Ancona to Patras Ferry
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Cheap Ancona to Patras prices
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Based on bookings travelling this week with a car.
Getting the best price for your Ancona to Patras ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Ancona to Patras. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Ancona to Patras route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Ancona to Patras ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Ancona to Patras is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
Ancona became one of the major ports of the Adriatic between the thirteenth and fourteenth century, second only to Venice. However, in later years Ancona, like other Italian towns, became the scene of many battles connected to the wars of independence, and was also the target of foreign occupations, including the massive air bombing campaigns during World War II, which destroyed whole areas of Ancona, and badly damaged the port.
A settlement can be dated back at least 4,000 years where the centre of modern day Patras now stands. However, despite this ancient heritage, Patras is very much a modern city: it was the first city in Greece to introduce electric trams and was named European Capital of Culture in 2006.
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Review by FAROUK AL MASRI
11 Sep 2018Booking Anek ferry
Easy and excellent booking features on this site
Review by TIZIANA MOROSETTI
09 Jul 2016Expensive cabins and poor wifi
The overall booking and check in process was good however, when you compared the cost of the cabin it was two times the cost of the ferry. It was 247 euros and the last ferry trip only days earlier on another ferry was £85 for a 24 hour trip. When I was on board I again questioned the cost and it was the same 247 euros and there were spare cabins and after talking to several people in the restaurant they would not pay this amount out of principle so these cabins were left and not used. Surely from a business prospective it would have been better to drop the price and sell out all the cabins.The other issue was the wifi, it was very poor and not worth the money as I failed to send some important emails to work, this needs to be looked at. Apart from that most of the staff were very friendly except the people at the reception especially the lady who was very impolite and needs customer relation training. I will be happy to use this service again and also recommend it to others.
Review by Mr Tyler
04 Jul 2016Average ferry, average service
Older ferry, average or below average in just about everything. Needs to be well cleaned. Service not that great though you can understand it given the feral nature of summer ferry passengers. But, really, you would think that someone would remove those sleeping at the entrance of the deck or restaurant. And frankly waiters should not be calling out to one another in the restaurant. But we got there safe, which ultimately is what counts.
Review by Anon
14 Oct 2014Sue's trip to Athens
Very relaxing, plenty of room to roam about in, choice of bars/restaurants all good. Views gently slipping by, in amongst the Greek Islands as we made our way towards Patras. Ship not too crowded. The reclining chair zone was also not too busy, so I could sleep full-length on the floor, with my sleeping bag. Would have preferred the arrival time to be stated as local, had a strange hour at the bus station one hour behind everybody else!
Review by Anon
Ancona to Patras Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Ancona to Patras? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.
How long does the ferry from Ancona to Patras take?
The average journey time by ferry between Ancona to Patras is 22 hrs. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How fast does the ferry from Ancona to Patras travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Ancona to Patras is 18 hrs 30 min, with ANEK Superfast.
How much does the ferry from Ancona to Patras cost?
The cheapest ferry ticket price from Ancona to Patras found by AFerry customers recently is £312, travelling with ANEK Superfast on Friday, 24 July 2020. Prices also vary depending on the date and time of travel.
What time does the first ferry from Ancona to Patras leave?
The first ferry from Ancona to Patras leaves at 13:30 with ANEK Superfast. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Ancona to Patras leave?
The last ferry from Ancona to Patras leaves at 19:00 with Minoan Lines. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Ancona to Patras?
Ferries travelling from Ancona to Patras are operated by ANEK Superfast and Minoan Lines.
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If you're looking for the return journey, check out Patras to Ancona.