Tirana Conference – Practical Information



April 25 - 27, 2024


Travelling to Tirana

The easiest and the fastest way to reach Tirana is by plane. Tirana International Airport is situated 19 kilometers from Tirana city center. There is no train railway to arrive to Tirana, but there are other options such as travelling by car or by bus.

Here are some options on how to reach Tirana from Tirana International Airport:

1. By Bus (cheapest way)
There is bus transportation from Tirana International Airport to Tirana center and vice versa. Here is the link with the fees and hours (https://www.tirana-airport.com/en/transport-and-directions/15/By-Bus)

2. By taxi (Airport based standard taxi)
The journey from Tirana International Airport to Tirana’s center takes 20–25 minutes, depending on traffic, and costs about 2500 Leke (20 EUR) one way (https://www.tirana-airport.com/en/transport-and-directions/13/By-Taxi)

3. By Taxi (Eco friendly)
You can use eco-friendly taxies as well which are way cheaper and environmentally friendly. Here are some options:

4. By renting a car
Another way is to rent a car at the airport premises.

Recommended Hotels

1. Hotel Doro City, Tirana (https://www.booking.com/Share-go8KSu)

  • 55$ per night (breakfast included)
  • 10 minutes to center
  • 15 minutes’ walk to Conference Venue

2. VH Eurostar Tirana Hotel Congress & Tirana Spa (https://www.booking.com/Share-g42KxH)

  • 50$ per night (breakfast not included)
  • 10 minutes to center
  • 5 minutes to Conference venue

3. Olia Residence (https://www.booking.com/Share-btq9cR)

  • 57$ per night (breakfast not included)
  • 15 minutes’ walk to center
  • 3 minutes’ walk to conference venue

4. 313 Villa City Center Hotel (https://www.booking.com/Share-4P2QDG)

  • 53$ per night (breakfast not included)
  • 13 minutes’ walk to city center
  • 3-4 minutes’ walk to conference venue

5. Tirana International Hotel (https://www.booking.com/Share-eFMcf0)

  • 85$ per night (breakfast not included)
  • At the city center
  • 20 minutes from conference venue

Exploring Tirana

Tirana is the capital and largest city of Albania. It is located in the center of the country, enclosed by mountains and hills with Dajti rising to the east and a slight valley to the northwest overlooking the Adriatic and Ionian Sea in the distance.

Follow this link to learn more about Tirana and its sightseeing objects http://www.visit-tirana.com/explore-tirana.

Meeting Venue

Meeting will be held in the University College Bedër. Address: Rr. Jordan Misja, Tirana, Albania.


About COST

This information is based upon work from COST Action “Connecting Theory and Practical Issues of Migration and Religious Diversity” (COREnet) CA20107 supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology).

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding agency for research and innovation networks. Our Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and enable scientists to grow their ideas by sharing them with their peers. This boosts their research, career, and innovation.