Flights from London to Tirana

London to Tirana

  • £154 was the cheapest return price from London to Tirana last month
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Tirana last month was British Airways
  • The average flight time from London to Tirana is 2h 50min
  • 1 airline flies direct from London to Tirana
  • There are 5 flights a week from London to Tirana
  • London to Tirana is 1,166 miles

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This information is correct as of March 2016

Airlines that fly from London to Tirana

British Airways and Small Planet Airlines both fly direct to Tirana from London-Gatwick. There are no flights to Tirana from any of London's other airports at the moment.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

British Airways depart from the north terminal and Small Planet Airlines fly from the south. If you're arriving at the airport by train, you will arrive in the south terminal. Passengers flying with British Airways will need to take the free inter-terminal shuttle before going through security. Both terminals at Gatwick Airport have a wide range of shops and restaurants. The north terminal has three Jamie Oliver restaurants: an Italian, a sandwich bar and a pub. You'll find most of the shops on the lower level while eateries and bars are on the upper levels. Both terminals have private lounges where you can escape the hustle and bustle. There are No.1 lounges and Regus Express Work Pods in both terminals, while the north terminal also has a My Lounge and an Aspire Lounge. These lounges are open to everyone.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Tirana International Airport has one terminal. There's an hourly bus service connecting the airport to Skanderbeg Square in the city centre. The journey takes about half an hour and costs 250* lek (about £1.40). There's a taxi rank at the airport: expect to pay about 2,500* lek (around£14) for the trip into town. Car rental companies with a base at Tirana International Airport include Avis, Hertz, Sixt, Europcar, Enterprise, Eurocar, ARA Auto Rental and Albania Airport Rent a Car. You can compare car hire at Tirana Airport with Skyscanner to find the best prices.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly from London to Tirana. You don't need a visa for trips of 90 days or less. Your passport must be valid for a full six months from your date of entry into Albania. We recommend arriving at the airport at least ninety minutes before your flight is scheduled to depart.

What to expect in Tirana

Tirana is one hour ahead of London and the currency is the Albanian lek. Your money will go a lot further in Tirana than it does in London. A three-course dinner for two in a mid-range restaurant won't set you back much more than £14*, while a pint of local beer costs less than 70p*. During the summer Tirana is a lot warmer than London, with an average temperature of 24°C. Winter temperatures are fairly similar to London, so don't expect too much in the way of winter sun.

*Prices subject to change

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