Igoumenitsa Ferry Port
Igoumenitsa ferry port and cruise terminal are situated in the bay of Thesprotia in northern Greece, at the waterfront, within walking distance from the center of Igoumenitsa town.
Car ferries to and from Italy, as well as local ferries to and from Corfu (Kerkyra) and Paxos island, arrive and depart from here. From here you can get a direct international overnight crossing to Italy, short crossings to Greek islands, for further connections within Greece and across the Mediterranean.
The alternative international ferry ports are in Corfu, Patras, Sami, and Zakynthos.
Ferry Crossings to and from Igoumenitsa
Here is a table with details of all ferry crossings to and from Igoumenitsa. You can sail from here to Venice, Ancona, Bari, and Brindisi in Italy and to some Greek islands.
|Ferry Crossings||Country||Ferry Company||Frequency per week||Crossing Duration||Booking|
|Igoumenitsa – Venice||Greece – Italy||Anek Superfast & Minoan Lines||1 – 2||25 – 27 hours||get price|
|Igoumenitsa – Ancona||Greece – Italy||Anek Superfast & Minoan Lines||4||16 hours||get price|
|Igoumenitsa – Bari||Greece – Italy||Anek Superfast & Ventouris Ferries||daily||9 – 11 hrs||get price|
|Igoumenitsa – Brindisi||Greece – Italy||European Seaways / Grimaldi Lines||daily||7-9 hours||get price|
|Corfu & Paxos||Greece||Kerkyra Lines/ Corfu Seaways||daily||1 hr 30 minutes||get prices|
Getting To Igoumenitsa Ferry Port
Getting to Igoumenitsa ferry port and passenger terminal is fairly straightforward: The passenger terminal is situated very close to the bus station. There are no train connections. The nearest airport is in Corfu. A wide road network connects Igoumenitsa with all the major cities in Greece including Athens that is 470 km away.
How to get from Corfu Airport to Igoumenitsa
The nearest airport to Igoumenitsa is Corfu Airport (CFU). It is about 3 km away from the Corfu ferry terminal. It will take you about 10 minutes to reach the ferry port by either a bus shuttle service or a local taxi. There are several times a day ferry to Igoumenitsa. The ferry crossing, that crosses the channel, lasts just about 1 hour and 30 minutes. For detailed info see the Corfu ferry port page.
Getting from the bus station to ferry terminal
The bus station is situated within a ferry terminal. In just a few steps you will get to the ferry passenger terminal. Look for KTEL buses sign. (see below map)
Luggage Storage in Igoumenitsa Ferry Port
There are a luggage storage / lockers within the ferry terminal itself in the Central Passenger Terminal. They charge 2 to 3 euro per bag per either day or half day – more info here: olig.gr/en/
Check-in, ticket office, ferry boarding
- get to the ferry port at least 2 hrs prior to your departure
- get your boarding pass in the ferry check-in office
- you will pass the immigration procedure just before the boarding
- for an orientation around the area, follow the well-placed and clear signs
Parking in Igoumenitsa ferry port
Parking near the port is easy if you are just dropping or picking up someone. For a longer stay, you can either use off street parking or within the terminal itself in the long stay parking lots. There are several parking lots nearby, see the map here. The nearest one is within the port itself.
Port Map – Igoumenitsa Ferry Terminal
- address: Central Ferry Terminal, New Port, Igoumenitsa, Greece
- More info, ferry arrivals & docking: olig.gr
- GPS Location: 39.48926, 20.25828
- Check location in the large map
Hotels near Igoumenitsa ferry port – Where to stay
The nearest and most convenient places to stay with easy access to the port are here.
What to do while waiting for the ferry
- walk along the waterfront to the town and visit the local Archeological Museum that is situated on about 25 minutes walk from the ferry port. For detailed info check its home page: igoumenitsamuseum.gr
An aerial video of the port, cruise, and ferry terminal showing with ferries docking in, passenger terminal, border control, parking with additional facilities. The town is in the background. Another video is here
- more ferry travel tips
- Check the large map of all Greece – Italy – Greece ferry crossing routes- here