Ferry from Venice to Patras

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are up to 3 direct ferry crossings a week from Venice to Patras all year round. Compare all ferry schedules and fares, and book your ferry tickets between Italy and Greece on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules

Venice Patras Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 13:30 Average duration: 33h 15m Price range: 126.00 € - 1,014.00 €
Patras Venice Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 23:00 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 31h 30m Price range: 126.00 € - 1,014.00 €

Is there a ferry from Venice to Patras?

Usually, there are up to 3 weekly ferries traveling from Venice to Patras, operated by Anek Superfast.

This can change depending on the season and the weather, but you can find real-time information about your trip for the Venice - Patras route on Ferryhopper.

Am I allowed to travel from Venice to Patras?

Yes, traveling from Venice 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 Venice to Patras?

The Venice - Patras ferry route is available with up to 3 weekly crossings year round. Normally, most ferries depart at around 12:00-13:30, arriving in Patras at 21:00-22:30 the following day. There might also be some crossings late in the afternoon.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Venice to Patras?

The cost of a standard ferry ticket to Patras starts at around €126. The final price depends on the route, as well as discount, offers, seat/cabin type, and vehicle selection.


Discover all available offers for your Venice - Patras trip on Ferryhopper. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare fares and offers, 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 tickets to Patras from Venice! Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount tickets are:

  • Toddlers
  • Children
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years normally travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Venice to Patras?

The ferry ride to Patras in Greece lasts 33 hr on average (including a stopover at Igoumenitsa), depending on the route you’ve chosen.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Venice to Patras?

Most ferries traveling from Venice to Patras are conventional, arriving in approximately 33 hr.

What’s the distance between Venice and Patras?

The distance between Venice and Patras is about 692 nautical miles (around 1,113 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Patras from Venice

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Venice to Patras:

  • We recommend arriving at the port of Venice at least 1.5 hr in advance, especially if you are traveling with a vehicle. 
  • If you wish to travel in a bed cabin, we suggest booking it at least 4 months before your trip, especially for Easter and summer. 
  • Vehicle tickets tend to sell out fast, as transferring cars and campers between Italy and Greece is rather popular. Make sure to plan your trip as early as possible.
  • From the port of Patras, there are regular ferries to Kefalonia and Ithaca. Check all available routes on our Map of ferries and gather inspiration!
  • Make sure to add our Patras travel guide to your reading list and discover the best tips for the city and its port.

Where to take the ferry from Venice to Patras

Ferries to Patras usually depart from the port of Venice, located inside the Venetian Lagoon. You can easily get there by taxi and public transport.

Nearby, there are plenty of visitor amenities, including ATMs, duty-free shops, newsstands, tobacco shops, refreshment areas, and a storage area for luggage.

Can I travel on the ferry from Venice to Patras with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling to Patras have car decks and can carry vehicles.

Ferry luggage

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 Venice to Patras.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for your luggage.

Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


The ferries operating on the route from Venice to Patras offer cabins for a more comfortable trip, as the journey is long.

Pet travel

On the ferries of Anek Superfast, 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 may need for your trip.

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