Bari to Durres Ferry
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Cheap Bari to Durres prices
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Based on bookings travelling this week with a car.
Getting the best price for your Bari to Durres ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Bari to Durres. 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 Bari to Durres 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 Bari to Durres ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Bari to Durres is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
The whole region of Bari is scattered with various interesting places to see. Basilica di San Nicola, The church of St. Sabinus (built in Byzantine style), Petruzzelli Theatre (a grand opera house), and Castello Svevo (The Norman-Hohenstaufen Castle) are just a few of these attractions.
The port of Durres is located in the heart of the city, which is approximately 39 from Tirana. The port of Durres is Albania's largest sea port and offers great links to Italy - the best way to book these ferries is here, through AFerry
Durres is one of Albania's oldest cities and was founded as a Greek colony in 627 B.C. Since then, the city has grown and expanded while preserving monuments of the ancient city. Now Durres is the second largest and one of the most economically developed cities in Albany due to the large port that allows trading in the Adriatic Sea.
The recent construction of a motorway that links Durres with Tirana has cut down the travelling time to the capital to only 30 minutes. Tirana is also accessible by train, between Durres and Tirana there is a frequent and cheap rail service.
Durres has a Mediterranean climate that makes it a popular summer holiday destination for local and foreign tourists. Tourists can enjoy beautiful sandy beaches and clear Adriatic seawater at the beaches of Durres and Currilave.
Some important buildings and museum worth visiting in Durres include the Museum of History, the Archaeological Museum, the Philharmonic orchestra, the Puppet Theatre, the Estrada Theatre as well as the Main library and The Cultural Centre with the "Aleksander Moisiu" Theatre.
As one of Albania's oldest cities, Durres also has many important historical sites, such as the Venetian Tower and the Medieval Town Walls. If you prefer being outdoors, Durres has numerous parks and flower gardens; on the hills of the city there is an open theatre too. Durres has long, beautiful beaches and nearby can be found the well-known beach resort of Durres Plazh.
03 May 2019Great trip
A little confusing at check it, online bookings are swapped for tickets at the far end of the port (requiring bus transfer) and then check in for the boat at another terminal. A bus is taken to a 3rd terminal where the boat leaves from after passport control. The boat was very punctual departing right on time and arriving a little early in to the destination. Staff pleasant on board, didn't sample the onboard catering, only a beer or two which was well priced.
Review by Mark
29 Dec 2018Terrible
The ferry departed 6 hours later than scheduled. The cabin for 4 people smaller than 9 square meters, we had to sleep with the door open. The staff more than arrogants. All they care is taking your money.
Review by Anon
09 Aug 2018The worst ferrry experience
It was time to go on board the ADRIA FERRIES . We went on board with a car We couldn't even go to the stairs as cars were blocking the way. We went upstairs again chaos, people sleeping in the corridors , shouting staff etc. We found a seat and got stuck there waiting to depart for just under 3 hours delay. So yeah 3 hours delay. We werent happy as noone was explaining to us why is such a delay. I went to the Reception to find out and funny the lady told i dont have time now go to garage where the car is located and find out. Was shocking . I insisted and at the time the sort manager came and i asked her the same . She simply told me its too many cars so go as we busy. That was it. So this Adria ferries they keep lots of people waiting just so they can squeeze as much as possible. Even though i should have been looked after with meals on board up to a certain amount from the ticket back refund i just got the most arrogant attitude. Never again
Review by FITIM PIRA
18 Jun 2017some remarks of voyage,vacation.
Ship was in delay.bad organisation of loading,too much noise on board.
Review by CAPATANA ANTON RADU
21 Oct 2014Great value ferry
I travelled as a foot passenger to Albania Durres 23:00-08:00. Great adventure, turn up at Bari port, get on free bus to ticket office to collect pre booked tickets, get on bus and return, go through customs then on minibus to ship. Walk on ship collect cabin key, find cabin (small and comfortable no frills). Beer in the lounge then bed. Wake up in morning on deck for a cigarette and a great view of Albania. All no problems and staff very friendly and helpful. This is a great value for money way to travel, Don't expect the ritz if your a bit posh, but for me who travels very light on foot it was great.
Review by john smith
Bari to Durres Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Bari to Durres? 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 Bari to Durres take?
The average journey time by ferry between Bari to Durres is 9 hrs 30 min. 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 Bari to Durres travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Bari to Durres is 8 hrs, with Adria Ferries.
What time does the first ferry from Bari to Durres leave?
The first ferry from Bari to Durres leaves at 12:00 with Ventouris Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Bari to Durres leave?
The last ferry from Bari to Durres leaves at 23:59 with Ventouris Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Bari to Durres?
Ferries travelling from Bari to Durres are operated by Adria Ferries, Grandi Navi Veloci and Ventouris Ferries.
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If you're looking for the return journey, check out Durres to Bari.