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

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Bus via Struga  •  8 h 4 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

$164 - $210

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Pristina to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Tiranë

$17 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus Hafet Tours  •  8 h 44 min

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

$65 - $89

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Pristina to Tirana 158.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Pristina to Tirana is to train and bus which costs $17 - $24 and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pristina to Tirana is to bus which costs $160 - $210 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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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 4 min.

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The distance between Pristina and Tirana is 186 km. The road distance is 253.5 km.

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The best way to get from Pristina to Tirana without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 4 min and costs $160 - $210.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Pristina to Tirana, including transfers.

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Pristina to Tirana bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, depart from Priština station.

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Pristina to Tirana bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, arrive at Tirana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pristina to Tirana is 253 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Pristina to Tirana.

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There are 524+ hotels available in Tirana. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pristina to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Pristina to Tirana via Tetovo and Struga in around 8 h 4 min.

Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Priština to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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
$140 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tetovo to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Tirana
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk

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