There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Ionian Islands to Italy. Ferries currently connect 3 ports in Ionian Islands with 4 ports in Italy.
There are a combined number of 34 ferry crossings each week across a selection of 10 Ferry Routes which are operated by 5 ferry companies including European Seaways, Ventouris Ferries, Red Star Ferries, Anek Superfast & Liberty Lines with the shortest crossing taking around 2 hours 30 minutes (Corfu to Otranto).
This is a general summary of the services on offer between Ionian Islands and Italy, for live information select from our Fare Search.
The Ionians comprise seven Greek islands named Zakynthos, Ithaca, Corfu, Kefalonia, Lefkada, Paxi and Kythira scattered along the mainland’s west and south coasts.
With each island offering a distinct character, they’re a fantastic holiday destination for any kind of traveller. Some boast stunning Parisian-style architecture and blossoming food scenes, whilst others claim some of the country’s finest beaches and tallest mountains.
The Ionian Islands offer excellent diving and snorkelling opportunities too, as plenty of colourful fish and sea turtles can be seen beneath the turquoise waves. Also, superb museums and stunning palaces await inland, where you can learn all about the islands’ fascinating cultural history, so there’s plenty to see and do.
There is no shortage of sailing options from the Ionians as there are numerous routes available to both international and domestic destinations. With a wide range of ferry companies to choose from, it couldn’t be easier to sail from these beautiful Greek islands.
Italy is a boot-shaped peninsula situated in the Mediterranean Sea at the bottom of Western Europe, with the Tyrrhenian Sea to the West, Ionian Sea to the South and Adriatic Sea to the East.
Italy is the fifth most visited country in the world and contains more World Heritage Sites than any other country. Although Rome, Milan, Venice and Florence are the top tourist destinations in Italy, the country’s rich collections of art, culture and literature from many different periods and regions make it impossible to judge on where the most interesting location is.
With around four thousand miles of coastline, with countless gulfs, inlets, and long sandy beaches, Italy is truly adapted to the holiday lovers every need. Coastal cities with their sea resorts and awesome beaches are easily reachable by car with a variety of ferries and vessels large and small ready to sail you there.