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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Durrës by plane, car ferry, car, train, bus or bus and ferry

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

Fly to Tirana  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Tirana (TIA) FCO - TIA

$72 - $171

Cheapest option

Leonetti Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the Leonetti Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Bari Rome
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës

$68 - $187

6 alternative options

Fly to Brindisi, car ferry  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS) FCO - BDS
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Fly to Podgorica, drive, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Podgorica (TGD) FCO - TGD
  2. Drive from Podgorica to Shkodër
  3. Take the train from Shkodër to Durrës

$116 - $319

Train, car ferry via Brindisi  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Fa
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës

$136 - $249

Bus and ferry  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Durres Zob

$75 - $110

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës

$116 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Durrës is to bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 21 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Durrës is to fly which costs 60€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Durres Zob. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 21 h 5 min.

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The distance between Rome and Durrës is 580 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Durrës without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 14 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Rome to Durrës, including transfers.

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Rome to Durrës bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Rome to Durrës bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Durres Zob station.

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Blue Panorama Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Tirana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Durrës.
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  • Distance: 362.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Durrës, Albania?

Alitalia and Blue Panorama Airlines fly from Rome to Durrës 3 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Rome to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Train operators
Albanian Railways
Website
hsh.com.al
Train from Shkodër to Durrës
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hsh.com.al
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Durres Zob
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$70 - $80
Car
$110 - $120
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $115
Inner cabin 2 beds
$110 - $125

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There are 519+ hotels available in Durrës. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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