Athens to Tirana by train

Travel from Athens (Greece) to Tirana (Albania) by train (500km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Athens in Greece to Tirana in Albania is not possible. You have to take a bus. Please read the following information and blog posts.

Your travel route could be like that.

500 km

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How to use the following information: we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Athens to Tirana, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

The following links could be interesting for you.

connections: popular connections travelled by other users

Tirana - Athens / Thessaloniki - Tirana / Alexandroupoli - Tirana / Larissa - Tirana / Patras - Tirana / Piraeus - Tirana

1 Athens (Greece) - Thessaloniki (Greece) - Tirana (Albania)

The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.

1a Travelling from Athens (Greece) to Thessaloniki (Greece)

To travel by train from Athens to Thessaloniki, use one of the direct IC connections for day travel. There are usually five IC connections per day with a journey time of 5:30 h.
The ticket price for a one-way journey starts from about EUR 35 in second class.

There is one overnight train available with a journey time of about 7 h. Ticket prices start from EUR 20.

Buy your train tickets online via the given booking link bellow.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Inter City (IC)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
T 600 Athens - Alexandroupoli / T 601 Alexandroupoli - Athens

train company:
OSE TRAINOSE

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Thessaloniki - Athens

Buy your ticket from Athens to Thessaloniki here.

Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

1b Travelling from Thessaloniki (Greece) to Tirana (Albania)

If you want to travel from Greece to Albania, you have to take a bus. There is no passenger railway connection available between Greece and Albania.

There are direct buses on the route from Thessaloniki (Greece) to Tirana (Albania). Thessaloniki is connected to the railway network of Greece and as well to international destinations.

The following links could be interesting for you.

bus: Bus connections that might be helpful.
Thessaloniki - Tirana / Tirana - Thessaloniki

train company:
CRZH Crazy Holidays

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Tirana - Thessaloniki / Athens - Tirana

Buy your ticket from Thessaloniki to Tirana here.

Buy your ticket at the bus station or at the website of the bus company.

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