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There are 4 ways to get from Tirana to Thessaloniki by bus, car or plane

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Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Tiranë to Ioannina
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki

$29 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Tiranë to Thessaloniki

$55 - $75

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Tirana to Thessaloniki 248.7 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  7 h 18 min

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

$85 - $205

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The cheapest way to get from Tirana to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $29 - $35 and takes 9 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tirana to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tiranë and arriving at Thessaloniki. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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The distance between Tirana and Thessaloniki is 272 km. The road distance is 397.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tirana to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 33 min and costs $29 - $35.

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

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

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The best way to get from Tirana to Thessaloniki is to bus which takes 9 h 33 min and costs $29 - $35. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $85 - $210 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tirana Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Tirana to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Tirana to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 170 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 33 min

What companies run services between Tirana, Albania and Thessaloniki, Greece?

You can take a bus from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Ioannina in around 9 h 33 min. Alternatively, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and Turkish Airlines fly from Tirana to Thessaloniki 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Athens, Rhodes
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Tirana to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $260
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
5 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Tiranë to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Tirana. It is currently 5:09 PM in Tirana and 6:09 PM in Thessaloniki.

Yes, the driving distance between Tirana to Thessaloniki is 398 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Tirana to Thessaloniki.

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Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Tirana Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 916+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 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 $3.

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