There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Tirana by bus, car or plane

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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

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Tiranë

$55 - $75

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Tirana 249 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Tirana (TIA) SKG - TIA

$85 - $205

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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 Tirana is 272 km. The road distance is 398.3 km.

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

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It takes approximately 9 h 34 min to get from Thessaloniki to Tirana, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Tirana is to bus which takes 9 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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Tirana is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 2:05 AM in Thessaloniki and 1:05 AM in Tirana.

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

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  • Distance: 170 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 34 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Tirana, Albania?

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Ioannina in around 9 h 34 min. Alternatively, Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Tirana 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Mytilini, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Bus operators
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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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Tirana. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs .

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