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Tirana to London flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Tirana and London take, on average, 3 h and 20 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Tirana with London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Rinas is the departure airport operating flights between Tirana and London
Arriving AirportFlights departing Tirana with London as destination arrives at Stansted

Cheap last minute flights to London

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Departure Sun, 24 Oct Return Sat, 30 Oct
TIA Tirana
LON London
return from £30
Departure Sat, 13 Nov Return Sat, 13 Nov
TIA Tirana
LON London
return from £26
Flight route information
Find out further information on Tirana and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 900% more expensive in London than in Tirana.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 260% more expensive in London than in Tirana.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 70% more expensive in London than in Tirana.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 193% more expensive in London than in Tirana.

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

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Useful information for the flight from Tirana to London

How long is the flight from Tirana to London?

The flight duration from Tirana to London is three hours on a direct flight path.

What are the most common stopovers?

Stopovers are rarely necessary, but some airlines offer great rates when stopping at Frankfurt, Vienna, and Rome.

Is there a time change from Tirana to London?

Tirana, Albania, is just one hour ahead of London.

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

Albanian nationals will need a valid passport as well as a travel visa to enter the UK.

Which airlines fly from Tirana to London?

You'll have a number of excellent options when you plan your London city breaks, with the following offering frequent departures:

How to find cheap flights from Tirana to London

With Opodo, discover an online travel agency that makes it easy to find the cheapest airfares at times that suit you. Select your trip dates and see the least expensive price first. Keep scrolling down for different times and airlines, as well as special deals. You easily find cheap flights on the best itineraries. Opodo is also ideal for finding domestic flights in the UK and Albania.

When are the best times to fly from Tirana to London?

  • April combines pleasant spring weather with one of the cheapest times to go on trips to London.
  • In August, London is often bathed in sunshine, perfect for exploring outside.
  • September is when many visitors return to work and school, so it's less busy and the weather is usually still lovely.
  • Come in December for the Christmas markets and to experience the fabulous festive shopping opportunities on Oxford Street and other popular spots.

Airports in Tirana

Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza, sometimes called Rinas International Airport, is the city's air hub.

Useful Information about Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza

Find out how to get to the airport and the services you can make use of before your flight. It's just under 10 miles from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – it takes around 30 minutes to arrive at the airport on the Rinas Express from downtown. As always, be sure to leave plenty of time just in case of traffic or other delays.
  • By taxi – ATEx provides airport transfers, taking approximately 30 minutes.

Services: open 24 hours, with free Wi-Fi and plenty of choices for eating and shopping while you wait for your flight. There's a dedicated smoking lounge at Segafredo Bar.

Airports in London

The two most popular arrival points from Tirana are Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Useful Information about Heathrow Airport

You'll be spoilt for choice with options for transferring to and from the airport on your holidays. Always leave plenty of time, particularly when travelling by taxi or coach.

How to get to the airport:

  • By Tube – an economical option, you can take the Piccadilly line into Central London in around 45 minutes, with numerous stopping points.
  • By train – great for speed, you can get to Paddington Station in just 15 to 30 minutes on the Heathrow Express train.
  • By taxi – expect it to take 40 minutes to reach Central London, although potentially much longer if travelling in the early morning or late afternoon.
  • By coach – you can take a bus between Heathrow and Victoria Coach Station in around 35 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, with unlimited free Wi-Fi to keep you entertained. There's a huge range of shops, restaurants, bars, and cafés. You'll also find baby changing facilities and showers, and smoking zones outside the terminals.

Useful Information about Gatwick Airport

Another major UK airport, Gatwick also benefits from many transport links to the city.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – the Gatwick Express will bring you to London's Victoria station in 30 minutes.
  • By taxi – expect the journey to last about an hour, but potentially much longer during rush hour.
  • By coach – it takes around 90 minutes or longer to reach Victoria Coach Station from Gatwick.

Services: another 24-hour airport, with 90 minutes of free Wi-Fi. There are many eating and shopping options, plus baby changing and smoking areas outside the terminals.

What to do and visit in London

  • See the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, every day at 11am or 10am on Sundays.
  • Witness the Crown Jewels and spot the ravens that keep watch over the Tower of London.
  • Visit the Diana Memorial Fountain and go for a walk on sunny days in Hyde Park.
  • Discover chic shopping and plenty of great places for a pint or bite to eat at Covent Garden.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Tirana to London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Tirana to London during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Tirana. 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 can I find cheap flights from Tirana to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Tirana to London is 26£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is London expensive to visit compared to Tirana?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 71% more expensive than Tirana, with a fare of 1.75 GBP, while train tickets costs 900% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 0.28 GBP in Tirana. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 257% more than the 4.20 GBP in Tirana. The price of the coffee is around 187% more expensive in London, with an average of 2.98 GBP , while in Tirana the coffee costs 1.04 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Tirana to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Tirana to London are August, July and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Tirana to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Tirana depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to London from Tirana in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Tirana -  London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Tirana to London?
The total flight time between Tirana and London is of around 03:20 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,969 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in London compared to Tirana?
While in Tirana the temperatures can reach an average of 36.0 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the -4.87 ºC average degrees reported in Tirana. During the winter period, Tirana can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Tirana and London?
The main airport route flying between Tirana and London is: Rinas (TIA) to Gatwick (LGW). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • British Airways.
  • Wizz Air UK.
  • Alternatively, you can find Tirana - London flights between Rinas (TIA) to Luton International (LTN) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Wizz Air UK.
Airlines with indirect flights from Tirana to London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Tirana to London are:
  • Pegasus Airlines, stoping in Istanbul for 85 minutes minimun.
  • Air Serbia, with 630 minutes scale in Belgrade.
  • Air Serbia, with 630 minutes scale in Belgrade.

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Date 2020-03-06 Age Under 30 City Albania

Nice and safe travel

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Date 2019-01-29 Age 31-50 City Albanian

Good enough

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Date 2019-06-19 Age 31-50 City Albania

It was great

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Date 2019-11-04 Age City

Was okay

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Date 2020-02-16 Age 31-50 City Albanian

In general ok

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Date 2019-07-09 Age 31-50 City United Kingdom

Much better after the renovation

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Date 2019-02-26 Age City

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Date 2019-11-23 Age 31-50 City London

Very good

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Date 2019-02-09 Age 31-50 City Albania

Very good services

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Date 2018-04-23 Age 31-50 City British

Long way to the gate

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Date 2018-04-21 Age 31-50 City britaib

charged £35 extra for checking in at tirana airport. There was no option or information on booking emails/website to check in online on return wizzair flight.

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