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London to Tirana flights

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Departure Sun, 04 Oct Return Tue, 06 Oct
LON London
TIA Tirana
return from £44
Departure Mon, 12 Oct Return Thu, 15 Oct
LON London
TIA Tirana
return from £48
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 134.63 ALL
British Pound Sterling Albanian Lek
1 ALL = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 25 September 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Tirana are 90% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Tirana is 74% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Tirana is 38% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Tirana is 63% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Tirana airports
  • ( Rinas (TIA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 1176 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Tirana

How long is the flight from London to Tirana?

The flight duration of direct flights from London to Tirana is 3 hours.

What documentation do I need to fly to Tirana from London?

You will need to carry a valid passport to travel from London to Tirana.

What are the most common stopovers?

For indirect flights to Tirana from London, the most common stopover flight paths are via Rome Fiumicino, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, Frankfurt, and Vienna Schwechat airports.

Which airlines fly from London to Tirana?

A number of national and low-cost airlines operate passenger flights between London and Tirana, including:

  • Wizz Air UK, the British affiliate of low-cost Hungarian carrier Wizz Air.
  • British Airways, Britain's national airline, headquartered at London Heathrow.
  • Lufthansa, the national airline of Germany.
  • Austrian Airlines, Austria's national airline.
  • Pegasus Airlines, a low-cost Turkish airline.
  • Alitalia, Italy's national airline.

How to find cheap flights from London to Tirana

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When are the best times to fly from London to Tirana

  • July is beautiful for city breaks to Tirana, especially when, after the heat of daytime gives way to balmy, breezy evenings, locals take to the boulevards for an evening stroll, neighbourly chat, or a drink at one of many outdoor cafes and bars.
  • November is almost the cheapest time to go, but it's also the most festive time – things usually kick off for Albanian Independence Day on November 28, followed by the Tirana International Film Festival and a host of other events through December.

Airports in London

There are 6 major international airports around London, 3 of which operate regular direct flights to Tirana: London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW), and London Luton (LTN).

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow (LHR) is situated 17 miles south-west of central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – Heathrow Express runs every 15 minutes from Paddington, journey time 15 minutes.
  • By tube – London Underground Piccadilly Line.
  • By taxi or car – roughly 40-45 minutes from central London.
  • By bus – 45 minutes from Victoria by express coach, departing regularly.

Services: Free Wi-Fi, business lounge, prayer rooms, smoking areas, currency exchange, disabled passenger services, and a wide array of duty free shops and eateries open all hours.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Situated in Surrey, Gatwick Airport (LGW) is approximately 30 miles south of central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By taxi or car – 35 minutes from Croydon or 60 minutes from central London.
  • By train – Gatwick Express departs Victoria every 15 minutes, journey time 35 minutes to departures.
  • By bus – 80 minutes from Victoria, leaving every half hour.

Services: 24/7 operation, currency exchange, accessible toilets, smoking areas, religious spaces, a range of food outlets and retail shops.

Useful information about London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport (LTN) is located about 35 miles north-west of the city.

How to get to the airport:

  • By car or taxi – between 60-80 minutes from central London, depending on city traffic.
  • By bus – 90 minutes on express coaches from Victoria Coach Station, departures every half hour.
  • By train – direct train from St Pancras to Luton Airport Parkway, then a 5-minute shuttle bus to departures. Total journey time 40-60 minutes.

Services: free WiFi, accessible toilets, currency exchange, smoking areas, special passenger assistance, a large number of duty free shops, and many bars, restaurants, and cafes.

Airports in Tirana

Tirana has one major air passenger transport hub: Tirana International Airport Nene Tereza (TIA).

Useful information about Tirana International Airport

Also known as Rinas International Airport, Tirana International Airport is located 11 miles from Tirana's city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus – the Rinas Express runs hourly between 6am-6pm to Skanderbeg Square in the middle of Tirana, 25-30 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – 15-20 minutes into central Tirana.
  • By train – there is no train service from Tirana airport.

Services: free WiFi, special assistance, designated smoking area, ATMs, business lounge, first-aid centre, three bars, one restaurant, and 12 shops.

What to do and visit in Tirana

  • Pack a picnic or pick up a 'cevapi' and head for a picnic at Grand Park along the impressive man-made lake. There's a public swimming pool and plenty of cafes around for extra refreshment.
  • Take the cable car up Mount Dajti for unforgettable panoramic views over the entire city.
  • Visit one of Tirana's modern art galleries: BUNK'ART, ZETA Center for Contemporary Art, and the National Art Gallery are just a few showcasing the city's vibrant art scene.
  • Admire the architectural mixture of mosques, Italian-style buildings, communist monuments, and ancient clock tower around Skanderbeg Square.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Tirana

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from London to Tirana?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Albania may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much, on average, are flights from London to Tirana?
The average price to go from London to Tirana is 138.98 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Tirana at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 44€ for the route London - Tirana. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Tirana expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Tirana costs an average of 1.84 GBP, 39% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 90% less in Tirana: 0.29 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.86 GBP in Tirana, 74% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 63% cheaper in Tirana, with an average of 1.09 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 2.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Tirana?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Tirana are July, June and May.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Tirana?
The best time of the year to go to Tirana when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1 month to fly to  Tirana from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by August and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, February and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Tirana.
How long does the flight take to go from London to Tirana?
The total flight time between London and Tirana is of around 03:05 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,940 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).

Rinas - Latest customer reviews

1.5 /5
Reviews: 2
1.0 /5
Date 2019-01-26 Age 31-50 City British

Rip-off too expensive

2.0 /5
Date 2018-12-20 Age 31-50 City Albania

Masive Quis. And. No line. Everyone. Just pushin. In front.

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