There are 5 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Durrës by bus, car or plane

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Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  8 h 55 min

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

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Bus Durmo Tours  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Durrës

$47 - $74

3 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Durrës

$55 - $75

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Durrës 271.6 miles

$65 - $95

Fly  •  7 h 22 min

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

$87 - $207

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Durrës. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Durrës is 302 km. The road distance is 434.5 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Durrës without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Thessaloniki to Durrës, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Durrës is to bus which takes 8 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 22 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 Durrës bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, arrive at Durrës station.

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Durrës is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 5:40 PM in Thessaloniki and 4:40 PM in Durrës.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Durrës is 434 km. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Durrës.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Durrës.
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  • Distance: 189 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Durrës via Ioannina in around 8 h 55 min. Alternatively, Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Durrës 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 Durrës
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Durrës
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Durrës
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
ms.mk

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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 538+ hotels available in Durrës. Prices start at $28 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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