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Durres Routes

Ferries from Durres in Albania sail to Bari, Trieste or Ancona in Italy with operators such as European Seaways, Anek Lines, Ventouris Ferries and Adria Ferries. See below for the latest sailing times and special offers on your Durres ferry. With AFerry you will always find the latest sailing times and prices on ferries to Durres.

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About Durres

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.

Ferries to and from Durres

On Adria Ferries' two ships you will find cabins of the highest standards with private showers and bathrooms and individual air conditioning. The ships also offer comfortable seating with sattelite tv and films shown in the main hall. In addition to duty free shops, you will also find a self service restaurant on board and bars and lounge areas. In the summer you can also swin in the pool or get a sun tan on the sunning deck.

The European Seaways fleet consists of two vessels F/B Apollon and F/B Ionis. Both of these ships are equipped to high standards and offer comfortable crossings with facilities such as cabins, restaurants and more.

When on board a Ventouris ferry you will find the latest cruising facilities including spacious and luxurious ensuite cabins, comfortable panoramic lounges, a full array of restaurants serving local and international cuisines and duty free shops along with various entertainment facilities.

Anek Lines' fleet of magnificent modern air-conditioned ships all offer a full range of facilities on board. Their ferries also feature full a la carte and self service restaurants, cafe-bars, shops and in the summer months you can even take a dip in the ferry's swimming pool on deck or simply start early on your sun-tan on one of the sunning decks.

On board one of Adriatica Traghetti Ferries' two ships you will find a wide range of facilities including play areas for children, duty free shopping and bars. On the Adriatica I you will even find an English pub. Adriatica Traghetti Ferries ships also feature service restaurants, bars and lounge areas. In the summer months you also might consider taking a dip in the ferry's pool or getting a sun tan on the sunning deck.

On one of Venezia Lines' 3 high speed catamarans, you will find spacious air-conditioned lounges, bars, restaurants and tax free shopping. The catamarans have the latest air cushion technology allowing them to achieve higher speeds of up to 40 knots with remarkable comfort levels.

Durres port facilities

Durres Ferry Port is accessible by bus and by taxi, and is close to the city centre. The terminal building has a range of facilities, including a tourist information kiosk and car parking facilities.

Getting to Durres

From Tirana: Take the motorway E852/SH3 and continue for about 12 Km then continue on the SH2 following signs for Durr-S.

From the North-West: Follow the E762/SH1 and then the SH2 to Durres.

From the South-West: Head North-West on the SH4, take the TIRAN/RINAS ramp and merge onto the SH2 and continue for about 18 Km then take the exit; at the first roundabout take the 2nd exit, at the second take the 1st exit onto the E852/SH3 and at the third one take the 2nd exit onto the SH2 to DURR-S; then continue for about 17Km to Durres.

So book your Durres ferry today with AFerry. Simple and secure booking and great prices year round!

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Port Addresses

Adria Ferries

Kapitenerija e Portit, L Nr 1 Rruga Tregtare, Durres, Albania

Adriatica Traghetti

Kapitenerija e Portit, L Nr 1 Rruga Tregtare, Durres, Albania

European Seaways

Kapitenerija e Portit, L Nr 1 Rruga Tregtare, Durres, Albania

Grandi Navi Veloci

Kapitenerija e Portit, L Nr 1 Rruga Tregtare, , Albania

Tirrenia di Navigazione

Kapitenerija e Portit, L Nr 1 Rruga Tregtare, Durres, Albania


Kapitenerija e Portit, L Nr 1 Rruga Tregtare, Durres, Albania

Ventouris Ferries

Kapitenerija e Portit, L Nr 1 Rruga Tregtare, Durres, Albania