Ferry from Brindisi to Patras
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Brindisi to Patras?
There is no direct ferry route from Brindisi to Patras available at the moment. However, you can travel from Brindisi to Greece via the port of Igoumenitsa in Western Greece and then continue to Patras or another destination in Greece.
There is at least 1 daily ferry crossing from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa all year round, operated by Grimaldi Lines.
Am I allowed to travel from Brindisi to Patras?
Yes, traveling from Brindisi to Patras by ferry is allowed. Take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel between Greece and Italy, and get ready for your trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from Brindisi to Patras?
The Brindisi - Igoumenitsa ferry route is regular throughout the year with at least 1 ferry connection per day. Usually, ferries to Igoumenitsa depart either at 13:00 or 14:00, arriving in Western Greece at around 23:00.
Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Brindisi to Patras?
The price of a one-way ferry ticket to Igoumenitsa starts at around €65. The final cost varies depending on available offers and discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for your ferry trip to Patras via Igoumenitsa from Brindisi. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best deals, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the best prices.
Current offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.
Find the discount that suits you best on Ferryhopper and book cheap tickets to Western Greece! Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount tickets are:
- Children (from 3 to 11 years old)
- Students (up to 26 years old)
- Large families
- Passengers over 60 years old
- Large groups of travelers
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and toddlers up to 3 years old travel for free.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Brindisi to Patras?
The average duration of the ferry trip to Igoumenitsa from Brindisi is around 9.5 hr.
The city of Patras in the Peloponnese is an approximately 3-hour drive from the port of Igoumenitsa.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Brindisi to Patras?
Ferries operating on the Brindisi - Igoumenitsa route are usually conventional. The fastest crossing from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa lasts 8.5 hr.
What’s the distance between Brindisi and Patras?
The distance between the port of Brindisi and the port of Patras is 293 nautical miles (around 542 km).
On the other hand, the distance between the port of Brindisi and the port of Igoumenitsa in western Greece is 169 nautical miles (around 312km). Patras is 276 km far by car from Igoumenitsa in Western Greece.
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Patras from Brindisi
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Brindisi to Patras:
- We recommend arriving at the port of Brindisi at least 1.5 hr before your ferry trip, especially if you are transferring your vehicle as well.
- To travel from Italy to Greece, you will need either your passport or your national ID card (if your country of origin is in the Schengen Area).
- As the trip is long and most itineraries are scheduled at night, we recommend traveling in a bed cabin.
- Ferry companies often offer discounts or special offers for caravans/campers. Make sure to check them before booking your tickets!
- Ferry rides from Italy to Greece can be a bit bumpy. If you feel seasick, you can always ask the ferry crew for some aspirin or carry with you anti-nausea medication.
- Check out our Patras travel guide for more vacation tips and useful information about the city and its port!
Where to take the ferry from Brindisi to Patras
Ferries to Greece usually depart from Porto Medio in Brindisi and specifically from the west quay of Costa Morena (Punta delle Terrare).
Nearby, you can find plenty of services, including shops, restaurants, coffee shops, parking lots, and a bus stop.
Can I travel on the ferry from Brindisi to Patras with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling to Igoumenitsa and Western Greece have car decks, so you can transfer your vehicle.
Tip: as available car-deck spaces and vehicle tickets usually sell out fast, we suggest planning your trip well in advance.
Grimaldi Lines allows each passenger to board with one carry-on luggage included in the ticket price, as long as it does not exceed 30kg.
Yes, you can book a cabin for your Brindisi - Igoumenitsa trip for a more comfortable journey.
Alternatively, you can book numbered seats.
Tip: since cabins usually sell out fast, it's best to book at least 3-4 months in advance, especially if you’re traveling during Easter or in the summer.
Yes, you can bring along your pet on the ferry of Grimaldi Lines, either in a carrier/cage or in an upgraded cabin that allows pets.
Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Brindisi to Patras?
You can book ferry tickets from Brindisi in Italy to Western Greece on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees. Check out all available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare schedules and prices, and book ferry tickets from Italy to Greece at the same prices as ferry companies.