Ferry from Venice to Patras

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are up to 3 direct ferry crossings a week from Venice to Patras. Compare all ferry schedules and fares, and book your ferry tickets between Italy and Greece on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules from Venice to Patras

Venice Patras Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 13:00 Average duration: 33h Price range: 137.00 € - 1,168.00 €
Patras Venice Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 23:00 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 31h 30m Price range: 137.00 € - 1,020.00 €
Ferry companies ANEK - SUPERFAST

Is there a ferry from Venice to Patras?

Usually, there are 1-2 weekly ferries traveling from Venice to Patras all year round, operated by Anek Superfast and Hellenic Seaways.

This can change depending on the season and the weather, but you can find real-time information about your trip for the Venice - Patras route on the Ferryhopper App.

What’s the ferry schedule from Venice to Patras?

The Venice - Patras ferry route is available with up to 3 weekly crossings (on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays), depending on the season. Normally, most ferries depart around 12:00-13:00, arriving in Patras at 21:00-22:00 the following day.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Venice to Patras?

The cost of a standard ferry ticket to Patras starts at around €137. The final price depends on the route, as well as discounts, offers, seat/cabin type, and vehicle selection.


Discover all available offers for your Venice - Patras trip on Ferryhopper. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare fares and offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden costs.

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


Find the discount that suits you best on Ferryhopper and book tickets to Patras from Venice! Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount tickets are:

  • Toddlers
  • Children up to 16 years
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • Seniors

Note: infants and children up to 3 years normally travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Venice to Patras?

The ferry ride to Patras in Greece lasts 32 hr on average (including a stopover at Igoumenitsa), depending on the route you’ve chosen.

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

Most ferries traveling from Venice to Patras are conventional, arriving in approximately 32 hr.

What’s the distance between Venice and Patras?

The distance between Venice and Patras is about 692 nautical miles (around 1,113 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Patras from Venice

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

  • We recommend arriving at the port of Venice at least 1.5 hr in advance, especially if you are traveling with a vehicle. 
  • If you wish to travel in a bed cabin, we suggest booking it at least 4 months before your trip, especially for Easter and summer. 
  • Vehicle tickets tend to sell out fast, as transferring cars and campers between Italy and Greece is rather popular. Make sure to plan your trip as early as possible.
  • From the port of Patras, there are regular ferries to Kefalonia , Corfu and Ithaca. Check all available routes on our Map of ferries and gather inspiration!
  • Don't forget to add our Patras travel guide to your reading list and discover the best tips for the city and its port.

Where to take the ferry from Venice to Patras

Ferries to Patras usually depart from the port of Venice, located inside the Venetian Lagoon. More specifically, passengers should head to Terminal Fusina, which can be reached by car via the A4 highway, or by bus 16 that departs from the Venezia - Mestre train station.

Terminal Fusina is also connected with 2 water busses (vaporetto) lines: the Fusina - Venezia line 16 (from Venice - Zattere stop) and the Fusina Line “Circolare”, which connects the terminal with Venice’s historic center and the Lido.

Nearby, there are plenty of visitor amenities, including ATMs, duty-free shops, newsstands, refreshment areas, and a storage area for luggage.

Can I travel on the ferry from Venice to Patras with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling to Patras have car decks and can carry vehicles. While there is usually a large capacity for vehicles on Italy - Greece ferries, make sure to book your vehicle tickets well in advance.

Ferry luggage

Ferry companies are 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 Venice to Patras.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for your luggage.

Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


The ferries operating on the route from Venice to Patras offer cabins for a more comfortable trip, as the journey is long.

Pet travel

On the ferries of Anek Superfast and Hellenic Seaways, pets are allowed in pet cabins or kennels for an extra charge. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

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