The cheapest times to fly from ROC to TIA are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ROC to TIA is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $2043 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $820 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Tirana

Flying from Rochester, NY (ROC) to Tirana (TIA) will usually cost between $998 to $1738 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $986. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1906. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $920 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROC to TIA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ROC to TIA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ROC to TIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROC to TIA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Rochester. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $123 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1268. Return trip prices are from the TIA to ROC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ROC to TIA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ROC to TIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Skopje Airport (SKP) in Skopje

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from TIA
  • Usually 13.94% less expensive than TIA
  • 2-layover flights available

See ROC to SKP flights

Destination alternative #2: Pristina Airport (PRN) in Pristina

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from TIA
  • Usually 4.08% less expensive than TIA
  • 2-layover flights available

See ROC to PRN flights


Flight Hacking ROC to TIA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ROC to TIA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (ROC > LGW > TIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $961
  • Average savings: $337 (25.96%)

See ROC to LGW flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (ROC > BOS > TIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1002
  • Average savings: $296 (22.8%)

See ROC to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ROC > JFK > TIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1031
  • Average savings: $268 (20.61%)

See ROC to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ROC to TIA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tirana International Airport to Greater Rochester International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4667 miles or 7511 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ROC to TIA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROC to TIA flight is about 9 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Rochester, NY and Tirana?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from ROC to TIA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ROC
Origination airport name Greater Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -77.7

Return Airport

Destination code TIA
Destination airport name Tirana International Airport
City Tirana
Country Albania
Latitude 41.4
Longitude 19.7


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