There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Italy to Albania. Ferries currently connect 4 ports in Italy with 2 ports in Albania.
There are a combined number of 36 ferry crossings each week across a selection of 5 ferry routes which are operated by 4 ferry companies including Adria Ferries, Ventouris Ferries, Red Star Ferries & European Ferries with the shortest crossing taking around 6 hours (Brindisi to Durres).
This is a general summary of the services on offer between Italy and Albania, for live information select from our Fare Search.
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 is 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.