There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Tirana by plane, bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Tirana  •  7 h 4 min

  1. ZRH - TIA

$96 - $232

5 alternative options

Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. ZRH - TGD

$123 - $406

Train, bus and ferry  •  20 h 1 min

  1. Ec
  2. Fr
  3. Fb

$203 - $312

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  20 h 32 min

$154 - $190

Bus Eurolines CH  •  35 h 35 min

$131 - $175

Drive  •  18 h 38 min

  1. 1034.8 miles

$210 - $320

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

Alitalia, Austrian Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Zürich to Tirana hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Tirana via Struga in around 20 h 32 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
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 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
ms.mk
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Struga to Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
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 - $140
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 - $160
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Tirana is 1118 km. The road distance is 1656 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Tirana is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 230 and takes 7 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Tirana is to fly which takes 7 h 4 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 230.

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 32 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Zürich to Tirana, including transfers.