There are 6 ways to get from Tirana to Banja Luka by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Bocac Tours  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva to Banja Luka

$65 - $98

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Bus via Sarajevo  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva to Sarajevo
  3. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka

$52 - $98

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Podgorica
  2. Take the train from Podgorica to Priboj 430 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Priboj to Sarajevo
  4. Take the train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka 712 / ...

$59 - $78

Drive  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Tirana to Banja Luka 380.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Banja Luka  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Banja Luka (BNX) TIA - BNX

$125 - $419

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Ljubljana (LJU) TIA - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$117 - $848

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No, there is no direct bus from Tirana to Banja Luka. However, there are services departing from Tirana and arriving at Banja Luka via Budva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 21 min.

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The distance between Tirana and Banja Luka is 439 km. The road distance is 608.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Banja Luka without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 h 21 min to get from Tirana to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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Tirana to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Old Town Travel, depart from Tirana station.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Banja Luka is to bus which takes 16 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tirana Airport to Banja Luka Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Tirana to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Bocac Tours, arrive at Banja Luka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirana to Banja Luka is 608 km. It takes approximately 9 h 32 min to drive from Tirana to Banja Luka.

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Air Serbia offers flights from Tirana Airport to Banja Luka Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tirana to Banja Luka.
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  • Distance: 274.3 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 21 min

What companies run services between Tirana, Albania and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Tirana to Banja Luka via Budva in around 16 h 21 min. Alternatively, Air Serbia flies from Tirana to Banja Luka 3 times a week.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Tirana to Banja Luka via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Tirana to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Train operators
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Podgorica to Priboj
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Budva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bocac Tours
Phone
051/215-725
Email
bocact@teol.net
Website
bocactours.com
Bus from Budva to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bocactours.com
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Priboj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Centrotrans Eurolines
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com

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There are 277+ hotels available in Banja Luka. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Tirana Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs .

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