta to Podgorica via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Turin
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
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 Termoli to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
Train from Catania Centrale to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Kotor to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Naples - Corso Lucci
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Roma - Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
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 Naples, Naples to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Termoli
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Vlorë to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$80 - $90
High season
$145 - $149
Mid season
$127
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45
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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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