Venezia Lines

Venezia Lines is a high-speed passenger ferry operator linking the North Adriatic coast of Italy with numerous locations on the northwest coast of Croatia, and Piran in Slovenia.

As their name suggests, Venezia Lines sails primarily from the Italian port of Venice, while services have, in the past, run from Rimini and Bari. Operating their first trip in 2003, Venezia Lines is now a leading company in the Adriatic Sea thanks to the backing of Virtu Ferries; they have since carried over a million passengers between Venice and the northern coasts of Croatia and Slovenia.

Running from April to October, Venezia Lines can carry around 300 passengers per trip, and with crossing durations of between 2 ½ and 4 hours, depending on the route, they are by far the fastest carrier linking the North Adriatic's ports, averaging a speed of about 35 knots. The 2 ships are air-cushion vessels called San Frangisk and San Pawl, combining all the advantages of hover crafts and catamarans, resulting in higher speeds, lower fuel consumption, less wave-making and higher manoeuvrability owing to the significant reduction of water resistance.

Use directferries.co.uk to find Venezia Lines timetables, prices and to book Venezia Lines ferry tickets. Looking for the lowest fares for your destination? Don’t worry, we’ll also compare Venezia Lines with alternative ferry companies.

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Venezia Lines Customer Reviews

  • "Venice trip"

    Booked this trip for my 50th birthday as always wanted to visit Venice on holiday for a week in pula Croatia the trip both ways was fantastic smooth and fast more like travelling on a plane with ever so slight turbulence, staff all very nice with options of various guided tours throughout the day excellent birthday was had thanks guys.

    'Dean' travelled with Venezia Lines

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  • "excellent service"

    This trip was fantastic, the crew made you feel welcome, everything was very organised and they went out of their way to help you - all done with a smile, cant recommend them enough. Thank you for an amazing adventure

    'Nela' travelled with Venezia Lines

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  • "Review of trip"

    Punctual and hassle free

    'Helen' travelled with Venezia Lines

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  • "Better than expected experience "

    Booked online via direct ferries for a ferry from Porec to Venice. We expected a simple journey on the ferry but was pleasantly surprised that guides gave an interesting presentation about the history of Venice and tips about the visit. The guides also offered various additional experiences (additional cost) and a free guided walk into St Marks Square and historical presentation. The guides were passionate about Venice and that showed through their enthusiasm.

    'Philip' travelled with Venezia Lines

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