• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 3 ways to get from Prizren to Gjirokastër by 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.

Recommended option

Bus, Mini Bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Prizren to Shkodër
  2. Take the Mini Bus from Shkodër to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tiranë to Kakavia

$47 - $51

2 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Prizren to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Gjirokastër

$77 - $107

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Prizren to Gjirokastër 232.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prizren to Gjirokastër is to bus and Mini Bus which costs $47 - $52 and takes 12 h 55 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Prizren to Gjirokastër is to bus and Mini Bus which costs $47 - $52 and takes 12 h 55 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Prizren to Gjirokastër. However, there are services departing from Prizren and arriving at Gjirokastër via Shkodër, Tiranë and Kakavia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

More details

The distance between Prizren and Gjirokastër is 243 km. The road distance is 372.6 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Prizren to Gjirokastër without a car is to bus and Mini Bus which takes 12 h 55 min and costs $47 - $52.

More details

It takes approximately 12 h 55 min to get from Prizren to Gjirokastër, including transfers.

More details

Prizren to Gjirokastër bus services, operated by Vector, depart from Prizren station.

More details

Prizren to Gjirokastër bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Kakavia station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Prizren to Gjirokastër is 373 km. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Prizren to Gjirokastër.

Get driving directions

There are 148+ hotels available in Gjirokastër. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Prizren to Gjirokastër.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 151.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 55 min

What companies run services between Prizren, Kosovo and Gjirokastër, Albania?

You can take a bus from Prizren to Gjirokastër via Shkodër, Shkodër, Tirana, Tiranë, and Kakavia in around 12 h 55 min.

Bus operators
Vector
Website
vectortours.de
Bus from Prizren to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
vectortours.de
Bus from Prizren to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
vectortours.de
Mini Bus
Bus from Shkodër to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Kakavia
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Tirana to Kakavia
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $32
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
ms.mk
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Gjirokastër
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling to the UK: What do I need to know?, 5 incredible day trips from Florence by train and How to get from Southend Airport into central London - to help you get the most out of your next trip.