Brindisi to Vlora (Vlorë) Ferry
Brindisi to Vlora (Vlorë) ferry is run by 2 ferry companies – European Ferries, Red Star and A-Ships Management. It sails all year round, 6 days per week, with no Sunday sailings. The journey lasts between 5 and 7 hours, depending on the route. It is daytime as well as an overnight ferry crossing. The distance between Brindisi and Vlore is 72 nautical miles.
A very popular ferry route connecting Italy with Albania is recently improved with the introduction of a new, faster and more comfortable ferry boat Prince. Here are the schedules, booking and prices:
Schedules and timetables
- Monday to Saturday daily timetable, no Sunday departures
- Departures from Brindisi to Vlora is an overnight ferry while Vlora to Brindisi is day time car ferry crossing.
The usual timetable is a departure from Brindisi at 23:30 arrival the following morning in Vlora at 06:25. Departure from Vlora at 14:00 and arrival in Brindisi at 19:00. Make sure you check carefully the latest schedules for your particular dates – here.
Deck and Cabin Prices
|Deck and Cabin Fares||Low season (EUR)||Mid Season (EUR)||High Season (EUR)|
|LUX||2/3/4 bed outside cabin with shower & WC|
|A||2/3/4 bed outside cabin with shower & WC||68||68||68|
|AB||2/3/4 bed inside cabin with shower & WC|
|CB||2/3/4 bed inside cabin with shower & WC (lower deck)||61||61||61|
|B||2/3/4 bed outside without facilities|
|BB||2/3/4 bed inside without facilities|
|C||2/3/4 dormitories without facilities (lower deck)|
- See info about ferry cabins and which one to choose
|Cars, Minibus, Caravans Prices||Low season (EUR)||Mid-season (EUR)||High season (EUR)|
|Cars & SUVs||54||54||54|
|Caravans, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers up to 3.00 m length|
|Minibuses, Caravans, Campers, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers from 3.01 m to 5.00 m length||54||54||54|
|Minibuses, Caravans, Campers, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers from 5.01 m to 7.00 m length||62||62||62|
|Minibuses, Caravans, Campers, Baggage trailers, Boat trailers over 7.01 m length||78||78||78|
|Motorcycles & Scooters||22||22||22|
(Timetables, Passenger and Vehicle Fares)
It is advisable to book the cabin or seat well in advance and wear suitable clothing and footwear, especially for overnight crossings.
Boarding the ferry
- Check where is the exact location of the ferry terminal (see map and address below)
- Arrive at the departure terminal at least 2 hours prior to departure.
- Have your travel documents ready for border crossings
- If you booked a cabin, you have to check in at the ferry reception where you also pick up your cabin keys. Deck passengers proceed to the ferry lounge/deck space.
Brindisi Ferry Port
The Ferry port in Brindisi from which all ferries to Vlora are departing and arriving is situated about 4 km from the main train station and 8 km away from the Salento airport.
Address: E90, 72100 Pedagne BR, Porto di Brindisi, Italy; Giovanna di Bulgaria, Viale Regina Margherita, 72100 Brindisi BR, Italy http://www.porto.br.it/ +39 0831 522203
Vlora (Vlorë) Ferry Port
The Ferry port in Vlora from which all ferries to Brindisi are departing and arriving is located in the centre of the town. Address: Vlorë, Albania; GPS: 40.452436, 19.483483 ; www.portivlore.com +355 33 409 700
Brindisi to Vlora ferry Map
The distance between Brindisi to Vlora is approximately 72 nautical miles or 133 km.
You can usually take this ferry 6-7 times a week, once per day, depending on the season.
The travel time of this ferry route is around 7 hours. Add extra time for check-in and boarding/border crossing procedures. How long in advance you need to be in the port is written on your ticket or on the ferry operator’s website.
This ferry route is currently operated by Red Star, European Ferries and A-Ships Management
The alternative ferry crossings are Brindisi to Sarande, Bari to Durres & Ancona to Durres.