Bari to Durres Ferry

Bari to Durres ferry is run by 3 ferry companies – Grandi Navi Veloci, Adria Ferries and Ventouris Ferries. In 2020, it will sail all year round at least once a day. In the high season, it sails twice a day. The journey lasts 8 to 9 hours. It is mostly an overnight ferry although there are also day time departures.

This is a very popular ferry route connecting Italy with Albania – Here are the schedules, booking and prices.

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Schedules and timetables

Ferry RouteTime
Departs Bari22:00
Arrives Durres08:00
Departs Durres22:00
Arrives Bari08:00

The usual timetable is a departure at 22:00 arrival following morning at 08:00. However, on same dates out of season and during the high season (June-September) the ferry departures are also at 11:00, 13:00 or 23:00. Make sure you check schedules for your particular dates carefully here.

Deck and Cabin Prices

Deck and Cabin FaresLow season (EUR)Mid Season (EUR)High Season (EUR)
LUX2/3/4 bed outside cabin with shower & WC100120140
A2/3/4 bed outside cabin with shower & WC85105115
AB2/3/4 bed inside cabin with shower & WC7595105
CB2/3/4 bed inside cabin with shower & WC (lower deck)729095
B2/3/4 bed outside without facilities707585
BB2/3/4 bed inside without facilities707585
C2/3/4 dormitories without facilities (lower deck)556575
SAir Seats506070
DDeck Passengers506070

Car Ticket Prices

Cars, Minibus, Caravans Prices Low season (EUR)Mid season (EUR)High season (EUR)
Cars & SUVs9095105
Caravans, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers up to 3.00 m length404550
Minibuses, Caravans, Campers, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers from 3.01 m to 5.00 m length95105115
Minibuses, Caravans, Campers, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers from 5.01 m to 7.00 m length115125130
Minibuses, Caravans, Campers, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers over 7.01 m length140150155
Motorcycles & Scooters253540
BicyclesFree of charge Free of chargeFree of charge

(Timetables, Passenger and Vehicle Fares – updated on January 2020)

As this is an overnight ferry crossing, it is advisable to book the cabin or seat well in advance. Also, make sure you wear suitable clothing and footwear.

On the deck of the Bari to Durres ferry
On the deck of the Bari to Durres ferry

Boarding the ferry

  • Carefully check where is the exact location of the ferry terminal (see map and address below)
  • Make sure you arrive in the right terminal at least 2 hours prior to departure. Bear in mind that check-in office in Bari is about 10 min walk from the ferry embarkation point which is in Molo San Vito.
  • Have your travel documents ready for border crossings
  • If you booked a cabin, you would need to check in on the ferry reception where you will collect your cabin keys. For deck passengers, it is not required. Just proceed to ferry lounge/seating area.

Boarding in Bari Ferry Port

Ferry port in Bari from which all ferries to Durres are departing and arriving is located in the centre of the city. Address: Molo San Vito, Porto di Bari, Bari, Italy; adspmam.it/i-porti/porto-di-bari/ +39 080 5788511 – see more info about Bari ferry port

Ventouris Ferries docking in Durres
Ventouris Ferries docking in Durres

Boarding in Durres Ferry Port

Ferry port in Durres from which all ferries to Bari are departing and arriving is located in the centre of the city. Address: Rruga Pavaresia 66, Durrës, Albania; apdurres.com.al +355 69 609 6400 – see more info about Durres Ferry port

Video – Durres to Bari car ferry

F/B Rigel III (Ventouris Car Ferry)

Journey Map

The alternative crossing is Bari to Saranda