Ferry from Bari to Durrës

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Bari 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 Bari to Durrës

Bari Durrës Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 8h 55m Price range: 40.00 € - 390.00 €
Durrës Bari Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 9h 5m Price range: 40.00 € - 390.00 €

Is there a ferry from Bari to Durrës?

Yes, you can travel from Bari to Durrës thanks to year-round ferry crossings operated by GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci), Adria Ferries and Ventouris Ferries.

There are at least 1-2 daily crossings from Bari to Durrës during winter, while ferry frequency increases in the summer months.

What’s the ferry schedule from Bari to Durrës?

Usually, the earliest ferry to Durrës from Bari departs at 13:00 and arrives at 21:45. The last departure is usually scheduled for midnight, with the ferry arriving in Durrës the following day at around 09:00.

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

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Bari to Durrës?

A standard ferry ticket from Bari to Durrës ranges from €46 to €70.

Ferry prices depend on the season, the operator, seat and vehicle selection, as well as available discounts and offers.


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

At the moment, you can take advantage of the Ventouris Ferries early-booking offer for 2024 on Ferryhopper and the Ferryhopper App.


On Ferryhopper, you can take advantage of available discounts and travel with lower-cost ferry tickets from Bari to Durrës. For example, there are discount ferry tickets for infants and children up to 12 years old.

Note: infants and toddlers up to 3 years travel for free. Keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with, however.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Bari to Durrës?

Ferry time from Bari to Durrës usually ranges between 8 hr 45 min and 10 hr. The duration of the trip depends on the ferry operator and the weather conditions.

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

The connection from the port of Bari to Durrës is operated only by conventional ferries. The fastest crossings last less than 9 hr.

What’s the distance between Bari and Durrës?

The distance between the port of Bari and the port of Durrës is approximately 117 nautical miles (about 217 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Durrës from Bari

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

  • The port of Bari can get busy during the summer so we recommend that you arrive at the port at least 90 min in advance to avoid overcrowding.
  • 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 its hidden gems on our informed Durrës travel guide.
  • Apart from the Bari - Durrës route, there are more ferry connections between Italy and Albania. For example, take a look at the Ancona - Durrës ferry route.

Where to take the ferry from Bari to Durrës

Ferries to Durrës depart regularly from the port of Bari, and more specifically, from Molo San Vito.

You can get to the port of Bari by car or public transport. The Bari train station is only 2.5 km from the port of Bari.

In the area you will also find many shops, restaurants and souvenir kiosks.

Can I travel on the ferry from Bari to Durrës with a car?

Yes, you can travel with your vehicle from Bari to Durrës, as the ferries have car decks.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy:

  • On the ferries of Adria Ferries, each passenger can carry 1 piece of hand luggage weighing up to 75 kg free of charge.
  • On Grandi Navi Veloci ferries, it is possible to carry up to 2 pieces of personal luggage on board, while there is no weight limit.
  • The ferry company Ventouris Ferries is quite flexible regarding luggage allowance. You can keep your luggage items next to you or store them in the vessel’s designated areas.

Tip: we suggest that you do not carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid any delays.


The ferries operating on the Bari - Durrës route offer different types of cabins. Choose from private cabins for comfort and privacy, or opt for numbered seats or a deck seat for a more budget-friendly option.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the Bari to Durrës ferries.

Depending on the ferry company, you may need to book pet tickets and provide the necessary information.

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 held 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 Bari to Durrës

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Bari to Durrës online on Ferryhopper. On our Map of ferries, you can see all the available ferry connections, compare ferry companies and fares, and book your ferry trip to Durrës in just a few clicks.