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There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Albania by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Tirana  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Tirana (TIA) ZAG - TIA

$122 - $283

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Bus via Mostar  •  25h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Mostar Bus Station East K1951
  2. Take the bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Tirana

$57 - $100

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Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Podgorica (TGD) ZAG - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$162 - $383

Bus  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Prizren
  2. Take the bus from Prizren to Tirana

$68 - $80

Bus via Budva  •  21h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Prijedor
  2. Take the bus from Prijedor to Budva
  3. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana

$82 - $117

Train, bus  •  22h 37m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Novi Beograd 413 / ...
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 431 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana

$62 - $104

Drive  •  10h 50m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Tirana 998.6 km

$120 - $180

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Albania

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Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Albania. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Albania.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Albania from June 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Albania

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Albania from May 22.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Albania

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Albania

Last updated: July 8 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Albania is to bus which costs 450 kn - 550 kn and takes 13h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Albania is to fly which costs 800 kn - 1.900 kn and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Albania. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Tirana via Prizren. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 25m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Albania is 626 km. The road distance is 998.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Albania without a car is to bus which takes 13h 25m and costs 450 kn - 550 kn.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Zagreb to Albania, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Albania bus services, operated by Vector, depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Albania is to fly which takes 6h 5m and costs 800 kn - 1.900 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 450 kn - 550 kn and takes 13h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Albania bus services, operated by Arditi Tours, arrive at Tirana station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Albania.
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  • Distance: 626 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Albania?

Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia and five other airlines fly from Zagreb to Tirana every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Tirana via Prizren in around 13h 25m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Tirana via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
$25 - $35
Regional Train Ticket
$25 - $35
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Second Class
$19 - $24
First Class
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Vector
Phone
045 119 284
Email
info@vectortravelgroup.com
Website
vectortravelgroup.com
Bus from Zagreb to Prizren
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
vectortravelgroup.com
Arditi Tours
Phone
+383 49 871 234
Email
ardititours@hotmail.com
Website
sr-rs.facebook.com
Bus from Prizren to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
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Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Prijedor
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Prijedor
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Bocac Tours
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Mostar Bus Station East
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Tirana
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 Zagreb to Mostar, Mostar Istočni Kolodvor
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb to Mostar Bus Station East
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Albania is 999 km. It takes approximately 10h 50m to drive from Zagreb to Albania.

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Croatia Airlines, Eurowings, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Albania. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs 220 kn - 270 kn.

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