Mali Losinj to Trieste Ferry

Mali Losinj to Trieste Ferry is a seasonal ferry route that operates from June to September, sailing 2 times per week. The ferry crosses from Kvarner Gulf in Croatia to the Gulf of Trieste in Italy. The journey lasts about 4 hours. The route is run by Liberty Lines ferry company. This fast ferry crossing connects Mali Losinj (island of Losinj), Croatia with the port of Trieste in Italy. Here are the schedules, ticket prices, and facilities.

(see the return trip from Trieste to Mali Losinj)

Schedules and timetables

Ferry RouteTime*Frequency
Departs Mali Losinj2 times per weekmid-afternoon
– Arrives in Trieste4 hours laterearly evening
*June to September only

How long is the ferry ride from Mali Losinj to Trieste? The journey usually lasts 4 hours (depending on the route). The current timetable includes just one daily afternoon departure up to 2 times per week.

Mali Losinj to Trieste Passenger Ferry

There is just one fast ferry serving the passenger ferry route from Mali Losinj to Trieste. Run by the Italian ferry company Liberty Lines, the expected journey time of about 4 hours. This ferry does not take cars. They take just foot passengers, luggage, bikes, and pets. The last passenger ferry departure from Mali Losinj is @ 4 pm on Mondays and Fridays, from June to September arriving in Trieste at 8 pm.

Ticket Prices

How much does the Mali Losinj to Trieste ferry cost? Here is a table with current ticket prices:

Mali Losinj  → Trieste (one-way, adult single ticket)
Deck (Foot) Passengers€35 euros (€53 euros for adult return)
Bicycles€3 euros
Pets (Dog, Cat, Bird)Free*
* conditions apply, small pets only

Boarding passenger ferry

Get to the ferry terminal in Mali Losinj at least 60 minutes prior to departure. As this ferry is crossing the border between Croatia and Italy, have your travel documents ready for identification, customs, and passport control at the boarding point. At the boarding point, you may get a boarding card (or just show your emailed ticket) and after that, proceed to passport control. Once on board, leave your larger luggage in provided racks and take your seat in the lounge.

Latest ferry from Mali Losinj to Trieste

The latest ferry to reach Trieste from Mali Losinj is at 16:00 on Monday & Friday arriving in Trieste at 20:00

Notes (Important to know)

  • How to get from Mali Losinj to Trieste? You can get there by this passenger fast ferry or alternatively, by fast ferry to Rijeka (by Jadrolinija) and by bus from there to Trieste (1.5-hour ride)
  • There are no car ferries serving this route.
  • Bicycles are not traveling for free but it is very cheap to carry bikes on this route
  • No Pets surcharges
  • Return tickets are cheaper than two one-way options (see above price table)
  • It is advisable to book your ticket in advance for July & August departures
  • In case of bad weather and cancellation: If your ferry was canceled due to bad weather, you will be offered an alternative departure date.
  • see wear suitable clothing

Onboard Facilities, Food & Drink & Luggage on Board

The ferries that serve this route are HSC ferries – high-speed hydrofoils or catamarans, comfortable & air-conditioned. You are allowed two pieces of luggage with the extra charge for additional luggage. The larger luggage is held on the racks at the entrance of the ferry. The racks look similar to racks on trains. The crew helps with luggage. Your hand luggage you keep next to you, in the lounge.

The facilities include a snack/coffee bar on board selling hot and cold drinks, crisps, and sandwiches. Onboard toilets are also available. The ferries have no mobile and laptop charging sockets or USB ports in the passenger lounge. None of the ferries has WIFI access (use your mobile data instead). All ferries are non-smoking.

Where to get tickets for the ferry from Mali Losinj to Trieste

Booking is available online usually from March of the current year. Your ticket is emailed to you with a bar code which is scanned when you get on the ferry. Buying tickets in advance guarantee you place on the ferry. Alternatively, on the day of travel, if any of the places are still available for the ferry crossing, you can buy a ticket 1.5 hours prior to departure at the boarding point at the ferry terminal in Mali Losinj.

Mali Losinj to Trieste Car Ferry

At the present, there are no car ferries on this route. Your driving option is to drive to Cres Island and cross by car ferry from Porozina to Brestova, and drive from there to Trieste (map). The total driving time is about 3.5 hours (approx distance 185 km). On your way, you will cross the Croatian, Slovenian, and Italian borders.

Mali Losinj Ferry Terminal

The Mali Losinj ferry terminal from where the ferry to Trieste departs is located in the center of the town’s deep bay, and a short walk from the bus station. Address: Ulica Lošinjskih brodograditelja, 51550 Mali Losinj, Losinj Island, Croatia; GPS: 44.53801, 14.46422 (map)

Trieste Ferry Terminal

The Trieste ferry terminal where the ferry from Mali Losinj arrives is located in Molo 4 Passenger Terminal, close to the city center, bus & train station. Address: Trieste Terminal Passeggeri, Molo 4, Italy (map)

Journey Map

This is the map that shows the ferry route:

Further travels by ferry

Upon arrival in Trieste, you can get on the overnight ferry further south to Durres in Albania from where you can travel to Greece.


How long does the Mali Losinj – Trieste crossing take?

The travel time of this ferry route is around 4 hours. Add extra time for check-in and boarding/border crossing procedures. How long in advance you need to be present is written on your ticket or on the Liberty Line’s website.

What is the distance between Mali Losinj and Trieste?

The distance between Mali Losinj & Trieste is about 118 miles or 190 km.

How often does the Mali Losinj – Trieste ferry sail?

You can usually take this ferry twice a week just once a day

Which companies run Mali Losinj to Trieste ferry crossing?

This ferry route is currently operated by just one company: Liberty Lines