By air

The main international airport in Albania is Tirana International Airport (TIA). The national carrier Albanian Airlines offers flights from Germany (Frankfurt), Italy (Bologna, Turin) and Turkey (Istanbul) to Albania. Also, Malév offers flights to Tirana from major European cities.

Other airlines that offer flights to Albania include: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Bulgarian Airlines, Lufthansa, Olympic Airlines, Sky Express and Turkish Airlines.

Albanian Airlines schedules: www.albanianair.com
Malév Hungarian Airlines: www.malev.com
Tirana International Airport: www.tirana-airport.com.al

By sea

Main sea ports in Albania include: Durrës, Saranda and Vlora. Several ferry carriers offer routes to Albania from Italy (Adria Ferries, Agemar, Agoudimos Lines, Azzurra Line, Ventouris Ferries).

Adria Ferries: www.adriaferries.com
Agemar schedules: www.agemar.it
Agoudimos Lines schedules: www.agoudimos-lines.com
Azzurra Line schedules: www.azzurraline.com
Ventouris Ferries schedules: www.ventouris.gr

By bus

Numerous coach carriers offer routes to Albania from Bulgaria (about 22 hours), Greece (about 13 hours), Kosovo (about 10 hours), Macedonia (about 7 hours) and Turkey (about 10 hours).

By train

Currently there are no direct international rail routes to Albania.

By car

The main road crossings are in Ulcnij and Podgorica (border with Montenegro), Prizreni (border with Kosovo), Debar, Struga and Ohrid (border with Macedonia), Kastoria and Ioannina (border with Greece).


By bus/tram

In Tirana one can travel by bus. The city has numerous bus lines.

By taxi

Taxis in Albania are relatively cheap. They can be found on taxi stands or ordered by phone. The fare should be confirmed before the journey starts as taxis are not equipped with taximeters.

By car

First of all, travelers who intend to drive in Albania should remember that roads are poor and there is no roadside assistance. Driving is on the right side of the road. International driving licenses are accepted. Driver must also have insurance documents and car registration documents. The alcohol limit is 0.0 grams per litre of blood. Driver and passengers must wear seat belts. Speed limits: built-up areas – 40 km/h, other roads – 80 km/h.