There are 5 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Tirana by bus, night train, train, car or plane

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 33 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 18 min

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

$34 - $71

3 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

Fly  •  4 h 41 min

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

$114 - $240

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 33 min. Alternatively, Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Tirana twice daily.

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
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Verona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 Zajas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
mzt.mk
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 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Thessaloniki and Tirana is 272 km. The road distance is 398 km.

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Tirana is to night train and train and drive which costs 28€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Tirana is to fly which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 95€ - 210€.

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.

It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to get from Thessaloniki to Tirana, including transfers.