Brindisi to the Ionian Islands Ferry
There are currently 3 ferry routes connecting Brindisi and the Ionian Islands, with services from Brindisi to Corfu, Sami and Zante. On average, there are a combined number of 2 crossings each day between Brindisi and the Ionian Islands, which are operated by European Seaways and Red Star Ferries. The shortest crossing between Brindisi and the Ionian Islands is to Corfu with European Seaways and takes around 8 hours, while the longest crossing is to Zante with Red Star Ferries and takes approximately 17 hours.
The above information is a basic summary on the services between Brindisi and the Ionian Islands. We recommend using our Ferry Search to find live ferry information and the latest prices.
Brindisi in Italy's Apulia region in Italy's heel is easy to reach by car and one of the most popular ports for ferries for Greece and its Ionian islands including Corfu. Due to it's natural harbour, Brindisi has long been one of Italy's most important ports, however, Brindisi is also well worth a visit.
Brindisi has a long history and actually belonged to Greece until the middle of the third century. Today, the centre is home to the impressive fortress built by Emperor Frederick II as well as wide, palm-tree lined boulevards, a redeveloped seafront promenade with restaurants and bars, stunning Baroque churches and a cathedral. So if you were thinking of spending a few days here before or after you ferry journey, don't hesitate.
About the Ionian Islands
The Ionian Islands are situated off the west coast of Greece, and comprise the islands of Kefalonia, Kythira, Corfu, Zakynthos (Zante), Lefkada, Paxi and Ithaka. These beautiful Greek Islands have a rich and colourful history. The past occupation of the British and the French has given the islands a distinct feel that is quite different to the other Greek archipelagos.
The islands are famed for their clear blue waters, long beautiful sandy beaches enclosed by cliffs, quaint villages and a stunning countryside. Each Ionian island has it's very own unique charm and between them, they have everything you could possibly want from a holiday in the Greek islands. Why not try island hopping to capture the essence of each island?