Highlights of the "Prishtina to Tirana" Journey

14 Qer, 2024

Meet the two Albanian capital cities in just 5 hours from each other. Book your ticket now at Gjirafa Travel and have one of the most beautiful travel experiences from Prishtina to Tirana by bus.

Take a route with one of the operators "Arditi Tours", "Albani Tours", "Kabashi Tours", "Sharr Travel", "Tirana Metropol" or others, paying only 15 euros for a one-way trip.

Departures are from the Bus Station in Prishtina from 04:00 in the morning and almost every one hour to Tirana, until 22:00.


But first explore these 5 places in Pristina

1. Prishtina Square - surrounded by the most frequented cafes in the city, the square is buzzing at any time of the year.

2. The National Library of Kosovo - will leave you speechless with the architecture never seen before. It is located very close to the square and you have access inside it.

3. The "Newborn" monument, inaugurated on the occasion of the declaration of Kosovo's independence in 2008, shows the rebirth of the country from the last war. Every year it gets a different color and theme for the message it conveys.

4. The Ethnological Museum - is a history from the XVIII century which is located in the old part of the city of Pristina.

5. Gërmia Park - is the breath of the city in movement. It is located in Germia, where you can easily go with one of the city buses. Rent a bike, or just walk among the greenery to find the peace you need for.


What awaits you in Tirana

If you plan a trip to Albania, Tirana is definitely the city to go to, because of its beauties and historical parts, as well as the modern ones of the time.


The Pyramid of Tirana

It is already the most special attraction in Tirana, which can be called the symbol of the complicated history of Albania. A place with a characteristic is turned into a center of technology, home of culture, workshops and festivals.


The history of Albanian coins in the Museum of the Bank of Albania and Skenderbej Square

For those who are interested in how there are banknotes from antiquity to the present day, learn this at the Money Museum in Tirana. This is located in Skenderbej Square, the largest in Albania. If you walk a few steps to the west you will come across the large mosaic and the beautiful colorful mural of the National Historical Museum.



One of the most popular things to do in Tirana is Bunk'Art 1 and 2, two underground bunkers of changes in the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha to rule by the counter-insurgency war. They have been converted into museums that are open to the public.

Bunk'Art 1 is on the outskirts of the city and their living rooms and meeting rooms as they would have been, while showing the details of the era. Meanwhile, Bunk'Art 2 is the most frequented, due to its position in the center of the city.


The artificial lake of Tirana

The Great Artificial Lake Park was built in 1955, with the lake and dam with a length of about 400m. Today it is a place of rest and recreation, where all ages do different sports activities, and it is rich with amazing botany.


Petrela Castle

Perched on a 400-meters high hill, this 15th-century castle offers sweeping views of the entire city. There you can also visit a 5th century tower and enjoy traditional cuisine in the restaurants near it.


Cable car ride on Dajti mountain

You should not leave without climbing Dajti mountain. At 1613 meters above sea level, it is among the most beautiful national parks in the country. To go to the top of the mountain, you can use the cable car, which will offer you a picturesque view for 15 minutes.

Put these and many other points on your adventure list if you want to get to know one of the most colorful European cities.