Getting to and from Saranda is very easy, especially on the bus. There are regular busses that leave to Saranda every day from the following popular cities (the map shows the location of the main bus stop in Saranda, Albania):
- Butrint *
* The arrival times in Butrint are also the departure times for Saranda.
Below you will find a table of approximate bus times. Please keep in mind that you are in Albania and thus if the bus driver wants to leave early or later than expected then they will. To be on the safe side, I would make sure to arrive at the bus stops at least 15 minutes before you get on the bus.
Sarandë, Albania Bus and Coach TimetableDates and times of busses leaving and arriving in Saranda, Albania for 2014-2015.
|Saranda >>||Gjirokaster >>||Tirana|
|22:00 (booking only)||23:00||06:00|
|Saranda >>||Coastal Route >>||Tirana|
|12:00 (Near Hostel)|
|05:30 (except Friday & Sunday)||* approx. 9 hour journey time|
|Saranda >>||Ksamil >>||Butrint* >>|
|* The arrival times in Butrint are also the departure times for Saranda|
|** At the whims of the Albanian bus drivers these two buses may not actually be running, so try and make one of the earlier buses.|
|Saranda >>||Gjirokaster *|
|12:00 (continues to Tepelene)|
|* There are numerous buses from Gjirokastra back to Saranda; this route takes about an hour.|
|8:00||Journey takes around 6 hours|
|14:30||Journey takes around 6 hours|