There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Albania by bus, night train, train 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.

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

Night train, train, drive  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Kichevo
  3. Drive from Kichevo to Tirana

$33 - $72

2 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Tiranë

$55 - $80

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 night train and train and drive which costs 27€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 4 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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The distance between Thessaloniki and Albania is 250 km. The road distance is 398.3 km.

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

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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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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
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Kichevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
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mzt.mk
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 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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