Patras to Italy Ferry
There are currently 5 ferry routes connecting Patras and Italy, with services from Patras to Ancona, Bari, Brindisi, Trieste and Venice. On average, there are a combined number of 3 crossings each day between Patras and Italy, which are operated by ANEK Superfast, Grimaldi Lines and Minoan Lines. The shortest crossing is to Venice and takes around 8 hours 1 minutes, while the longest crossing is to Ancona and takes approximately 21 hours 30 minutes.
The above information is a basic summary on the services between Patras and Italy. We recommend using our Ferry Search to find live ferry information and the latest prices.
Patras, the third largest city in Greece, serves as the country's second most important 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.
Italy boasts a wealth of popular destinations and has something for everyone to enjoy.
Take a romantic gondola ride in Venice, see the ancient Colosseum in Rome, visit the leaning tower of Pisa, admire the many masterpieces in the Uffizi gallery of Florence or simply relax on one of the many beautiful beaches that can be found along Italy's miles of stunning coastline.
Florence is an often overlooked tourist destination. However, it is well worth a visit.The town was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and it still shows in the architecture of the city. There are many fine art galleries from famous artists - including the Galleria degli Uffizi, where you can see Boticelli's `Birth of Venus'.
The galleries themselves are often works of art, with the walls and ceiling ornately decorated with various brightly coloured murals.