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From all the types of public transports, buses remain the best choice to travel around the country. The ticket prices are low and all the cities are well connected to one another. The only problem remains the time schedule since you won’t find easily timetables that reflect exactly the reality. Anyway, you can always check the Interurban Timetable here, and then leave some space for a mistake to be sure that you won’t miss any important meeting or event. Don’t hesitate to ask some locals for advice, since the departure place of buses is quite chaotic.
For the map of the northern terminal click here. Some of the destinations include Shkodër, Kukës, Lezhë etc. For the map of the southern terminal click here. Some of the destinations include Durrës, Vlorë, Sarandë. Berat, Fier, Gjirokastër etc.
For the map of south-eastern buses terminal click here. Some of the destinations include Elbasan, Petrelë, Korçë, Pogradec, Belsh. For the map of the international terminal click here. Some of the destinations include Kosovo, Italy, Greece, Turkey etc.
There are many car rentals companies, so it won’t be difficult to find the car that fits better your interest and portfolio. If you want to have a look to some of the best companies, you can check a list here. Car-sharing is not so famous in Albania, but locals are always willing to help. Usually they won’t ask for money, but probably they will expect it from you anyway.
Since there are only buses for public transport inside the cities, taxis are quite popular and easy to find. Usually the prices are cheap, and most of the taxis work with chronometers.
It’s becoming more and more popular to use the bike in everyday life, especially in big cities. In Tirana there’s a well-known bike sharing company, Ecovolis, which has stations all over the city. If you want to know more about their locations, click here.