Traveling from Ancona to Patras by ferry
There are frequent ferry itineraries during the summer season connecting Greece (Patras) to Italy (Ancona). The distance between the two ports is approximately 911 km and the journey has an average duration of 22 hours and the ticket prices for passengers cost below 100€. You may find more info about the ferry from Ancona to Patras in the tables listed below.
Ferry schedules from Ancona to Patras*
How long is the ferry ride from Ancona to Patras?
The average duration of the trip from Patras to Ancona is 22 hours. As the ferry is the most popular way of bringing a car or a caravan to Greece, vehicle tickets sell out fast. Moreover, as this journey is quite long, it is advisable to book a cabin ticket. In order to do so, you should book your tickets as early as possible, as they usually sell out until April.
Ancona to Patras: Cost of the ferry transfer
Ferry tickets from Ancona to Patras cost less than € 100 euros, depending on the ferry operator. The ferry companies that operate this ferry route are Minoan Lines and ANEK Lines - Superfast Ferries. Concerning the vehicles, ticket prices are a bit higher than passenger tickets. For more accurate info and the exact prices after the available discounts, we advise you to have a look at our ferry booking engine.
Ferry routes from Ancona to Patras: Discounts
Several different discounts apply on the ferry tickets for the routes from Ancona to Patras:
- Early Booking Discount: This is a seasonal discount opening in December and closing in February/March. Usually, a 20% discount is applied to the overall ticket price. Please note that tickets issued with this discount cannot be either canceled or refunded. You can find more information about the early booking discount here.
- International Student Discount: The holders of the International Student Card (ISIC) are eligible for discounted tickets at the same rate as Greek university students (20% discount on economy seats etc.). If you would like to use this discount, please select it from the related drop-down menu.
- Return Tickets Discount: When issuing a return ticket, a discount is provided by the ferry operator (usually 20% or 30% on the return ticket) and it is automatically applied from Ferryhopper's ferry booking system.
- Children Discount: Children tickets have special prices and can travel either free of charge or with a 50% discount. These discounts are automatically calculated during the pricing process. Take care, as this discount cannot be combined with other discounts e.g. Family Discount.
- Family Discount: This discount applies to all ferry operators that serve the Italy - Greece route and it is automatically calculated when 3 or more ferry tickets are issued in the same booking. The pricing is performed according to the rules of each operator.
Ancona to Patras: Distance
The distance between Ancona and Patras is about 911 km or 491 nautical miles.
Tips for your trip from Ancona to Patras
- In such long journeys, it is advisable to travel with a cabin. In order to do so, you should book your tickets the earliest possible, as (3-4 months before the trip). Find all available cabins at ferryhopper.com
- You can reach Athens from Patras either by the suburban railway or the bus. The cost is approximately € 20 and the duration of the journey is about 3 hours. You can take the train either from Athens International Airport or from the City center (Doukissis Plakentias Station). More information on how you can reach Patras from Athens or vice versa you can find here .
- The port of Patras is usually very crowded during the whole summer season, and multiple ferries can arrive/depart at the same time. Make sure to be there on time and ask the port authorities personnel for information regarding your ferry.
- Ferry rides can become a bit bumpy during summer. There is absolutely nothing to be worry about, rather than getting a bit seasick. If you do not feel well you can always ask the ferry crew for some aspirins.