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There are 9 ways to get from Tirana to Groningen by plane, train, bus 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 Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) TIA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

107€ - 197€

Cheapest option

Fly to Hamburg, train, bus  •  10h 26m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Hamburg (HAM) TIA - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  4. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen

105€ - 502€

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Fly to Bremen, train, bus  •  10h 29m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Bremen (BRE) TIA - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  3. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen

174€ - 778€

Fly to Muenster, train  •  14h 20m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Muenster (FMO) TIA - FMO
  2. Take the train from Ibbenbueren to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

Bus, train via Vienna  •  27h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Tiranë to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Wien
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic / ...
  5. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen 075

295€ - 447€

Bus  •  36h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Tiranë to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Hannover
  3. Take the bus from Hanover central bus station to Bremen central train station
  4. Take the bus from Bremen central train station to Groningen central station 075

149€ - 164€

Bus, train  •  37h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Prizren
  2. Take the bus from Prizren to Hannover
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic / ...
  4. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen 075

131€ - 256€

Bus, train #2  •  42h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Dortmund
  3. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Enschede
  4. Take the train from Enschede to Zwolle
  5. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

Drive  •  21h 57m

  1. Drive from Tirana to Groningen 2282.1 km

280€ - 420€

Tirana to Groningen by buses

The bus journey time between Tirana and Groningen is around 4 days 11h and covers a distance of around 2591 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4 days 11h. Operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, Hafet Tours, Nasir Tours and others, the Tirana to Groningen bus service departs from Tiranë and arrives in Groningen central station. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4 days 11h
Fastest bus time:
4 days 11h
Buses per week:
1
Cheapest price:
149€
Carbon emissions:
323 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:30
Last bus departs at:
05:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tirana to Groningen bus schedules

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Last updated: June 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Tirana to Groningen is to fly and train, which costs $130 - $240 and takes 8h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Tirana to Groningen is to fly and train which costs $130 - $240 and takes 8h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tirana to Groningen station. However, there are services departing from Tiranë and arriving at Groningen central station via Skopje, Hanover central bus station and Bremen central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 15m.

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The distance between Tirana and Groningen is 1652 km. The road distance is 2282.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Groningen without a car is to bus and train via Vienna which takes 27h 26m and costs $350 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Tirana to Groningen, including transfers.

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Tirana to Groningen bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Tiranë station.

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The quickest flight from Tirana Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Tirana to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirana to Groningen is 2282 km. It takes approximately 21h 57m to drive from Tirana to Groningen.

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  • Distance: 1652.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Tirana, Albania and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Tirana to Groningen via Skopje, Hanover central bus station, and Bremen central train station in around 36h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
310€ - 490€
Flights from Tirana to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Tirana to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Tirana to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Tirana to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
290€ - 600€
Flights from Tirana to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 600€
Flights from Tirana to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Tirana to Muenster via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Tirana to Muenster via Cologne Bonn, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Flights from Tirana to Muenster via Ancona, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Flights from Tirana to Muenster via Verona, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Tirana to Muenster via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 340€
Flights from Tirana to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 600€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 300€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Pristina
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Tirana to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Tirana to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
70€ - 190€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Tirana to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 550€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tirana to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
25€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Zwolle to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Enschede
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Bremen central station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Ibbenbueren to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Eurobahn
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Train from Enschede to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 220€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
arriva.nl
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Bremen to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leer ZOB to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanover central bus station to Bremen central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bremen central train station to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Tiranë to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 30€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Wien
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tirana to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Book at
hafet.getbybus.com
Nasir Tours
Phone
+389 (0) 42 218 007
Website
nasirtours.de
Bus from Skopje to Hannover
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
83€
Schedules at
nasirtours.mk
Bus from Struga to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
41h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
94€
Schedules at
nasirtours.mk
Arditi Tours
Phone
+383 49 871 234
Email
ardititours@hotmail.com
Website
sr-rs.facebook.com
Bus from Tirana to Prizren
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€
Schedules at
sr-rs.facebook.com
Barileva Turist
Phone
+383 44 162 498
Email
info@barilevaturist.com
Website
barilevaturist.com
Bus from Prizren to Hannover
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Schedules at
barilevaturist.com
Book at
barilevaturist.com
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Tirana to Struga
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Euro Bus MK
Phone
+389 46 787 312
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Struga to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
110€ - 140€
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Book at
eurobus.mk
Bashkim Tours
Phone
+389 44 338 003
Bus from Struga to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
41h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bashkimtours.com

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KLM, easyJet, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Tirana Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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