The cheapest times to fly from SEA to TIA are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th

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 SEA to TIA is early February. Prices can be as high as $1695 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $860 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Tirana

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Tirana (TIA) will usually cost between $1041 to $1473 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $1034. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1509. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $475 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1231 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to TIA flight.

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

SEA to TIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to TIA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TIA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SEA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Tirana, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Seattle. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $100 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1187. Return trip prices are from the TIA to SEA 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 SEA to TIA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 33 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 SEA to TIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pristina Airport (PRN) in Pristina

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from TIA
  • Usually 4.84% less expensive than TIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to PRN flights

Destination alternative #2: Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) in Dubrovnik

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from TIA
  • Usually 2.07% less expensive than TIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SEA to DBV flights


Flight Hacking SEA 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 SEA to TIA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $680
  • Average savings: $551 (44.78%)

See SEA to LGW flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (SEA > FRA > TIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $879
  • Average savings: $352 (28.57%)

See SEA to FRA flights

Hack #3: Amsterdam (SEA > AMS > TIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $914
  • Average savings: $316 (25.7%)

See SEA to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tirana International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5870 miles or 9447 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to TIA flight is about 11 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Tirana?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from SEA to TIA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

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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