Durres ferry port in Albania is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Bari & Ancona available. With a selection of up to 42 Sailings Weekly, the port of Durres connects Albania with Italy.
Sailing durations range from 8 hours on the Bari service to 16 hours on the Ancona service.
Although there is a brief summary on this page, as sailing information can vary based on time of year we’d advise you to get live sailing times and prices in our Durres fare search.
Durres is the second largest city in Albania and home to the country's most popular ferry port.
Located on the west coast of the country and about 30km west of the capital city, Durres ferry port is the ideal gateway between Albania and Italy and popular with tourists and commercial traffic.
This Adriatic port city has had services operated by numerous ferry companies over the years including to Ancona and Trieste but the connection with Bari seems to be the most popular.
As for Durres itself, the 10km of beach is an obvious draw for tourists and whilst it is crowded during the summer months, there is at least plenty of accommodtion available.
From Tirana: Take the motorway E852/SH3 and continue for about 12 Km then continue on the SH2 following signs for Durr-S. From the North-West, follow the E762/SH1 and then the SH2 to Durres. From the South West, head North West on the SH4, take the TIRAN/RINAS ramp and merge onto the SH2 and continuing for about 18 Km before taking the exit; at the first roundabout take the 2nd exit, at the second take the 1st exit onto the E852/SH3 and at the third one take the 2nd exit onto the SH2 to DURR-S; then continue for about 17Km to Durres.
Terminali Pasagjereve Durres, Rruga Doganes, Durrës 2000
If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Durres Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Durres Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!