Coming to Albania


Entry Points:
Road links to the Kosovo region are sometimes dangerous to use, owing to political tensions in the region.
So before using them get the lattest info on security issues at the nearest Albanian embassy.

There are possible crossings at :

  • Hani i Hotit (Podgorica in Montenegro), North region in Albania.
  • Bllata (Diber in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), Qafa e Thanes (Struga and Ohrid in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), Tushemisht (Ohrid in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), Gorica (Resnja in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia),
  • Kapshtica (nearest city Florina in Greece) and Kakavija (nearest city Ioanina in Greece).

Arriving in Albania by Sea

To cross in albania by sea you can use some of the harbours (ports) like: Durres, Vlora, Shengjin, Saranda.

There are many ferry services to Albania mainly from Italy and Greece, like for ex From Korfu (Greece) to Saranda, in the south of the country, from Ancona, Bari, Brindisi and Trieste (Italy) to Durres and Vlora.

From Bari you can use the ferry where you can also bring the car, a trip which longs around 9 hours. And also the Cataraman or the quick one that brings you in albania in around 3 hours 30 min.