Ancona to Durres ferry is run by Adria Ferries ferry company. In 2020, it will sail all year round from 3 to 5 times a week. The journey lasts 16 hours. It is an overnight ferry with departures in the afternoon or early evening and arrivals next morning to Durres or Ancona. This is a popular ferry route that connects Italy with Albania. Here are the schedules, booking and prices.
Schedules and timetables
|Departs Ancona||17:00 or 19:00|
|Arrives Durres||09:00 or 11:00|
|Departs Durres||17:00 or 19:00|
|Arrives Ancona||09:00 or 11:00|
The usual timetable is departure at 19:00 arrival following morning at 11:00. However, on same dates out of season and during the high season the ferry departures are also at 17:00. Make sure you check schedules for your particular dates carefully here.
Deck and Cabin Prices
|Deck and Cabin Fares||Low season (EUR)||Mid Season (EUR)||High Season (EUR)|
|Outside cabin / 2 persons/ wc & shower||130||145||165|
|Outside cabin / 3 persons/ wc & shower||120||135||155|
|Outside cabin / 4 persons/ wc & shower||105||120||135|
|Inside cabin for 2/3/4 persons / wc & shower||110||125||145|
Car, Campers, Motorcycle Prices
|Cars, Minibus, Caravans Prices||Low season (EUR)||Mid season (EUR)||High Season (EUR)|
|Cars & SUVs||130||145||165|
|Minibuses, Caravans, Campers, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers 6 meters max length||120||135||155|
|Motorcycles & Scooters||110||125||145|
|Bicycles||Free of charge||Free of charge||Free of charge|
Note: Pets and bicycles are travelling for free.
(Timetables, Passenger and Vehicle Fares – updated December 2019)
Boarding the ferry
- Carefully check where is the exact location of the ferry terminal (see map and address for Durres and Ancona)
- Arrive in the right terminal at least 2 hours prior to departure. Bear in mind that check-in office in Ancona is about 20 min walk from the ferry embarkation point which is in Molo Santa Maria.
- Have your travel documents ready for immigration and border crossings which are situated just before the boarding point.
- If you booked a cabin, you have to check in on the ferry reception desk where you pick up your cabin keys. If you are deck passenger you are not required to check-in at the reception. Simply proceed to the seating area/deck and get the best place available.
Video – Onboard the ferry
Ancona Passenger Terminal
Ferry port in Ancona from which all ferries to Durres, Albania are departing and arriving is located in the centre of the town. Address: Molo S. Maria, Porto di Ancona, Ancona, Italy; porto.ancona.it/en/ ++39 071207891 – see detailed info about Ancona ferry port and passenger terminal
Durres Passenger Terminal
Ferry port in Durres from which all ferries to Ancona, Italy are arriving and departing is located in the centre of the town. Address: Rruga Pavaresia 66, Durrës, Albania; apdurres.com.al +355 69 609 6400 – see more info about Durres passengers ferry terminal