Vlora (Vlorë) Ferry Port

Vlora (Vlore) Ferry Port, Albania is nested inside the very large bay at the very sea promenade. Car ferries to and from Brindisi, Italy arrive and depart from this spot. For time being, this is the only direct international crossing. From here, you can cross to Italy and get other ferries further to Greece, Croatia and beyond. The alternative international ferry ports are in Durres and Saranda.

Vlora (Vlorë) Ferry Crossings

Here is a table with details of all ferry crossings to and from Vlora (Vlore). From here, you can sail to Brindisi in Italy. Here are the details:

Ferry CrossingsCountryFerry CompanyFrequency per WeekCrossing DurationBooking
Vlora (Vlorë) to BrindisiItalyEuropean Seaways & European Ferries & Red Star Ferries7 – 164-6 hours get price
Approach to ferry port in Vlore, Albania
Approach to ferry port in Vlore, Albania

Getting To Vlora (Vlorë) Ferry port

The easiest way to reach the port is by local bus or taxi. It is very likely that the port is within the walking distance from your accommodation. If you are driving, see the parking info below. There is a regular bus service in the town.

iBus Albania app which is available for iOS and Android shows bus timetables and locations in major cities in the country. Among its main features are bus routes for each city including Vlora, stations of each line as well as the times when the bus passes that station, the nearest stations based on your location, and points of interest near your location. Taxis are also widely available.

Port Address

Address:  Ferry Passenger Terminal, Rruga Irakli Pylli, Vlorë, Albania; web: portivlore.com +355 33 409 700

Parking in Vlora (Vlorë) ferry port

If you are picking up or dropping off at the ferry terminal then there are parking bays directly outside the terminal for this purpose. There are no long-stay car parks near the terminal. Hotels offer free parking.

Luggage Storage in Vlora (Vlorë) Ferry Port

The left-luggage office that offers luggage storage facilities is in Rruga Çamëria, Vlorë in a small local tourist info agency.

Check-in, ticket office, ferry boarding

  • arrive at the ferry port at least 2 hrs prior to your departure
  • check-in at the terminal check-in office
  • the immigration procedure is just before the boarding exit
Views over the city and sea
Views over the city and sea

Hotels near Vlora (Vlorë) ferry port – Where to stay

There are plenty of accommodation options near the ferry terminal. The best option is to stay in one of the hotels along the seafront promenade Lungo Mare – Vlorë, featuring a beach and numerous restaurants and bars. The sea views are great. The only downside is potential noise from the passing by traffic. Check what is available, and use the map view for location details.

The hotel terrace and beach detail
The hotel terrace and beach detail

Port Map – Vlora (Vlorë) Ferry Terminal


Here is a video of the town’s sea waterfront and a bay with views over the ferry terminal in the background. At the very beginning of the video, you can see the ferry terminal with two ferries docking in the port.