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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Tirana by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Paris CDG

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Tirana (TIA)

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Bus to Beauvais, fly

  1. Take the bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Tirana (TIA)

Fly from Paris Orly

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Tirana (TIA)

Train, Bus

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bari Centrale
  3. Take the Bus from Bari to Struga
  4. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

Bus via Geneva

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Geneva - Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Prizren
  3. Take the bus from Prizren to Tirana

Train, bus via Basel

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Oberkampf to Leskovac
  2. Take the bus from Leskovac to Tetovo
  3. Take the bus from Tetovo to Tirana

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Tirana

Paris to Tirana by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Paris and Tirana is around 2 days 20h and covers a distance of around 2213 km. This includes an average layover time of around 47h 31m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 20h. Operated by TGV inOui, Trenitalia Frecce and Durmo Tours, the Paris to Tirana service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Tirana. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
21h 19m
Layover time:
47h 31m
Total time:
2 days 20h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 20h
Journey distance:
2213 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$230
Carbon emissions:
152 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:40
Last service departs at:
14:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Tirana train, bus and walk schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Tirana is to bus via Geneva which costs €110 - €140 and takes 34h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Tirana is to fly which costs €65 - €270 and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Tirana. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Tirana via Geneva - Bus station and Prizren. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 9m.

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The distance between Paris and Tirana is 1601 km. The road distance is 2379.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Tirana without a car is to train and Bus which takes 24h 30m and costs €190 - €370.

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It takes approximately 7h 36m to get from Paris to Tirana, including transfers.

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Paris to Tirana bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Tirana is to fly which takes 7h 36m and costs €100 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus via Geneva, which costs €110 - €140 and takes 34h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Paris to Tirana bus services, operated by Arditi Tours, arrive at Tirana station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 1600.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 36m

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

Lufthansa, Air Serbia and 13 other airlines fly from Paris to Tirana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Tirana via Geneva - Bus station and Prizren in around 34h 9m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Tirana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$120 - $150
1st Class
$140 - $170
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$95 - $120
1st Class
$100 - $130
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$80 - $110
Base Standard
$130 - $180
Base Premium
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Phone
0892 68 20 66
Website
aeroportparisbeauvais.com
Bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Paris Beauvais Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Website
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Bari to Struga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Basel to Struga
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Arditi Tours
Phone
+383 49 871 234
Email
ardititours@hotmail.com
Website
sr-rs.facebook.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Prizren
Ave. Duration
22h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
sr-rs.facebook.com
Bus from Prizren to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
sr-rs.facebook.com
Resava Reisen
Phone
+381 65 567 12 19
Email
resavareisendoo@gmail.com
Website
resavareisen.ch
Bus from Paris - Oberkampf to Leskovac
Ave. Duration
37h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
resavareisen.ch
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resavareisen.ch
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Leskovac to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tetovo to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Tirana is 2380 km. It takes approximately 23h 2m to drive from Paris to Tirana.

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Alitalia, Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 734+ hotels available in Tirana. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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