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Albania country information

Albania map
Republic of Albania
Area: 28,748 sq km
Population density: 134 per sq km
Capital: Tirana
Passport & Visa
Visa required ?
British No
Australian No
Canadian No
Other EU No

Valid passport required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 30 days.
Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements
Visa note:
Nationals listed above pay an entry fee of €10 at Tirana airport or at the border crossing point, except nationals of the Czech Republic and Poland who may enter without charge.

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Getting there

By Air
The national airline is Albanian Airlines (LV)
Approximate flight times to Tirana:
Istanbul: 1 hour
London: 2 hours and 20 minutes
New York: 9 hours and 15 minutes
Dubai: 4 hours and 40 minutes
Singapore: 11 hours and 40 minutes
Sydney: 19 hours and 30 minutes
Buenos Aires: 14 hours and 30 minutes

Main (international) airports

  • Tirana - Tirana International Airport (TIA)

By Water
Ferries from:

By Rail
There is an international rail link with Montenegro, but only for freight services.

By Road
Albania has many border crossings with its neighbours Greece, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro.
For a list of crossings, check Wikipedia here.

Cycling & Maps
Albania Road map
by Freytag & Berndt
scale 1:400 000
Albania map
by Reise Know-How
scale 1:220 000 rip & waterproof
Cost of living
Food & drink
Bike shops
Eco Bicycle Shop
Rruga Abdyl Frashëri P. 10/1
Tirana, Albania
Tel: 00355 42 44 50 25 74
Mob: +355 66 20 21 221 / +355 67 20 49 164 / +355 67 20 64 796
climate chart Tirana
Road distances
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