There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Albania by train, plane, bus, car, car train, car ferry or ferry

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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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Tirana  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Tirana (TIA) LGW - TIA

$172 - $813

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Fly Southampton to Tirana  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Tirana (TIA) SOU - TIA

$95 - $589

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Train, train to London Luton, fly to Tirana  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Tirana (TIA) LTN - TIA

$118 - $359

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dubrovnik (DBV) LGW - DBV
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
  4. Take the bus from Kotor to Shkodër

$143 - $484

Train to Bristol, fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dubrovnik (DBV) BRS - DBV
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
  4. Take the bus from Kotor to Shkodër

$183 - $530

Train, bus  •  38 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Stuttgart main station to Struga
  5. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$210 - $321

Train, bus via Essen Hbf  •  39 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Essen 080
  3. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the bus from Augsburg Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  5. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$265 - $436

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  42 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe 108 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
  5. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$173 - $268

Train, bus Radina VIP  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Tirana

$159 - $231

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Tirana

$142 - $223

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  29 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  6. Drive from Kufstein to Tirana

$617 - $746

Drive, carferry, ferry  •  31 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Giudecca Stucky
  4. Take the ferry from Giudecca Stucky to Venice Cruise Terminal
  5. Drive from Venice Cruise Terminal to Tirana

$427 - $632

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Albania. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Tirana via London, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 9 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Albania is 1235 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Albania without a car is to train and bus which takes 38 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from Southampton to Albania, including transfers.

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Southampton to Albania bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Albania is to fly which takes 9 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 42 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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

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Albania is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 6:11 PM in Southampton and 7:11 PM in Albania.

British Airways and Norwegian Air Shuttle offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Tirana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Albania.
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  • Distance: 1235.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 9 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Albania?

Flybe, Adria Airways and 13 other airlines fly from Southampton to Tirana every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Tirana via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Struga, and Struga in around 42 h 9 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Bristol to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Paris CDG, Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Amsterdam, Bologna
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Amsterdam, Venice
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Dublin, Bologna
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Thomson Airways
Website
tui.co.uk
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Tirana via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Paris CDG, Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Paris CDG, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Geneva, Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Dusseldorf, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Tirana via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from London Luton to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Dusseldorf, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Geneva, Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Southampton to Tirana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Bus operators
Bozur
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Kotor Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
globtour.com
Blue Line
Website
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Kotor Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Kotor to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Stuttgart main station to Struga
Ave. Duration
16 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Augsburg Hauptbahnhof to Struga
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Struga
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Tirana
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
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 London to Essen
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from London Victoria to Sofia
Ave. Duration
42 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
matpu.com
Ferry operators

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