Ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Ancona and Igoumenitsa run all year round with up to 3 daily crossings in the summer months. Find real-time info on Ferryhopper, compare ferry timetables and companies, and book your Ancona to Igoumenitsa (Greece) ferry tickets online.

Ferry schedules from Ancona to Igoumenitsa

Ancona Igoumenitsa Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 13:30 Last trip: 22:30 Average duration: 13h 55m Price range: 43.25 € - 1,000.00 €
Igoumenitsa Ancona Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 16:30 Last trip: 21:30 Average duration: 12h 45m Price range: 91.00 € - 740.00 €

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. Minoan Lines and Anek Superfast (in collaboration with Anek Lines) are the companies usually serving this route.

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.

What’s the ferry schedule from Ancona to Igoumenitsa?

The Ancona - Igoumenitsa ferry crossing is usually available with 1-3 daily sailings in the afternoon and evening.

The earliest ferry usually departs from Ancona at 13:30 and arrives in Igoumenitsa at 08:30 or 10:30 the next morning. The last scheduled trip from Ancona is at 22:30, arriving in Igoumenitsa at around 18:30 the afternoon.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa?

Ancona - Igoumenitsa ferry tickets usually start at €100. The final ferry price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, vehicle selection, and the ferry company.


On Ferryhopper, you can browse all available offers for the ferry trip to Igoumenitsa from Ancona. Take a look at our ferry connections, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper easily and quickly.

Current offers will be automatically applied when planning your trip by ferry from Ancona to Greece.

Tip: check out our relevant post to find more info about offers and discounts for Italy - Greece ferries.


When traveling from Ancona to Igoumenitsa by ferry, you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets, thanks to available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children (4-16 years old)
  • Students
  • Young travelers (up to 25 years old)
  • European Youth Card owners
  • Passengers over 60 years old
  • Large groups of travelers

Note: infants and children up to 3 years normally travel free of charge. 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 16 hr to 21 hr 30 min. This depends on the company, the itinerary 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 16 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 720 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Igoumenitsa from Ancona

Here are some travel tips for your Ancona to Igoumenitsa ferry trip:

  • 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.
  • Find out more about the town and port of Igoumenitsa, and check the best things to see and do in the area.
  • In a few cases, Ancona - Igoumenitsa ferry schedules may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure 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 is located in the city center, just 2 km from the train station and only 15 min 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.

Can I travel on the ferry from Ancona to Igoumenitsa with a car?

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on most ferries from Ancona to Igoumenitsa. This is one of the most convenient ways of travelling between Italy and Greece with your vehicle.

Note: make sure to book your vehicle tickets as early as possible, since there might be limited availability on Ancona - Greece ferries.

Ferry luggage

Ferry companies are usually rather flexible regarding 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: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage when traveling from Ancona to Igoumenitsa.


The ferries operating the route from Ancona to Igoumenitsa have cabins, so you can enjoy a comfortable trip. Alternatively, you can book numbered seats.

Pet travel

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 can travel in pet cabins. They are only allowed on deck, not in indoor public areas. A carrier or cage is required for small pets. As for larger pets, they must wear a muzzle and a leash.
  • On Anek Superfast ferries, pets are allowed in pet cabins or kennels for an extra charge. Pets are not allowed indoors or in vehicles (unless you have booked camping on board). When walking on the open decks, they must wear a muzzle and a leash, and be accompanied by their owner or guardian. 

Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you might need for your trip.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Ancona to Igoumenitsa

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