Board on the ferry from Patras to Italy, an important port and the third largest city in Greece, gateway to the West and get ready for unique experiences!
Patras is the largest city in the Peloponnese, the capital of Achaia in Western Greece and the third largest city in Greece, after Athens and Thessaloniki. It is an important urban center and has one of the largest ports in Greece, at a hub, which is an important channel of communication with Italy and the European West, important both in terms of transport and trade. The city has a rich and long history, and today it is a modern large city with significant industrial and commercial activity, with its port being one of the most important in Greece and the main gateway to the West.
Italy is a region in southern Europe, on the Apennine peninsula. Its unique shape, resembling a kicking boot, makes it easy to identify on maps or even from space.
The Adriatic Sea borders the peninsula to the east, the Sicilian Sea to the south, the Ionian Sea to the south-east, the Ligurian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west; all these seas are part of the Mediterranean.
Depart for the beautiful country of Italy and book your ferry tickets in advance as this destination is one of the most visited cities in Europe.
Patras to Italy ferry distance
The ferry distance between the port of Patra and Italy is approximately 473.48 miles.
The Patra to Italy ferry distance varies depending on the Italian port of arrival.
Patras to Italy ferry schedule
The ferry schedules from Patra to Italy vary according to seasonality and the ships connect the major Italian ports with the important port and the third largest city in Greece.
The available routes operated by different shipping companies are:
- Patras to Bari ferry usually runs weekly during the summer months. The distance of 284 nautical miles. The travel duration for this ferry route is approximately 15 hours
- Patras to Venice the ferry time is between 32 and 34 hours, the route connects Northern Italy with Western Greece and operates all year round with 2 to 3 departures per week and usually with midday departures
- Patras to Ancona route, usually a seasonal ferry with an overnight journey, connects one of the most important ports in the Adriatic Sea. Ancona and Patras runs all year round with 1-2 ferry crossings per day
Patras to Italy ferry duration
The Patras Ancona ferry duration is around 19hrs 30min to 22hrs 30minutes.
The sailing duration depends on each ferry operator.
Ferry Types from Patra to Italy
The type of ferries operating from Patra to Italy are large conventional ferries offering a wide variety of accommodation options on board, as well as vehicle transport. They are suitable for all needs from the most economical solutions, such as deck or airline type armchairs, to comfortable cabins of all categories for a comfortable journey for both night and day crossings.
Tips for your trip from Patras to Italy
The Patra to Italy ferry route provides early booking discounts and special offers, so we recommend you to visit our booking engine to find the best option for your budget
We suggest you to be at least 2 hours prior to the departure at the port for check in and embarkation procedure ,especially if you are traveling with a vehicle
As the trip from Patra to Italy is long , for a relaxed and comfortable overnight journey we recommend you to book a cabin through our booking system easy and simple
Patras port is close to the city center. For details about transportation option take a look at our booking system
For more information on how to have access to Italy or Patras port visit our dedicated pages respectively
By using local ferries from the port of Patras, you can visit other ports in Ionian, such as Ithaca and Kefalonia