Traveling Information

Going to Albania

Located on the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe, Albania is located near to the main European markets and can be visited easily by air, land and sea.

Traveling Information

Going to Albania

Located on the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe, Albania is located near to the main European markets and can be visited easily by air, land and sea.

Mother Teresa Tirana International Airport

Mother Teresa Tirana International Airport

VIA AIR

The only airport in Albania with international service is Mother Theresa International Airport, located in Rinas, just 17 km northwest of Tirana. The most convenient way to get from the airport to Tirana is by taxi. The journey from Tirana to the airport takes twenty to thirty minutes, depending on traffic, and costs about 2,500 lekë (or 20 EURO) each way.

The Rinas Express bus departs every hour between 6am and 6pm, as an hourly bus service between the Airport and the National Museum in the centre of Tirana. The single fare is 250 Albanian Lekë.

Other Information
“Mother Teresa” Airport
The airport has a duty free shop, Customs operates 24 hours a day.
Phone: 00355 4/2381800/1600, Fax: 00355 4/2379065

Lost & Found:
Phone: 00355 4/2381681/82, Mobile phone: 00355 69 20 66626
E-mail: info@tirana-airport.com, Website: http://www.tirana-airport.com/

The following are DIRECT flights to and from Albania:

From

Company

Website

Ljubljana / Munich / Frankfurt

Adria Airways/JP

www.adria.si

Beograd

Air Serbia/JU

www.airserbia.com

Roma / Milano Malpensa / Torino / Bari

Alitalia/AZ

www.alitalia.it

Vienna

Austrian Airlines/OS

www.austrian.com

Roma / Milano/ Bologna / Genova / Pisa / Venezia / Verona / Perugia

Blue Panorama Airlines /BV

www.blue-panorama.com

London Gatwick

British Airways/BA

www.britishairways.com

Köln / Stuttgart 

Eurowings/EW

www.eurowings.com

Budapest

WizzAir/W6

www.wizzair.com

Brussels

Jetairfly/JAF

www.jetairfly.com

Frankfurt

Lufthansa/LH

www.lufthansa.com

Firenze/ Milano Malpensa  / Perugia / Ancona  / Rimini / Treviso / Verona / Genova

AlbaWings

www.albawings.com

Prague

Smartwings/QS

www.smartwings.com

Istanbul

Turkish Airlines/TK

Pegasus Airlines /PC

www.turkishairlines.com

www.flypgs.com

Paris / Amsterdam

Transavia/HW

www.transavia.com

Verona

Volotea/V7 

www.volotea.com

VIA SEA

Port of Durrës

Visitors can access Albania by passenger ferry through its larger coastal cities. Several foreign companies have regular services to:
Port of Durrës:
Connects to Italian ports of of Bari, Ancona and Trieste in Italy and Koper in Slovenia.
Phone: 00355/052222028, Web:http://www.apdurres.com.al/, Customs operate 24 hours a day.
Port of Saranda:
Daily trips are made to the Greek island of Corfu.
Phone: 00355/073222734, Web: http://portisarande.al/, Customs operate until 22.00 pm


Port of Vlora:
Connects to Italian ports of Brindisi and Otranto  
Phone: 00 355/033 235 61, Web:http://www.portivlore.com/,Customs operate until 22.00pm.
Port of Shëngjin:
Connects to the Italian port of Bari.
Mobile: 00355692080556 Web: www.portofshengjin.al, Customs operates until 22.00.

Ferry Lines

Agency

Contact

DURRES- TRIESTE
Adria Ferries
Adria Ferries
+355-52-220105 http://www.adriaferries.com/
DURRES – BARI
Adria Ferries
Adria Ferries
+355-52-220105 http://www.adriaferries.com/
Grandi Navi Veloci
Niki Mare
+355-52-200172 http://www.gnv.it/it/tratte-
gnv/bari-durazzo.html
Nobel Maritime Inc.
Duni Port
Agency
+355-52-230200 http://www.duniport.al
Northbay Maritimos Lda.Madeira
Euro Ferries
+355-52-906448  http://www.european-ferries.com
European Seaways
Ionian Island
+355-52-27234 http://www.europeanseaways.com
DURRES – ANCONA
Adria Ferries
Adria Ferries
+355-52-220105 http://www.adriaferries.com/
DURRES – BRINDISI
Northbay Maritimos Lda.Madeira
Euro Ferries
+355-52-906448  http://www.european-ferries.com

VIA ROAD

Autostrada Durres Kukes

REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO
From Kosova, the primary route crosses the border near Qafë Morinё (Albania) and connects Prishtina and Kukës. The other entry points are Morinё (Tropoja with Gjakova)  , and Qafë Prush (Hasi with Gjakova) . Customs operates 24 hours .

REPUBLIC OF GREECE
From Greece through Kapshtica to Korça. Customs operates 24 hours.
From Greece through Kakavija leading to Gjirokastra. Customs operates 24 hours.
From Greece through Qafë Boti (Konispol) leading to Filat. Customs operates until 22.00.
From Greece through Tre Urat, connecting Përmet with Konica. Customs operates until 22.00.

REPUBLIC OF MONTENEGRO
From Montenegro through Hani i Hotit, leading to Shkodra and Shkodra Lake. Customs operates until 22.00.
From Montenegro through Murriqan Sukobina, connecting Shkodra with Ulqin (Montenegro). Customs operates until 22.00.
A crossing has recently opened at Vermoshi, which links the region of Kelmendi in Albania with Plava and Gusinje in Montenegro. Customs operates until 22.00.

REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
From Macedonia through Qafë Thana leading to Pogradec, Librazhd, and Elbasan. Customs operates until 22.00.
From Macedonia through Tushemisht at the southeastern end of Lake Ohrid, leading to Pogradec. Customs operates until 22.00.
From Macedonia through Bllata, leading to Peshkopi, Bulqiza, and Burrel. Customs operates until 22.00.
From Macedonia through Gorica, leading to the northern shores of Lake Prespa. Customs operates until 19.00.

For more info please visit the Customs website : http://www.dogana.gov.al/c/173/334/deget-doganore

There are regular International bus services between the following cities:

Their departure is at the International Terminal at Dritan Hoxha road , behind the Palace of Sports 'Asllan Rusi" .

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Tirana - Sofia (Bulgaria) through Qafe Thane custom

Tirana - Prishtina , Prizren , Peja (Kosovo) through Morina custom

Tirana - Skopje , Tetovo (Macedonia) through Qafe Thane custom

Tirana - Athens , Thessalonica , Xanthi , Kalamata , Iraklio  (Greece) through Kakavije or Kapshtice custom

Tirana - Istanbul (Turkey) through Qafë Thana or Kapshtica custom .

Tirana - Rome , Milano (Italy)  through Durres Port or Hani Hotit custom .

Tirana - Dortmund  (Germany) through Hani Hotit custom .

Tirana - Kotor (Montenegro) through Hani Hotit custom .

Timetable of different international bus companies :

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