Ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa?
You can catch a ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa all year round. During the high season, there are up to 3 daily ferry crossings. The route is usually serviced by 2 ferry companies: Minoan Lines and Anek Superfast.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Ancona - Igoumenitsa crossing on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel from Ancona to Igoumenitsa?
Yes, ferry travel between Italy and Greece is currently allowed. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel between Italy and Greece, and get ready for your trip!
What’s the ferry schedule from Ancona to Igoumenitsa?
The Ancona - Igoumenitsa ferry crossing is usually overnight with at least 1-2 sailings per day all year round.
The earliest ferry usually departs from Ancona at 13:30 and arrives in Igoumenitsa at 08:00 the next morning, while the latest scheduled trip to Igoumenitsa from Ancona is at midnight, arriving at 20:30 the next day in Igoumenitsa.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa?
The cost of a single ferry ticket usually starts at €87. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, vehicle selection, or the ferry company.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Igoumenitsa from Ancona. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the same prices as ferry companies. Current offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.
For even cheaper tickets, have a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.
Traveling from Ancona to Igoumenitsa by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Ancona to Igoumenitsa?
The Ancona to Igoumenitsa ferry duration ranges from 17 hr to 22 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa?
Most ferries operating the route from Ancona to Igoumenitsa are conventional. The fastest ferry reaches Igoumenitsa in 17 hr.
What’s the distance between Ancona and Igoumenitsa?
The distance between the port of Ancona in Italy and the port of Igoumenitsa in western Greece is 390 nautical miles (around 720km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Igoumenitsa from Ancona
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Ancona to Igoumenitsa:
- We recommend that you arrive at the port of Ancona at least 1.5 hr before your ferry trip, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle.
- To travel from Italy to Greece, you should carry with you either a passport or your national ID card (if your country is in the Schengen Area).
- For a long ferry journey such as this one, we recommend booking a cabin.
- In a few cases, schedules of ferries that depart from the port of Ancona may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Where to take the ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa
You can take the ferry to Igoumenitsa from the port of Ancona.
The port of Ancona is located in the city center, just 2km from the train station and only 15 minutes 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 bars, ice cream parlors, restaurants, and shops.
Can I travel on the ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa with a car?
Yes, you can transfer your vehicle in most ferries traveling from Ancona to Igoumenitsa.
Ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa.
Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.
Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
The ferries operating the route from Ancona to Igoumenitsa have cabins, so you can enjoy a comfortable trip.
Alternatively, you can book numbered seats.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Igoumenitsa from Ancona, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen:
- On Minoan Lines ferries, pets travel in cabins available for pet carriage or in specially designed kennels on the ship’s deck. They are not allowed in indoor public areas or cabins.
- On Anek Superfast ferries, pets are allowed in pet cabins or kennels for an extra charge.
Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you might need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Ancona to Igoumenitsa?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Ancona to Igoumenitsa online on Ferryhopper. Use our Map of ferries to visualize and plan your Ancona - Igoumenitsa ferry trip. Compare ferry companies and fares, and book your ferry trip in just a few clicks!