Ancona to Split Ferry

The Ancona Split ferry route connects Italy with Croatia and is currently operated by 3 ferry companies. SNAV operate their crossing up to 7 times per week, Blueline 7 times per week & the Jadrolinija service is available up to 4 times per week.

There are a combined 18 sailings available per week on the Ancona Split crossing between Italy and Croatia and with 3 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Route and port details

Ancona to Split Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Italy to Croatia page.

Ancona - Split Ferry Operators

  • SNAV
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 10 hr 45 min
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  • Blueline
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 10 hr 45 min
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  • Jadrolinija
    • 4 Sailings Weekly 10 hr 31 min
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Average Ancona Split Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Ancona Split route is a car and 2 passengers.

Ancona Split Ferry reviews

  • "Shabby and old fashioned, but adequate "

    Ship interior was quite old and somewhat shabby, but everything worked all right. Breakfast adequate.

    'Aleksei' travelled Ancona Split with Jadrolinija on Zadar

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  • "Ferry crossing"

    Great crossing and had a pleasant surprise with the unexpected complementary breakfast that came with the bunk room. I was impressed by the service. Good value for money.

    'Ilana' travelled Ancona Split with Jadrolinija on Marko Polo

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  • "A pleasant journey"

    We came by motorcycle and enjoyed a really pleasant journey. We found the ship had a fine cabin, really good food and a friendly and helpful crew No doubt we will be back. PS! Observe that at Ancona, the check-in and loading/boarding is at different places. The split is at the last roundabout.

    'Jan Egil' travelled Ancona Split with Blueline on Regina della Pace

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  • "Crossing the deep"

    Travelling on board the Regina della Pace has proved to be an eventful experience. The ship departed as scheduled allowing us to view a magical sunset as we left the port. The staff were attentive and professional in their delivery of service. I explored the vessel and all its offering from quiet cabins to sun deck meeting points. All in all the crossing was smooth..

    'Anne' travelled Ancona Split with Blueline on Regina della Pace

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Ancona Guide

Located in the Marche region of Italy, the city of Ancona is located around 280 km to the north east of Rome and is situated on the Adriatic Sea coast between the slopes of two extremities of the promontory of Monte Conero, Monte Astagno and Monte Guasco. The city's port is popular with passenger traffic and is one of the main ports on the Adriatic Sea. There are many things to see and do in the city. The city's cathedral, Ancona Cathedral, is dedicated to Judas Cyriacus and was consecrated dating the 11th century and completed in 1189. The cathedral is characterised by its dodecagonal dome over the centre, which was altered by Margaritone d'Arezzo in 1270. The cathedral's exterior has a Gothic portal which is ascribed to Giorgio da Como (1228).

The city's port is popular for passengers travelling to countries surrounding the Adriatic Basin including Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Albania and Montenegro. Destinations available include Split, Rijeka, Zadar, Hvar, Dubrovnik, Bari, Patras and Igoumenitsa. Facilities in the port include a cafe, toilets and a small shop. There is also short term and long term parking available. There are also designated parking bays for disabled drivers.

Split Guide

The Croatian city of Split is located in Central Dalmatia, on the south western side of the country and has a picturesque setting lying on the shores of the Adriatic Sea. Split is an ancient port city that is centred around large Roman times Diocletian's Palace and has many bars, restaurants and cafes to cater for the large numbers of visitors it welcomes each year. In addition to its huge palace and Old Town which is full of ancient buildings and palaces, the city's harbour setting provides an added bonus for visitors as it provides additional facilities to enjoy.

The mountains behind the city provide a lovely backdrop to the city which faces the Adriatic Sea. The city itself doesn't have any beaches but Bacvice Beach is conveniently located nearby and is frequently very busy during the summer months. Other popular beaches are Kasjuni Cove to the west, Zlatani Rat Beach on Barc Island, and Poctocine Beach on Bol Island which is also a good destination for windsurfing, scuba diving and sunbathing.

Ferries operating from the city's port depart to Ancona, Pescara, Rijeka , Korcula, Dubrovnik and Mljet.