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There are 7 ways to get from Tirana to Madrid by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Madrid (MAD) TIA - MAD

32€ - 152€

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Bus, train  •  36h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  5. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

301€ - 464€

Bus, train via Montpellier  •  38h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Lucerne
  3. Take the bus from Luzern to Mulhouse 497
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona-Sants Ave / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

300€ - 476€

Bus via Lausanne  •  46h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Lausanne
  3. Take the bus from Martigny to Madrid

161€ - 309€

Bus  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Tirana to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid

140€ - 191€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  4 days 7h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Tirana to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Madrid

350€ - 487€

Drive  •  30h 48m

  1. Drive from Tirana to Madrid 2925.2 km

290€ - 430€

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The cheapest way to get from Tirana to Madrid is to fly which costs $35 - $180 and takes 8h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Tirana to Madrid is to fly which costs $35 - $180 and takes 8h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tirana to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Tirana and arriving at Madrid via Struga and Martigny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 35m.

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The distance between Tirana and Madrid is 1974 km. The road distance is 2925.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Madrid without a car is to bus and train which takes 36h 24m and costs $350 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8h 11m to get from Tirana to Madrid, including transfers.

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Tirana to Madrid bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, depart from Tirana station.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Madrid is to fly which takes 8h 11m and costs $35 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus via Lausanne, which costs $190 - $370 and takes 46h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Tirana Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Tirana to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Tirana to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1974.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 11m

What companies run services between Tirana, Albania and Madrid, Spain?

Alitalia, Wizz Air and 14 other airlines fly from Tirana to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tirana to Madrid via Struga, Struga, Lausanne, and Martigny in around 46h 35m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tirana to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Tirana to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Tirana to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tirana to Madrid via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Tirana to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Tirana to Madrid via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
60€ - 320€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tirana to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tirana to Madrid via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Bus operators
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
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Struga to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
17h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Struga to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
17h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Struga to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Schedules at
ms.mk
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 Luzern to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Martigny to Madrid
Ave. Duration
22h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 170€
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eurolines.ch
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Tirana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Schedules at
matpu.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
Website
Yubim
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Tirana to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Roma to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 days 6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280€ - 390€
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirana to Madrid is 2925 km. It takes approximately 30h 48m to drive from Tirana to Madrid.

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Monarch Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air and five other airlines offer flights from Tirana Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 2477+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ 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 $3.

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