Patras to Ancona Ferry
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6 crossings weekly15 hr 45 min
Getting the best price for your Patras to Ancona ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Patras to Ancona. 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 Patras to Ancona 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 Patras to Ancona ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Patras to Ancona is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
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.
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.
22 Oct 2019Extremely disappointing
Extremely disappointed that Anek changed our booking to Blue Star Ferries on our return trip. It was a much inferior ship, bunk beds instead of a twin room, the tiniest, stuffy cabin and the rudest crew, especially at reception. The food was poor.
Review by R Kennan
28 Jul 2019Mini-cruise to Ancona.
Good smooth uncomplicated journey on a not full boat. Very clean. Staff attentive. The only addition I would like to see is a small cinema showing films for a small fee.
Review by FIONA
12 Aug 2018Pleasant, but buy food beforehand
The restaurants on board are not very good and there are no shops where you can buy any other food than chocolate, so if you want to eat some quality fruit or sandwiches. Buy them beforehand. Otherways, very nice trip on clean boat.
Review by ROBBERT BARUCH
29 Jul 2014Round trip by car from Greece to Holland
I believe that the cost for the trip is quite high. But again it is the only viable alternative if you want to go to Europe by car from Greece. The 21 hours of the overnight trip pass quickly. What I found annoying is the fact that the shipping company allows for very large families to occupy with their luggage, inflatable beds, food and other personal items, tables and parts of the boat for the whole trip. You will be lucky to find a place to sit around the pool area.
Review by Nick
19 Jun 2014Good Trip
I had a good trip with my family. The staff were very kind!
Review by Aleksandar Adamov
Patras to Ancona Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Patras to Ancona? 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 Patras to Ancona take?
The average journey time by ferry between Patras to Ancona is 22 hrs 32 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 Patras to Ancona travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Patras to Ancona is 19 hrs 30 min, with ANEK Superfast.
What time does the first ferry from Patras to Ancona leave?
The first ferry from Patras to Ancona leaves at 14:30 with ANEK Superfast. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Patras to Ancona leave?
The last ferry from Patras to Ancona leaves at 19:30 with Minoan Lines. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Patras to Ancona?
Ferries travelling from Patras to Ancona are operated by ANEK Superfast and Minoan Lines.
Looking for more information?
If you're looking for the return journey, check out Ancona to Patras.