There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Tirana by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Tirana (TIA) ZRH - TIA

$96 - $233

5 alternative options

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  20 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Struga
  2. Take the bus from Struga to Tirana

$113 - $147

Train, bus and ferry  •  26 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brindisi Fb
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana

$211 - $307

Bus Eurolines CH  •  35 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana

$134 - $179

Train, bus  •  37 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Beograd En
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 433 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$164 - $279

Drive  •  18 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Tirana 1034.8 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Tirana is to bus which costs SFr 100 - SFr 150 and takes 20 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Tirana is to fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 230 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Tirana. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Tirana via Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 39 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Tirana is 1118 km. The road distance is 1655.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Tirana without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 39 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Zürich to Tirana, including transfers.

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Zürich to Tirana bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Zurich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Tirana is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 150 and takes 20 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Zürich to Tirana bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, arrive at Tirana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Tirana is 1656 km. It takes approximately 18 h 38 min to drive from Zürich to Tirana.

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Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Adria Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Tirana Airport.

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  • Distance: 698.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Tirana, Albania?

Edelweiss Air, Adria Airways and six other airlines fly from Zürich to Tirana every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Tirana via Struga and Struga in around 20 h 39 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Beograd
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Zurich to Struga
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Budva
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
globtour.com
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com

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