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There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Albania by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Florina
  2. Take the bus from Bitola to Ohrid
  3. Take the bus from Ohrid to Tiranë

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Tiranë

$55 - $75

2 alternative options

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Tiranë

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Tirana 249 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Albania is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Albania is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Tiranë. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Albania is 250 km. The road distance is 398.3 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Albania without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from Thessaloniki to Albania, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Albania bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki to Albania bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Tiranë station.

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Albania is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 12:39 PM in Thessaloniki and 11:39 AM in Albania.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Albania is 398 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Albania.

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  • Distance: 156.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 41 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Albania?

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Ioannina in around 9 h 34 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Florina
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Avto Atom
Phone
033/273-551
Email
avtoatom@yahoo.com
Website
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtoatom.com.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Ioannina to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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