There are 11 ways to get from Sicily to Albania by plane, car ferry, bus, train, night bus, bus and ferry 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.

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Fly Catania to Tirana  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Tirana (TIA) CTA - TIA

$85 - $197

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Fly Palermo to Tirana  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Tirana (TIA) PMO - TIA

$146 - $516

Fly Catania to Brindisi, car ferry  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Brindisi (BDS) CTA - BDS
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë

$118 - $526

Fly Catania to Podgorica, bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Podgorica (TGD) CTA - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$151 - $767

Fly Palermo to Bari, bus, car ferry  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Bari (BRI) PMO - BRI
  2. Take the bus from Bari to Brindisi
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Train, bus, car ferry  •  26 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës

$196 - $337

Night bus, bus, bus and ferry  •  27 h 33 min

  1. Take the night bus from Palermo, Palermo Autostazione to Spezzano Albanese, Terme Spezzano
  2. Take the bus from Spezzano albanese Terme to Brindisi
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$114 - $165

Train, car ferry  •  28 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Fa
  3. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Train, bus and ferry  •  35 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Battipaglia Icn
  2. Take the train from Battipaglia to Taranto Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë

$143 - $204

Bus and ferry  •  36 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Tiranë

$141 - $214

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Brindisi
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Albania is to fly which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Albania is to fly which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 7 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Albania. However, there are services departing from Piazza Boiardo and arriving at Tirana via Palermo, Palermo Autostazione, Spezzano albanese Terme, Brindisi Ospedale Perrino and Brindisi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 33 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Albania is 630 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Albania without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 26 h 32 min and costs 160€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Sicily to Albania, including transfers.

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Sicily to Albania bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Palermo, Palermo Autostazione station.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Sicily to Albania bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Tirana station.

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Air Malta, Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Tirana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Albania.
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  • Distance: 393.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Albania?

Alitalia, Air Malta and 12 other airlines fly from Catania to Tirana hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Flights from Palermo to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Palermo to Tirana via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Palermo to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Flights from Palermo to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Flights from Palermo to Tirana via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Catania to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Catania to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Palermo to Tirana via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Bari to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari-Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
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
Night bus from Palermo, Palermo Autostazione to Spezzano Albanese, Terme Spezzano
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Spezzano albanese Terme to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
saj.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës
Ave. Duration
6 h
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
$75 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$75 - $85
Car
$115 - $125
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $120
Inner cabin 2 beds
$115 - $130
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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