There are 4 ways to get from Pristina to Tirana by train, car or bus

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, drive  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Priština to Gorče Petrov
  2. Take the train from Gorče Petrov to Zajas
  3. Drive from Zajas to Tirana

$31 - $69

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Priština to Tetovo
  2. Take the bus from Tetovo to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$189 - $244

Bus Barileva Turist  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Prishtina to Podgorica
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$37 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Pristina to Tirana 158.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pristina to Tirana is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pristina to Tirana is to train and drive which takes 7 h 57 min and costs $30 - $70.

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The distance between Pristina and Tirana is 186 km. The road distance is 253 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Pristina to Tirana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pristina to Tirana. However, there are services departing from Priština and arriving at Tirana via Tetovo and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

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What companies run services between Pristina, Kosovo and Tirana, Albania?

You can take a bus from Pristina to Tirana via Tetovo, Struga, and Struga in around 8 h 28 min.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Priština to Gorče Petrov
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Gorče Petrov to Zajas
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $21
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
MZI
Website
mzi.mk
Train from Priština to Gorče Petrov
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mzi.mk
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Priština to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Tetovo to Struga
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Barileva Turist
Website
barilevaturist.com
Bus from Prishtina to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
barilevaturist.com
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

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