Ferry from Ancona to Patras

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Ancona and Patras run all year round with up to 2 ferry crossings per day. Find updated info, compare timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Ancona to Patras

Ancona Patras Trip frequency: 6 days per week First trip: 13:30 Last trip: 19:30 Average duration: 23h 30m Price range: 105.00 € - 768.00 €
Patras Ancona Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 14:00 Last trip: 22:30 Average duration: 21h 30m Price range: 105.00 € - 776.00 €
Ferry companies ANEK - SUPERFAST

Is there a ferry from Ancona to Patras?

Ferries from Ancona to Patras are in operation all year round. In the high season, there are up to 2 daily ferry crossings, operated by Anek Superfast.

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 - Patras crossing on Ferryhopper.

What's the Ancona - Patras ferry schedule?

The Ancona - Patras ferry crossing is usually overnight with 1-2 ferry schedules per day all year round.

The earliest ferry normally departs from Ancona at 13:30 and arrives in Patras the following day at 14:30 or 15:30. The last scheduled trip to Patras from Ancona is usually at 19:30, arriving in Patras the following day at 20:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Ancona to Patras?

Standard ferry prices for this route start at around €105. The final Ancona - Patras ferry price depends on the available discounts and offers, seat type, and vehicle selection. The same applies to the Patras - Ancona ticket prices.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Patras from Ancona.

Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Current offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.

Tip: for more info about offers and discounts for Italy - Greece ferries, take a look at our relevant post.


When traveling from Ancona to Patras by ferry, you can book lower-cost ferry tickets, thanks to available discounts. Anek Superfast offers discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children (4-16 years old)
  • Young travelers (<26 years old)
  • Senior passengers (60+ years)
  • European Youth Cardholders

Note: infants and toddlers up to 3 years travel for free from the port of Ancona to Patras.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Ancona to Patras?

The Ancona to Patras ferry duration usually ranges from 21 hr to 25 hr. This depends on the company, the route and the weather conditions. The same applies to the Patras - Ancona ferry time.

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

Most ferries operating the route from Ancona to Patras are conventional. The fastest Ancona to Patras ferry makes the crossing in 21 hr.

What’s the distance between Ancona and Patras?

The distance between the port of Ancona in Italy and the port of Patras in Western Greece is 491 nautical miles (around 911 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Ferry Ancona - Patras: useful tips for your trip

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

  • We recommend that you arrive at the port of Ancona at least 1.5 hr before your ferry trip, especially if you are transferring 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).
  • When checking your ferry departure/arrival time, note that there's a 1-hr time difference between Italy and Greece.
  • Since this ferry journey is long, we recommend traveling in a cabin. It's best to book at least 3-4 months in advance, especially if you are traveling during the Easter holidays or in the summer, as cabins sell out fast.
  • In a few cases, ferry schedules from Ancona to Patras may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time on the Ferryhopper App!

Where to take the ferry from Ancona to Patras

The port of Ancona 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 Patras with a car?

Yes, you can bring along your vehicle on most ferries traveling from Ancona to Patras and move around the Peloponnese more independently.

Keep in mind that vehicle tickets for the Ancona to Patras ferry route sell out rather quickly during the high season. Make sure to book yours well in advance.

Tip: check out more about transferring your vehicle between Italy and Greece here!

Ferry luggage

The ferry company is 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 Ancona to Patras.

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 to avoid delays when traveling from Ancona to Patras.


The ferries operating the route from Ancona to Patras normally 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 Patras from Ancona. 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 all necessary health certificates and any pet supplies you might need.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Ancona to Patras

On Ferryhopper, you can find ferry tickets from Ancona to Patras at the best prices. Use our Map of ferries to visualize and plan your Ancona - Patras ferry trip. Find the schedule that suits you best and book your ferry trip easily and quickly.