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Car Hire Tirana Useful Information

Tirana is a dynamic European City and is the Capital of Albania with much to see and do, ranging from Mosques, Mosaics, Tombs, Museums, Theatres and Galleries.  Tirana has its own airport from which you can choose to collect your hire car to begin your onward journey in this exciting City, alternatively arrange to collect your car hire from Tirana itself.  We have a great range of vehicles to suit all requirements.

It's important to be aware of local traffic conditions, safety considerations, and distances to various destinations. Here's what you should know:

Driving Conditions:

Roads: Tirana has a network of roads and streets that can vary in quality. The city center has modern roads, but some areas may have potholes and uneven road surfaces.

Traffic: Traffic in Tirana can be chaotic, especially during peak hours. Drivers might display aggressive behavior, and road rules may not always be strictly followed. Be prepared for congestion in certain parts of the city.

Pedestrians: Tirana has many pedestrians, and they often cross streets without adhering to crosswalks or signals. Be cautious at pedestrian crossings.

Safety Considerations:

Safety can be a concern in Tirana, so take the following precautions:

Always wear your seat belt, and make sure all passengers do the same.
Drive defensively and be prepared for unexpected maneuvers by other drivers.
Use extra caution at intersections and when changing lanes.
Avoid using your mobile phone while driving.


The driving distances in Tirana can vary depending on your destination within the city. Here are approximate distances to some popular locations:

Tirana city center to Tirana International Airport (Nënë Tereza): Approximately 17 kilometers (about 10.5 miles).
Tirana city center to Dajti Mountain: About 25 kilometers (about 15.5 miles).
Tirana city center to the coastal city of Durrës: Approximately 33 kilometers (about 20.5 miles).

Additional Tips:

Familiarize yourself with local road signs and be aware that signs are typically in Albanian. Some major signs may include international symbols.
Consider using a GPS or a navigation app to help you find your way in the city and throughout Albania.

Remember that road conditions and traffic patterns can change, so it's essential to stay alert and adapt to the local driving environment. Driving in Tirana can provide you with the flexibility to explore the city and its surroundings, but always prioritize safety while on the road.

Current Rental Rates in Tirana

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 17.06 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 119.47 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 17.06 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 119.47 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 17.10 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 119.70 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Tirana: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • There are many universities in Tirana
  • Tirana was assigned the temporary capital of Albania in 1920 and has remained ever since
  • Tirana has seen a boom in construction in the last 20 years and its architecture is somewhat chaotic as it struggles to keep pace with development
  • Mount Dajt offers a spectacular backdrop to the city's skyline


Tirana - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Tirana

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Tirana car hire information

  • 9.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Rent Motors
  • € 119.42
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 17.06
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 35
    Most Popular Type:
  • 8
    Most popular model:
    Hyundai i10
  • 136
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Tirana

January€ 60
February€ 54
March€ 47
April€ 48
May€ 57
June€ 139
July€ 82
August€ 74
September€ 70
October€ 60
November€ 58
December€ 45
January€ 47
February€ 44
March€ 34
April€ 43
May€ 50
June€ 86
July€ 82
August€ 72
September€ 57
October€ 51
November€ 48
December€ 40
January€ 94
February€ 137
March€ 138
April€ 119
May€ 132
June€ 165
July€ 188
August€ 195
September€ 163
October€ 184
November€ 160
December€ 146
January€ 65
February€ 65
March€ 55
April€ 61
May€ 72
June€ 98
July€ 103
August€ 121
September€ 83
October€ 68
November€ 68
December€ 60
January€ 75
February€ 104
March€ 104
April€ 95
May€ 82
June€ 96
July€ 110
August€ 129
September€ 103
October€ 111
November€ 112
December€ 92
January€ 40
February€ 39
March€ 32
April€ 34
May€ 38
June€ 81
July€ 68
August€ 63
September€ 53
October€ 46
November€ 44
December€ 37
January€ 68
February€ 74
March€ 84
April€ 74
May€ 87
June€ 113
July€ 132
August€ 147
September€ 104
October€ 85
November€ 78
December€ 72
January€ 64
February€ 59
March€ 57
April€ 49
May€ 55
June€ 253
July€ 88
August€ 80
September€ 97
October€ 91
November€ 86
December€ 54

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