There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Italy to Croatia. Ferries currently connect 3 ports in Italy with 7 ports in Croatia.
There are a combined number of 48 ferry crossings each week across a selection of 10 ferry routes which are operated by 4 ferry companies including Venezia Lines, SNAV, Blueline & Jadrolinija with the shortest crossing taking around 2 hours 45 minutes (Venice to Porec).
This is a general summary of the services on offer between Italy and Croatia, 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 popular destination of Croatia can be found in Southeastern Europe, across the Adriatic Sea from Italy.
With its warm summers, mild winters, perfect beaches, idyllic islands and diverse cities, is it’s easy to see why the number of visitors to Croatia increase every year.
Croatia and its islands are easily reached by ferry with many companies and routes on offer to suit most geographical needs.
If you’re travelling via Northern Italy and without a vehicle then there are seasonal high speed catamaran sailings from Venice to a large number of destinations on the coast of Istria available.
If you are travelling with a vehicle or your destination is further south then you’ll need to sail from Ancona, Pescara or Bari. The crossings are regular and operated by modern ferries which the make the journey a relaxing and pleasurable experience.