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There are 6 ways to get from Piraeus to Tirana by train, plane, bus 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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Train, fly to Tirana  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Tirana (TIA) ATH - TIA

$86 - $274

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Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Tiranë

$48

4 alternative options

Train, fly to Ioannina, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Ioannina (IOA) ATH - IOA
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Tiranë

Train, bus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Lianokladi Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Tirana

$74 - $88

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus from Trikala to Tirana

$93 - $113

Drive  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Piraeus to Tirana 486.2 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Piraeus to Tirana is to bus which costs 42€ and takes 14 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Piraeus to Tirana is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Piraeus to Tirana. However, there are services departing from 2ας ΜΕΡΑΡΧΙΑΣ(ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΗ) and arriving at Tiranë via Athens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 52 min.

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The distance between Piraeus and Tirana is 498 km. The road distance is 778 km.

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The best way to get from Piraeus to Tirana without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 51 min and costs 60€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Piraeus to Tirana, including transfers.

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Piraeus to Tirana bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Piraeus to Tirana bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Tiranë station.

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Tirana is 1 h behind Piraeus. It is currently 9:32 AM in Piraeus and 8:32 AM in Tirana.

Map of how to get from Piraeus to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 311.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Piraeus, Greece and Tirana, Albania?

Albtrans sh.p.k operates a bus from Piraeus to Tirana 3 times a day. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Athens to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$23 - $35
Train from Athens to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$12 - $16
First Class
$15 - $20
Bus operators
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Ioannina to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Tirana
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Trikala
Phone
(+30) 24310 73130
Email
info@ktel-trikala.gr
Website
ktel-trikala.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ktel-trikala.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Trikala to Tirana
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Piraeus to Tirana is 778 km. It takes approximately 8 h 52 min to drive from Piraeus to Tirana.

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Aegean Airlines offers flights from Athens Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 530+ hotels available in Tirana. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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