Ancona to Durres Ferry
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Getting the best price for your Ancona to Durres ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Ancona 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 Ancona 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 Ancona to Durres ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Ancona to Durres 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.
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.
Ancona to Durres Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Ancona 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 Ancona to Durres take?
The average journey time by ferry between Ancona to Durres is 15 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 Durres travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Ancona to Durres is 15 hrs, with Adria Ferries.
What time does the first ferry from Ancona to Durres leave?
The first ferry from Ancona to Durres leaves at 17:00 with Adria Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Ancona to Durres leave?
The last ferry from Ancona to Durres leaves at 19:00 with Adria Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Ancona to Durres?
Ferries travelling from Ancona to Durres are operated by Adria Ferries.
Looking for more information?
If you're looking for the return journey, check out Durres to Ancona.