Durrës travel guide

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You're Going to Love Durrës

With a population of 122,034, Durrës is the largest city in Durres, Albania by the number of inhabitants.

When to visit Durrës

Durrës in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Durrës in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Durrës


When flying to Durrës, you’ll arrive at Tirana Rinas (TIA), which is located 24 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Durrës from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 37h 10m.


The train station in Durrës is called Durrës, and is located 0.8 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Durrës is to pick up a car hire from Tirana, which is about 30 km from Durrës. You’ll find branches of CarQ and Final Rentals, among others, in Tirana.


You can travel by bus to Durrës using Bus or Busbud. From Skopje, the bus ride to Durrës takes 724 km and will cost you around $40. From Athens, the ticket costs about $144 for a journey of 1255 km.

Airports near Durrës

Airlines serving Durrës

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Austrian Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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ITA Airways
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Air Serbia
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Pegasus Airlines
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Where to stay in Durrës

Average rates range from around $67 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $152 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Durrës

Hiring a car in Durrës

The most frequently booked car type in Durrës is Intermediate (Chevrolet Captiva or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Citroen C3 or similar) is, on average, 85% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.