Ferry from Ancona to Durrës

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Ancona in Italy and Durrës in Albania are active all year round. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Ancona to Durrës

Ancona Durrës Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 17:00 Last trip: 17:00 Average duration: 17h 30m Price range: 80.00 € - 940.00 €
Durrës Ancona Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 17:00 Last trip: 17:00 Average duration: 17h 30m Price range: 80.00 € - 940.00 €
Ferry companies ADRIA FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Ancona to Durrës?

Yes, you can travel from Ancona to Durrës thanks to year-round ferry crossings operated by the company Adria Ferries.

There are usually up to 3 weekly crossings from Ancona to Durrës during winter, while ferry frequency increases in the high season.

What’s the ferry schedule from Ancona to Durrës?

Most ferries to Durrës depart from Ancona at 17:00 and arrive at 09:00 the following morning.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ticket prices for the Ancona - Durrës ferry connection on Ferryhopper.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Ancona to Durrës?

Standard Ancona - Durrës ferry tickets start at about €80. The final ticket cost depends on the season, seat and vehicle selection, as well as available offers and discounts.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Durrës from Ancona. Check out all available Italy - Albania ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices and book your ferry tickets hassle-free.

Note that current offers are automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper and the Ferryhopper App.


Infants and toddlers up to 3 years old travel at 78% off, and there is also a 40% discount for children 4-12 years old.

Tip: for round-trip bookings, the company offers a discount of up to 20% on the return trip.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Ancona to Durrës?

The ferry trip from Ancona to Durrës lasts around 16 hr, and the duration tends to be fixed.

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

The connection from the port of Ancona to Durrës is operated only by conventional ferries. The fastest crossing takes about 16 hr.

What’s the distance between Ancona and Durrës?

The distance between the port of Ancona and the port of Durrës is approximately 380 nautical miles (about 704 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Durrës from Ancona

Here you can find some travel tips for your ferry trip from Ancona to Durrës:

  • The port of Ancona can get quite busy during the summer so we recommend arriving there at least 90 min in advance to avoid delays, especially if you are bringing along your vehicle.
  • To travel from Italy to Albania, you should carry with you either a valid passport or your national ID card (if your country is in the Schengen Area).
  • Durrës is among the most popular Albanian holiday destinations. Discover what to see and do in our informed Durrës travel guide.
  • Apart from the Ancona - Durrës route, there are more ferry connections between Italy and Albania. For example, take a look at the Bari - Durrës ferry route.

Where to take the ferry from Ancona to Durrës

Ferries to Durrës depart from Banchina Nazario Sauro at the port of Ancona on Italy's Adriatic Coast.

The port of Ancona is located in the city center, just 2 km from the train station and only 15 min on foot from 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 Durrës with a car?

Yes, you board your vehicle (car, motorcycle or camper) on ferries traveling from Ancona to Durrës.

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

Ferry luggage

On Adria Ferries vessels, you can carry 1 luggage item weighing up to 75 kg free of charge.


The ferries operating on the Ancona to Durrës route offer different types of cabins, such as inside cabins, outside cabins, suites, and accessible cabins for people with disabilities.

Pet travel

On Ancona to Durrës ferries, you can travel with your pet free of charge. However, make sure to include it in the booking!

Keep in mind that small pets must travel in a pet carrier. As for those of medium/large size, they must wear a muzzle and be on a leash.

On some vessels, there are also specially reserved areas for passengers with pets and pet-friendly cabins.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Ancona to Durrës

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