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 6 times per week, Blueline 7 times per week & the Jadrolinija service is available up to 4 times per week.

There are a combined 17 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
    • 6 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 15 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

  • "Nice trip from Italy to Croatia"

    We were returning to Croatia from Italy and booked this ship, the ship is big, clean, a lot to do if you can't sleep. As the trip is 11 hours overnight, we took the economy cabin, it was great, it has a shower, toillet and two bunk beds. The room is small, but very clean with everything you need, and the beds are really comfortable. The walls are thin so... The ship was very punctual, you can stay on the deck, there is a bar there, overall great trip..

    'Aurel' travelled Ancona Split with Blueline

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  • "Great staff, not so great food "

    The staff was excellent, helped us with changing cabins without any extra charge. The breakfast was terrible though, the whitest bread alive and the most bland juice I've ever had.

    'Adam' travelled Ancona Split with Jadrolinija

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  • "Nice Boat"

    Nice staff, boat and cabin. Would recommend. Only complaint you cannot buy cigarettes on board...

    'David' travelled Ancona Split with Blueline

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  • "Great way to get from Italy to SPlit"

    The Ferry ride was great. The ferry was large and comfortable and great value for money.

    'Deborah' travelled Ancona Split with Jadrolinija

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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.