Venice to Umag Ferry

Venice to Umag Ferry route runs in July and August only, sailing once a week. The ferry crosses the North Adriatic Sea from Italy to Istria in Croatia. The journey lasts 3.5 hours. The route is run by Adriatic Lines (Kompas) ferry company. This summer fast ferry crossing links Venice in Italy with Umag in Croatia. The alternative route is Venice to Porec which is the more frequent one. Here are the schedules, bookings, and ticket prices.

sailing in adriatic sea
(see the return trip from Umag to Venice)

Schedules and timetables

Ferry RouteTime*Frequency
Departs Venice1 time per weeklate afternoon
– Arrives in Umag3.5 hours laterevening
*July & August only

How long is the ferry ride from Venice to Umag? The journey lasts 3.5 hours. The current timetable includes just one weekly late afternoon departure.

Venice to Umag Passenger Ferry

There is just one fast ferry serving the passenger ferry route from Venice to Umag. It’s run by the Croatian ferry company Adriatic Lines, with an expected journey time of about 3.5 hours. This ferry does not take cars but just foot passengers, luggage, bikes, and pets. The last passenger ferry departure from Venice is @ 4.30 pm, in July and August.

Ticket Prices

How much does the Venice to Umag ferry cost? Here is a table with current ticket prices:

Venice to Umag (one-way, adult single ticket)
Deck (Foot) Passengersfrom €74 to €84 euros (low and high season prices)
Bicycles€ 10 per bike
Pets (Dog, Cat, Bird)Free*
* conditions apply, small pets only

Boarding passenger ferry

Boarding is at the San Basilio Passenger ferry terminal (see location below) 60 minutes prior to departure. As this ferry is crossing the border between Italy and Croatia, have your travel documents ready. Once on board, leave your larger luggage in provided racks and proceed to the seating lounge.

Latest ferry from Venice to Umag

The latest ferry to reach Umag from Venice is at 4.30 pm.

Additional Notes

  • How to get from Venice to Umag? You can get there by passenger ferry or alternatively, a bus from Venice to Trieste, changing in Trieste for the bus to Umag. Another option is a flight from Venice to Pula (PUY) via Zagreb and from Pula, by bus to Umag.
  • There are no car ferries serving this route.
  • Bicycles are not traveling for free
  • No pets surcharge
  • Return tickets are not cheaper than two one-way options.
  • It is advisable to book your ticket in advance.
  • In case of bad weather and cancellation: If your ferry was canceled due to bad weather, you will be offered an alternative departure date.
  • wear comfortable cloth & footwear

Luggage on Board & Onboard Facilities

This route is served by Prince of Venice (or Angela) vessels, owned by Adriatic Lines which is an HSC ferry, a high-speed catamaran, comfortable & air-conditioned (video). You are allowed at least one piece of luggage with the extra charge for additional luggage (€ 5 per bag). 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, at seatings.

There is a snack/coffee bar on board and toilets are also available. No mobile and laptop charging sockets or USB ports are available in the passenger lounge. No WIFI access is provided – use mobile data instead. This is a non-smoking ferry.

Where to get tickets for the ferry from Venice to Umag

Booking is available online usually from January 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 at the boarding point in the San Basilio Passenger Terminal in Venice.

Venice to Umag Car Ferry

At the present, there are no car ferries serving this route. The alternative is to drive via Trieste to the Istrian peninsula (detailed map). The total driving time is about 2.5 hours (approx distance 211 km). On your way, you will cross the Italian, Slovenian, and Croatian borders.

Venice Ferry Terminal

The Venice ferry terminal from where the ferry to Umag departs is located in San Basilio Passenger Terminal, near the city center and very near the bus & train station. Venice is a car-free city, see details on how to get thereAddress: Venezia Terminal Passeggeri, San Basilio, Venezia, Italy (map)

Umag Ferry Terminal

The Umag ferry terminal where the ferry from Venice arrives is located on the town’s waterfront, about a 10-minute walk from the town’s bus station. Address: Ulica Dante Alighierija, 52470, Umag, Croatia; GPS: 45.43414, 13.51809 (map)

Journey Map

Here is a map that shows the ferry crossing:


Which ferry companies sail on Venice to Umag crossing?

This ferry route is currently operated by Adriatic Lines (Kompas)

How long does the Venice – Umag crossing take?

The travel time of this ferry route is 3.5 hours. Add extra time for check-in, boarding & border-crossing procedures (1 extra hour)

How often does the Venice – Umag ferry sail?

This ferry sails once a week in July and August.

What is the distance between Venice and Umag?

The shortest sea distance between Venice and Umag is 93 km (50 nautical miles) approximately.

Further travels by ferry

The nearest ferry port to Umag is Pula, from where you can get on the ferry to the Kvarner and Dalmatian islands. Other ferry options from Umag are not available.