Tirana airport (TIA)

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Tirana airport (TIA)

Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza, also known as Rinas Airport and opened in 1957, is the only international air terminal in Albania. It operates with flights to various parts of Europe and also to some in the Middle East.


Official Website: tirana-airport.com

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passengers traffic: 1.3 million passengers went through it during 2020.

Tel: +355 4 2381 800. E-mail: [email protected] Information booth in the check-in hall.

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 Location

The airport is situated in the city of Rinas, 11 km (6.9 millas) to the northwest of Tirana.

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What services does Tirana airport (TIA) facilities include

The airport has currency exchange bureaus, ATMs, public telephones, mobile phone services, business centre, internet kiosks and Wi-Fi access free of charge. In addition, the nearby Hotel Airport Tirana has a conference centre.

The AirLounge can be found on the second floor, after the security checkpoint, and opens from one hour before the first flight until one hour after the last; it provides TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, computers, refreshments, drinks, Wi-Fi (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, or by paying at the door - €15.00).

Food & Drinks- Cafés and bars in the transit area, bar and restaurant in the Arrivals Hall, chocolate shop in the Departures area.

Shopping- Stores selling candy, newspapers and magazines, books, jewellery, souvenirs, accessories.

Baggage- The lost and found office is located in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +355 4238 1681/1682 / 692 066 626; e-mail: [email protected]).

Other Services- First aid room, smoking lounge, travel agencies.

 

Public and private transportation

Bus - LU-NA (Tel +355 695 727 261 / 692 982 128) operates buses every hour from 8:00 am to 0:00 am between the airport and the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet, next to Skanderberg Square, in downtown Tirana.

Shuttles - Adis Travel and Tours (Tel +355 5222 5539 / 682 290 722 / 686 090 7201) offers an express service to Durres from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm. On the other hand, Euro-Albania Travel (Tel +355 696 740 073) runs to Fier between 9:00 am and 11:00 pm. Hermes Airport (Tel +355 676 097 542) operates services to Vlore from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Taxi - The trip to the city centre takes 20-25 minutes, depending on traffic, and the fare is around €20.00. The official service is provided by Auto Holiday Albania (Tel +355 699 999 300 / 696 065 444/333).

It is recommended to use only licensed taxis, which are yellow with the Auto Holiday Albania logo and the airport logo on both sides of the vehicle. At the airport, these taxis are parked in front of the terminal and in the passenger pick-up area.

Applications - There are three companies that operate similarly to Uber, although the meeting point must be coordinated with the driver, as they do not have an exclusive stop like taxis. UPs Taxi, Speed Taxi and Taxi.al.

 

Car rental agencies

There are counters on the outside of the terminal, near the bus station.

Albania Airport Rent a Car (Tel +355 684 011 010 / 088 008 - 24 hours a day)
ARA Auto Rental (Tel +355 699 647 777 / 819 803 - 9:00 am to 1:00 am)
Avis (Tel +355 676 012 272 / 672 003 283 - 24 hours a day)
Enterprise (Tel +355 684 023 218 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Eurocar (Tel +355 4225 5399 / 694 070 040 - 8:05 am to 11:55 pm)
Europcar (Tel +355 4580 0600 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 0:30 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm)
Greenmotion (Tel +355 685 666 666 / 682 088 008 - 8:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +355 692 058 775 - 24 hours a day)
PEPA (Tel +355 684 047 131 - 24 hours a day)
RCA (Tel +355 692 039 077 / 672 035 077 - 24 hours a day)
Sicily by Car (Tel +355 4223 3682 / 697 033 344 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +355 4222 3996 / 682 068 500 - 9:00 am to 11:30 pm)

 

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Parking services at Tirana airport (TIA)

There are parking lots next to the terminal. The first 7 minutes have no charge. In front of the building, there is a passenger drop-off area (Kiss And Fly) which is free for 4 min. Further information: Tel +355 694 045 923. Fees

P1 - Covered car park.
P2 - Outdoor spaces.

 

Facilities for passengers with special needs

If you should need special assistance due to a disability, or in the case of elder passengers, minors between 6 and 12 years old travelling alone or pregnant women, coordinate with your airline at least 48 hours before the flight. There is a reserved parking sector for people with reduced mobility in front of the terminal.

More information: Tel +355 4 2381 754 - mail: [email protected]

 
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Latest updates: December 27, 2021