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Travelers usually depart from Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza, or Tirana - Asllan Rusi when they travel from Tirana to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Istanbul Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı. The distance between Tirana and Istanbul is 805 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, Pegasus, Ryanair, and Air Albania. Tirana and Istanbul have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Topkapi Palace, and Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia).

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Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
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PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
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RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Air AlbaniaABNZBNoNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Tirana to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Tirana and Istanbul takes around 1.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Tirana and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Tirana and Istanbul is 805 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Tirana and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Tirana and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, Air Albania.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tirana?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tirana and London, Manchester, Dublin, Brussels, Birmingham, Barcelona, Milan, Reykjavik, Athens, Paris, Toronto, Berlin, Bristol, Edinburgh, Madrid, Malta, Bucharest, Glasgow, Vienna, Heraklion.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and London, Manchester, Toronto, Birmingham, Dublin, Montreal, Edinburgh, Vancouver, Bristol, Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne, Antalya, Athens, Reykjavik, Northern Cyprus, Amman, Calgary, Dalaman, Tallinn, Dubai.
What airports are near Tirana?
The main airport in Tirana is Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza. It is also served by Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza, Podgorica, Pristina International, Tivat, Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Istanbul Airport. It is also served by Anadolu, Yenişehir, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Tirana and Istanbul?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Tirana and Istanbul thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Tirana and Istanbul can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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