Getting into the country by land can be difficult from the north, due to the mountainous countryside and lack of roads. Entry from Greece is more popular, and there are buses from Athens, as well as other northerly locations that will take you over the border, often at very low prices. You can access Albania by road and from different borders you can easy travel to South Albania.
– From Kosova, the primary route crosses the border near Qafe Morinё (Albania) and connects Prishtina and Kukës. The other entry points are Morinё (Tropoja with Gjakova) and Qafe Prush (Hasi with Gjakova)
– From Greece through Kapshtica to Korça. Customs operates 24 hours.
– From Greece through Kakavija leading to Gjirokastra. Customs operates 24 hours (From Kakavija you can reach city of Saranda within 1 hour by car)
– 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.
MONTENEGRO (North Albania)
– 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 Gucia (Gusinje) in Montenegro. Customs operates until 22.00.
– 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.
There are regular bus services between the following cities:
Tirana – Tetova (Macedonia),through Qafë Thana.
Tirana – Prishtina and other towns in Kosovo through Morina.
Korça – Thessalonica (Greece) through Kapshtica.
Tirana – Athens through Kakavija.
Tirana – Sofia (Bulgaria) and Istanbul
(Turkey) from Qafë Thana.
Transport Travel Agencies operating in Albania:
Blv. “Zogu I” Nr. 39 – Tirana
Phone: 00355 4/2251866
Buses to Greece.
Blv. “Zog I” Pallati 103, Nr. 2 – Tirana
Phone: 00355 692094906
Buses to Macedonia.
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“Murat Toptani” Str. No. 26 – Tirana
Phone: 00355 4/2222228
Fax: 00355 4/2222228
Buses to Athens & Skopje.
“Wilson Square,” – Tirana
Phone: 00355 4/2253929
Fax: 00355 4/2253929
Mobile phone: 00355 68 2070360
“Selman Stërmasi” Stadium
Phone: 00355 4/2273030
Fax: 00355 4/2272992
Buses to Athens
“Mine Peza” Str., Nr. 139 – Tirana
Phone: 00355 4/2234629
Fax: 00355 4/2234629
Buses to Thessalonica.
Blv. “Zogu I”
Phone: 0355 4/2255491/2272644
Fax: 0355 4/2255491/2272643
Buses to Athens & Thessalonica.
”Abdi Toptani” Str. Nr. 4 – Tirana
”Torre Drin” Center
Phone: 0355 4/2259204/2228968
Fax: 0355 4/2270434
Buses to Athens.
Blv. “Zogu I” – Tirana
Phone: 00355 2225063
Fax: 00355 2225063
Mobile phone: 00355 692394929
Buses to Kosovo, Macedonia and
Blv. “Zogu I” – Tirana
Phone: 00355 2253639
Mob: 00355 692847201