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There are 11 ways to get from Tirana to Bologna by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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.

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Fly to Bologna  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Bologna (BLQ) TIA - BLQ

$53 - $135

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Fly to Florence, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Florence (FLR) TIA - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale

$75 - $199

Fly to Venice, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Venice (VCE) TIA - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$69 - $193

Fly to Verona, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Verona (VRN) TIA - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le

$62 - $205

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Pisa (PSA) TIA - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale

$70 - $171

Car ferry, train via Brindisi  •  18h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...

Car ferry, train  •  18h 37m

  1. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Bari
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...

$117 - $249

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h

  1. Take the bus from Tiranë to Ioannina
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ioannina to Bologna

$110 - $170

Bus and ferry, train  •  21h 46m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Tirana to Brindisi
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...

$151 - $219

Bus, train  •  31h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Forlì
  3. Take the train from Forli' to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...

$144 - $204

Drive  •  14h 43m

  1. Drive from Tirana to Bologna 779.2 miles

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Tirana to Bologna is to fly which costs $50 - $140 and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Tirana to Bologna is to fly which costs $50 - $140 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tirana to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Tiranë and arriving at Bologna via Ioannina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h.

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The distance between Tirana and Bologna is 775 km. The road distance is 1246.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Bologna without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 19h and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Tirana to Bologna, including transfers.

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Tirana to Bologna bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, depart from Tiranë station.

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The quickest flight from Tirana Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Tirana to Bologna bus services, operated by Portokalidis Tours, arrive at Bologna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirana to Bologna is 1247 km. It takes approximately 14h 43m to drive from Tirana to Bologna.

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Map of how to get from Tirana to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 484.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Tirana, Albania and Bologna, Italy?

Ernest, Blue Panorama Airlines and two other airlines fly from Tirana to Bologna 3 times a day.

Airlines
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Tirana to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Tirana to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Tirana to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Tirana to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Tirana to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Tirana to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Tirana to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Tirana to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Tirana to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Flights from Tirana to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Tirana to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Tirana to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Tirana to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Tirana to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Tirana to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Forli' to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ioannina to Bologna
Ave. Duration
12h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Tirana to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tirana to Struga
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Struga to Forlì
Ave. Duration
26h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Bari
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$70 - $80
Car
$110 - $120
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $115
Inner cabin 2 beds
$110 - $125

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Ernest, Blue Panorama Airlines, Alitalia and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Tirana Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 1678+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Tirana Airport is to shuttle which takes 30m and costs $3.

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