There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Italy to Ionian Islands. Ferries currently connect 4 ports in Italy with 3 ports in Ionian Islands.
There are a combined number of 40 ferry crossings each week across a selection of 10 Ferry Routes which are operated by 6 ferry companies including Grimaldi Lines, European Seaways, Ventouris Ferries, Red Star Ferries, Anek Superfast & Liberty Lines with the shortest crossing taking around 2 hours 30 minutes (Otranto to Corfu).
This is a general summary of the services on offer between Italy and Ionian Islands, for live information select from our Fare Search.
Italy is home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. Together with Greece, it is known as the birthplace of Western culture.
Full of high art and monuments, almost every small village in Italy offers a few interesting locations. From the Roman ruins, Byzantine cities and Renaissance masterpieces to cobblestone streets, beautiful churches and wide variety of stunning beaches, Italy is a place that provides rare experiences that can never be overrated.
Italy is the ideal departure country for those travelling by ferry with numerous amazing destinations, many of them domestic on offer. With so many miles of coastline and famous islands to choose from, the list of destinations is truly unrivalled. In terms of international travel, Italy is connected to almost all of the countries in the Adriatic Sea as well as featuring numerous links to Greece, Tunisia and Spain.
The short island crossings are usually made with small passenger vessels while the longer international journeys are operated by luxurious cruise ferries.
The Ionian Islands are a group of Greek Islands off the West coast of Greece in the Ionian Sea, also known as the Western Greek Islands. The Islands we traditionally called Heptanese which means “the Seven Islands” in Greek, symbolising the seven principal islands in the group.
Unlike the Cyclades, the Ionian Islands are known to be flourishing with greenery. With distinct tradition, cuisine and architecture on each of the islands, it is hard not to fall for the Ionian Islands.