There are 4 ferry routes operating between Italy and Albania offering you combined total of 58 sailings per week. Grandi Navi Veloci operates 1 route, Bari to Durres which runs 12 times weekly. Adria Ferries operates 3 routes, Bari to Durres runs 12 times per week, Ancona to Durres about 2 times weekly & Trieste to Durres about 1 time weekly. European Seaways operates 1 route, Brindisi to Vlora which runs 7 times weekly. Ventouris Ferries operates 1 route, Bari to Durres which runs 12 times weekly. Red Star Ferries operates 1 route, Brindisi to Vlora which runs 5 times weekly. European Ferries operates 1 route, Brindisi to Vlora which runs 7 times weekly.
As the frequency and duration of crossings on some routes varies we would advise that you do a live search for crossings from Italy to Albania to get the most up to date information.
Italy is home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. Together with Greece, it is known as the birthplace of Western culture.
Full of high art and monuments, almost every small village in Italy offers a few interesting locations. From the Roman ruins, Byzantine cities and Renaissance masterpieces to cobblestone streets, beautiful churches and wide variety of stunning beaches, Italy is a place that provides rare experiences that can never be overrated.
Italy is the ideal departure country for those travelling by ferry with numerous amazing destinations, many of them domestic on offer. With so many miles of coastline and famous islands to choose from, the list of destinations is truly unrivalled. In terms of international travel, Italy is connected to almost all of the countries in the Adriatic Sea as well as featuring numerous links to Greece, Tunisia and Spain.
The short island crossings are usually made with small passenger vessels while the longer international journeys are operated by luxurious cruise ferries.
The Republic of Albania is a country in South-eastern Europe sharing borders with Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Greece, with its coastline facing the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea. Due to this geographic location, the weather in Albania varies from North to South.
Tourism in Albania concentrates along the 450 km of coast on the Adriatic and Ionian Sea which presents beautiful pristine beaches and calm waters. Together with a handful of UNESCO Heritage sites and an exotic blend of traditions evolved over thousands of years, Albania has much to offer.