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

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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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  19 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$207 - $262

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Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  24 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Opuzen
  2. Take the bus from Opuzen Jadranska to Budva Zob
  3. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana

$40 - $55

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  27 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Stara Pazova En
  3. Take the train from Stara Pazova to Podgorica
  4. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$72 - $128

Bus, car ferry  •  42 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste N535 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Trieste to Durrës

$176 - $296

Drive  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Tirana 514.2 miles

$100 - $150

Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Tirana (TIA) LJU - TIA

$98 - $613

Fly from Venice  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Tirana (TIA) VCE - TIA

$102 - $535

Fly from Venice Treviso  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Tirana (TIA) TSF - TIA

$102 - $514

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The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Tirana is to bus which costs 250 kn - 350 kn and takes 24 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Tirana is to train and fly which costs 600 kn - 3.900 kn and takes 8 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijeka to Tirana. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Tirana via Skopje and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 17 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Tirana is 622 km. The road distance is 822.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Tirana without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 17 min and costs 1.300 kn - 1.700 kn.

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It takes approximately 19 h 17 min to get from Rijeka to Tirana, including transfers.

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Rijeka to Tirana bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Rijeka station.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Tirana is to bus which takes 19 h 17 min and costs 1.300 kn - 1.700 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 600 kn - 3.400 kn and takes 9 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Rijeka to Tirana.
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  • Distance: 388.6 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 17 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Tirana, Albania?

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Tirana via Skopje and Struga in around 19 h 17 min. Alternatively, Ernest, Albawings and Alitalia fly from Rijeka to Tirana 3 times a day.

Airlines
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Venice to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Venice Treviso to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Venice to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Sušak Pećine to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$25 - $35
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Stara Pazova
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $22
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Stara Pazova to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Rijeka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Rijeka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Skopje to Struga
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Opuzen
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Opuzen Jadranska to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
globtour.com
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Trieste to Durrës
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$110 - $130
Car
$150 - $170
Inside cabin 2 beds
$140 - $170
Inner cabin 2 beds
$170 - $200

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Tirana is 823 km. It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to drive from Rijeka to Tirana.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Ljubljana Airport to Tirana Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Venice Airport is to shuttle which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 270 kn - 2.400 kn.

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