Ferry from Ancona to Split

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

News: SNAV has already announced new Ancona - Split ferry schedules for the 2024 season

Ferries between Ancona in Italy and Split in Croatia operate all year long. Learn more about the Ancona - Split ferry route, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and plan your ferry trip to Croatia online on Ferryhopper!

Ferry schedules

Ancona Split Trip frequency: 5 days per week First trip: 19:30 Last trip: 22:00 Average duration: 11h Price range: 5.00 € - 504.00 €
Split Ancona Trip frequency: 4 days per week First trip: 10:00 Last trip: 22:00 Average duration: 10h 45m Price range: 27.00 € - 552.00 €
Ferry companies JADROLINIJA SNAV

Is there a ferry from Ancona to Split?

Yes, you can travel from Ancona to Split thanks to the year-round ferry connections operated by SNAV and Jadrolinija. There are up to 2-4 weekly crossings from Ancona to Split during winter but during summer there are usually daily ferry connections.

What’s the ferry schedule from Ancona to Split

The Ancona-Split ferry schedules vary depending on the season and day of the week.

Usually, the ferry to Split from Ancona departs at 19:45, arriving at 07:00 the next morning. With the addition of the new summer routes, there are also departures to Split from Ancona in the morning (at 10:00 a.m.) and late evening (at 10:00 p.m.).

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Ancona to Split?

The Ancona to Split ferry tickets start at €50. The final ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on the operator chosen, vehicle selection, discounts or cabin type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the all available offers for the ferry trip to Split from Ancona. Check out all the active ferry routes and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by boat from Ancona to Split with confidence. Ferry companies offer discounts to the following passenger categories:

  • Children
  • Toddlers
  • Large groups of travelers
  • People with disabilities

You can also get a discount if you book a round-trip ticket.

Note: infants under 3 years old travel for free, while children under 12 are entitled to a discount.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Ancona to Split?

The estimated travel time of the Ancona - Split ferry trip ranges from 8 hr to 11.5 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Ancona to Split?

The connection from the port of Ancona to Split is operated only by conventional ferries. The fastest route lasts 8 hr.

What’s the distance between Ancona and Split?

The distance from the port of Ancona to the port of Split is 129 nautical miles (approximately 240 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Split from Ancona

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Ancona to Split:

  • The port of Ancona can get crowded during the summer so we recommend that you arrive at the port at least 90 min before your departure to avoid queuing.
  • To travel from Italy to Croatia, you should carry with you either a valid passport or an identity card.
  • For a long ferry journey such as this one, we recommend booking a cabin.
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Where to take the ferry from Ancona to Split

You can take the ferry to Split from the port of Ancona (Banchina Nazario Sauro).

The port of Ancona is located in the city center, just 2 km from the train station and only 15 min on foot from the Piazza del Plebiscito, the most famous square in the heart of Ancona. You can also reach the port of Ancona by bus or car.

In the area, you will find many amenities, such as bars, ice cream parlors, restaurants, and shops.

Can I travel on the Ancona - Split ferry with a car?

Yes, you can travel with your vehicle from Ancona to Split.

If you decide to travel without your vehicle, you can leave your car in the paid parking lots near the port of Ancona.

Ferry luggage

With SNAV you can carry one piece of hand luggage of not more than 50x35x20 cm in size and not exceeding a maximum weight of 9 kg

On Jadrolinija car ferries operating on international routes, luggage up to 30 kg is allowed.


The ferries operating on the Ancona to Split route offer comfortable cabins in various categories.

You can reserve one or choose from numbered seats or standard economy seats.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the Ancona - Split ferries. In order to be allowed on board, all pets should hold a ticket and must be kept on a leash or in a kennel. On SNAV ferries you can also book a pet-friendly cabin.

We recommend that you contact the ferry company to learn more about the transportation conditions and required documents.

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