Patras Ferry with anyferries.co.uk
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Book a Patras Ferry ticket for your ferry crossing from the ferry port terminal of Patras to the port of Ancona, Bari, Brindisi, Venice and Trieste in Italy
or to Corfu and Igoumenitsa with the ferry operator Minoan Lines Ferries,
Anek Lines or with
Book your ferry tickets for your ferry sailing from the ferry port of Patras to the Ionian Islands and Italy.
You can also book a Patras Ferry online with the NEW service from Agoudimos Lines to a variety of ports throughout Greece and Italy, including the fantastic Cyclades islands and Ionian Islands. For the latest timetables, special offers and a list of the current routes please visit the Agoudimos Lines information page.
About Patras Ferry
For many years Patras languished, playing second fiddle to the port of Piraeus. Now, with its new port, Patras has gained the title of Greece's "Gateway to the West." Patras ferry port has become in the last decade a central port for communication with Italy, via the
islands of the Ionian.
The new Patras ferry port plays a key role in the eastern Mediterranean, offering high-level cargo services, with new passenger ferry terminals. The Patras port has convenient access to land transport and is directly linked to the new PATHE highway connecting Patras, Athens, and Thessaloniki. The recent completion of the nearby Rio-Antirio bridge is an aditional important factor in connecting Patras with the port of Igoumenitsa and the rest of Greece.
The main volume of European tourists travelling to Greece by car, uses the modern ferries, recently built, doing routes between Greek ports and those of neighbouring Italy. The established Patras - Igoumenitsa - Corfu - Brindisi or Patras - Bari or Patras - Ancona line, has already been operating for almost thirty years, uniting Greece to Central Europe and the Scandinavian countries. It acts as a "bridge" from which every year several millions people pass, while in the last years the line has been enriched with ferry crossings from Patras port to Venice and Trieste. At the same time, new ships possessing all modern facilities, attaining higher speeds and with convenient arrival and departure times.
In order to best serve the growing demand for mobile home transport, shipping companies have put to sea vessels with specially formulated areas for campers and caravans. Travelling by these ships, experiencing their all-rounded hospitality and the up-to-date services, is sheer delight, combining a wide range of services with very reasonable prices. The ships have cabins of different classes, from outside cabins with shower and W.C. to internal economy cabins, offering every opportunity for comfortable accommodations. The services usually provided on board are air conditioning, bar, restaurants, wear shops, satellite communications (telex, tele-fax), video games and gambling (slot machines, casino, card rooms), pools, self-service, disco, movie theatre, baby-land, escalators, camping on board etc.
Upon the application of the Schengen Agreement in Greece, the passenger ships and ferries making regular ferry routes from Patras and Igoumenitsa to Italy and the other way round (without visiting ports of third non-Schengen countries), are included in the category of ships doing domestic routes. Consequently, the passengers of such ships, whose exclusive destination or origin are ports found on the soil of Schengen contracting party, are not be subject to passport control.
Ferry Routes from Patras Ferry Port Terminal
Patras - Ancona, operated by Anek Lines
Patras - Ancona, operated by Minoan Lines Ferries
Patras - Ancona, operated by Superfast Ferries
Patras - Bari, operated by Superfast Ferries
Patras - Brindisi, operated by HML
Patras - Corfu, operated by Minoan Lines Ferries
Patras - Igoumenitsa, operated by Minoan Lines Ferries
Patras - Trieste, operated by Anek Lines
Patras - Venice, operated by Minoan Lines Ferries
Getting to Patras Ferry port by Bus/Car
From Kifissos coach station in Athens there is a coach every half an hour to Patras, and the journey takes 3 hours. From the coach station in Patras you can either take a taxi to the Patras port or go on foot as it is not very much distance. The road network in Peloponese is good and provides easy access to Patas port.
Cheap ferry prices and special ticket booking offers from Patras ferry port, provided by all the major ferry operators. Book your cheap ferry deal to Patras port by selecting the number of passengers on the relevant offer and clicking book. Your cheap ferry crossing ticket booking to Patras will be made quickly and securely online.