Ferry from Bari to Tirana

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Bari in Italy is not connected to Tirana in Albania by ferry. Alternatively, you can plan a Bari - Durrës ferry trip on Ferryhopper and then resume your journey to Tirana by motorway or public transport.

Ferry schedules from Bari to Tirana

Bari Tirana Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 8h 55m Price range: 40.00 € - 480.00 €
Tirana Bari Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 9h 5m Price range: 38.08 € - 480.00 €

Is there a ferry from Bari to Tirana?

No, there are no Bari - Tirana ferry routes. However, you can catch a ferry to Durrës, the nearest port city. The year-round Bari - Durrës ferry route is primarily operated by GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci), Adria Ferries and Ventouris Ferries.

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What’s the ferry schedule from Bari to Tirana

While there are no crossings to Tirana from Bari, crossings to Durrës are available throughout the year, with increased ferry frequency in the summer months.

The earliest Bari - Durrës ferry connection is at 13:00, while the last ferry departure is usually scheduled for midnight.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Bari to Tirana?

Per passenger, the Bari - Durrës ferry route costs around €46 to €70. The final ferry cost to Durrës can be higher or lower depending on seat/cabin type, vehicle selection and the ferry company you will be traveling with.


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Discounts for Bari - Tirana ferry routes are primarily age-based, and, depending on the company, you can find different discount packages for toddlers and children.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Bari to Tirana?

Bari - Albania ferries arrive at the port of Durrës and make the crossing in about 8 hr to 10 hr.

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

You can only take a conventional ferry from Bari to Durrës, Albania. The fastest ferry crossing to Durrës arrives in about 8 hr.

What’s the distance between Bari and Tirana?

The sailing distance between Bari and Durrës, the closest ferry port to Tirana, is around 117 nautical miles (about 217 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Tirana from Bari

Learn more about the Bari - Durrës ferry route below and how to reach Tirana from there:

  • Bari is one of the busiest ports in Italy, as it serves popular international routes. Make sure to get there at least 1.5 hr in advance to avoid delays and overcrowding.
  • Once you arrive in Durrës by ferry, you can reach Tirana by car, bus or taxi in less than 1 hr, depending on the traffic. All options are relatively budget-friendly.
  • If you wish to spend some time in Durrës before going to Tirana, make sure to take a look at our Durrës travel guide!
  • To better visualize your Bari - Albania ferry trip and discover nearby destinations, consult our fully interactive Map of ferries.

Where to take the ferry from Bari to Tirana

Ferries to Albania (Durrës) depart from the Italian port of Bari, and more specifically, from Molo San Vito.

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

Nearby, you can also find many travel amenities, shops, restaurants and souvenir kiosks.

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

Catching a ferry to Durrës from Tirana means that you can easily transfer your motor vehicle between Italy and Albania. Make sure to book your vehicle tickets well in advance, however, as there might be limited availability.

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.


All ferries operating the route from Bari to Durrës normally offer cabins, so that you can reach Albania well-relaxed.

Pet travel

When it comes to traveling to Tirana from Bari by ferry, you can bring along your pet. Depending on the operator, there are various services and infrastructures for your little friend. Make sure to bring along any necessary pet documents, tickets and supplies for a smooth ferry ride to Albania.

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