Elbasan is generally safe city for solo female travelers, however, as in any other place, it's important to exercise caution especially during the night. While crime is relatively low, lighting and foot traffic can be significantly reduced in some parts, especially in residential areas. Therefore, try to avoid secluded or poorly lit areas, stick to main streets and populated areas where possible. It is advisable to use a taxi for night-time travels. Public transport and driving can be a bit chaotic, particularly at night.