Ancona to Durres Ferry

Ancona to Durres ferry is run by Adria Ferries ferry company. It sails 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, bookings and prices.

Schedules and timetables

Ferry Route Time
Departs Ancona17:00 or 19:00
Arrives Durres09:00 or 11:00
Departs Durres17:00 or 19:00
Arrives Ancona09:00 or 11:00

The usual timetable is a departure at 19:00 arrival the following morning at 11:00. However, on the 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 & shower130145165
Outside cabin / 3 persons/ WC & shower 120135155
Outside cabin / 4 persons/ WC & shower 105120135
Inside cabin for 2/3/4 persons / wc & shower 110125145
Air Seats8090105
Deck Passengers7585 95

Car, Campers, Motorcycle Prices

Cars, Minibus, Caravans PricesLow season (EUR)Mid season (EUR) High Season (EUR)
Cars & SUVs130145165
Minibuses, Caravans, Campers, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers 6 meters max length 120135155
Motorcycles & Scooters 110125145
BicyclesFree of chargeFree of chargeFree of charge

Note: Pets and bicycles are travelling for free.

(Timetables, Passenger and Vehicle Fares)

As this is a 16 hours overnight ferry crossing, it is advisable to book the cabin or seat well in advance. To fully enjoy your trip, get prepared and wear suitable clothing and footwear.

Adria ferries car ferry on its way to Albania from Italy
Adria Ferries car ferry on its way to Albania from Italy

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

Passenger’s comment about the onboard experience
AF Claudia is a ferry that currently services this route – have a look at how it looks inside

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;   ++39 071207891 – see detailed info about Ancona ferry port and passenger terminal

As you will be travelling by evening ferry, this is how sunsets look here over the seascape
As you will be travelling by evening ferry, this is how sunsets look here over the seascape

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, +355 69 609 6400 – see more info about Durres passengers ferry terminal

Journey Map