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. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Durrës

Durrës in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Durrës in February
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 15 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Durrës from the United States departs from New York and takes around 12h.


AccesRail is the only carrier operating train routes to Durrës. The train station in Durrës is called Durrës, and is located 0.5 miles from the city center.


Another option to get to Durrës is to pick up a car rental from Tirana, which is about 19 miles from Durrës. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and CarWiz, among others, in Tirana.


You can travel by bus to Durrës using Bus or Busbud. From Podgorica, the bus ride to Durrës takes 195 miles and will cost you around $20. From Athens, the ticket costs about $43 for a journey of 780 miles.

Airports near Durrës

Airlines serving Durrës

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,722 reviews)
Air France
Good (624 reviews)
United Airlines
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Austrian Airlines
Good (318 reviews)
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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ITA Airways
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Air Serbia
Good (64 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
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Where to stay in Durrës

Average rates range from around $40 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $87 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Durrës

Most booked hotels in Durrës

Palace Hotel & Spa
Excellent (8.8, 1748 reviews)
Adriatik Hotel, BW Premier Collection
Excellent (8.8, 305 reviews)
Aragosta Hotel & Restaurant
Excellent (8.5, 271 reviews)
Tropikal Resort
Poor (0, 0 reviews)

Renting a car in Durrës

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 21% more expensive than at Tirana Rinas.

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 Compact rental cars (Ford Focus or similar) are, on average, 71% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.