Ferry to Igoumenitsa

Aerial View of Igoumenitsa City Port
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Take the ferry to Igoumenitsa, the mainland hub for exploring the Ionian Islands! You can also set sail to Italy or Albania for a convenient and scenic journey!

  • Ferry services to Igoumenitsa connect mainland Greece to Italy (Ancona, Bari, Brindisi, Venice), Corfu and Paxi
  • Choose between high-speed ferries (about 50 minutes from Corfu) and regular ferries for a more relaxing experience (usually 1-2 hours)
  • Most regular boats arrive from Corfu and Ancona in Italy
  • It is suggested that you book your ferry tickets to Igoumenitsa in advance, especially during peak season (summer) and weekends
  • Igoumenitsa has a modern port that allows for simple onward transport by bus or taxi to mainland Greece. Check the "Transportation" tab for further details

Ferry departures from Igoumenitsa to Italy

Several ferry routes connect you to Italy's lively cities. On your voyage across the Adriatic Sea, see attractive coastal villages, enjoy excellent Italian cuisine and make unforgettable memories by traveling from Igoumenitsa to Italy by ferry.

Ferries from Igoumenitsa to Ionian Islands

Island hopping fantasies come true! Frequent ferry connections from Igoumenitsa transport you to Ionian paradises such as Corfu, Paxos and Antipaxos. Relax on gorgeous beaches, visit historic villages and enjoy the allure of Greece's picturesque islands.

  • Igoumenitsa to Corfu
  • Igoumenitsa to Paxos

Ferry Igoumenitsa - Corfu

The local ferries that connect Igoumenitsa with Corfu depart daily at an hour frequency but the can't be booked online!

There are 2 different types of ferries:

  • Open-deck ferries: they sail only with good weather condition and the journey take 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • Normal ferries: they sail in every weather condition, they are bigger and the duration is 1 hour and 10 minutes

You do not have to worry about your tickets, you can issue them as soon as you arrive in Igoumenitsa and travel immediately to Corfu.

  • Price per person/way: 11 Euro
  • Price per car: 40 Euro
  • Details
  • Tel.: +30 2665021000, +30 2665028258, +30 2665025540

Grimaldi Lines and Anek Superfast Ferries are responsible for the routes from Italy to Greece (Igoumenitsa), while Kerkyra Lines and Kerkyra Seaways are responsible for the routes from Corfu and Paxos to Igoumenitsa.

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Note: Each year and depending on the period, there may be more or fewer connections from or to Igoumenitsa. The biggest shipping companies (ferry operators) announce the new ferry schedules from/to Igoumenitsa by the end of December and the rest of them by January-March each year!

Schedules, prices & availability from Igoumenitsa by ferry

View of the ferry to Igoumenitsa, departing from Italy

Book your ferry to Igoumenitsa with any ferry company that suits you better and enjoy your trip to Greece! The “Easy-Way” booking system of go-ferry.com, allows the most reliable online ferry reservations and offers cheaper, faster and better services for your ferry ticket from or to Igoumenitsa.

With go-ferry.com you are able to connect online with the reservation systems of the most Greek shipping companies, to compare prices, to find information about routes and vessels, to look for alternative routes and to print instantly your prepaid Igoumenitsa ferry confirmation.

Ferry timetables may change by season, so take an optical canvassing via our search engine to receive the latest cull of dates, schedules, prices and availability. With so many accommodation options to cull from, you can be sure to find the best deal for the ferry from/to Igoumenitsa at a price that fits your budget.

Book your ferry ticket in advance

Aerial view of Drepano Beach In Igoumenitsa

It is very important that you have organized your ferry journey in advance, having arranged all the details. You don't want something to go wrong, and you can achieve perfect holidays with a great organization. In addition to hotel accommodation and air-tickets, when you book the ferry tickets you know that everything is under control even before leaving home.

There are many reasons why you should arrange to book your ferry ticket in advance. Here are some of the most important:

Pay for Hotel in Igoumenitsa without using it!

During the high season in Greece, and especially in July and August, it is likely that you won't find ferry tickets to popular destinations, such as Igoumenitsa, if you don't book them in advance. So, don't make the mistake to book your hotel in Igoumenitsa or somewhere else, without having booked the ferry tickets to or from Igoumenitsa. The last thing you want is to get to the port and not find an available ferry to Igoumenitsa!

Save time in Igoumenitsa!

Although we charge a commission for acquiring ferry tickets to or from Igoumenitsa, this allows you not only to secure your tickets but also to save time in Greece; besides receiving a service and attention of first.

Have a bigger choice of ferry tickets!

Buying in advance gives you a better chance of getting the ferry tickets, on the ferry you prefer and at the schedule you want. It does not make sense that your trip to and from Igoumenitsa is interrupted by not finding available ferry tickets, but it is possible.

Find more Igoumenitsa ferry routes!

If you want to organize your vacations to or from Igoumenitsa, it is wise to check all the possible routes and timelines in order to make the right combinations between Igoumenitsa and the islands as well as between the air and the ferry tickets. Online, you can have an overview of all the routes going to or departing Igoumenitsa.

Get the best deal by Igoumenitsa ferry prices!

Ferry tickets to or from Igoumenitsa can be expensive, so it’s natural to want to get the best deal on them. It has become a regular practice for ferries to announce special rates and deep discounts for booking tickets to or from Igoumenitsa up to 3-6 months in advance.

Feeling Great having Igoumenitsa ferry ticket in your pocket!

You will feel a great feeling when having the ferry ticket confirmation in your hands. The reservation with us will allow you to secure your tickets to or from Igoumenitsa, you will be relieved to have the confirmation in your hands or on your smartphone!

Accommodation options on the ferry to Igoumenitsa

Book your ideal accommodation options on the ferry to Igoumenitsa and arrive fresh and rested on your destination! Comfortable armchairs, business class comfort seats, outside and inside cabins or economy deck chairs. There is a range of accommodation options to choose for a day or night ferry from or to Igoumenitsa.

Port of Igoumenitsa

There are 2 ports in Igoumenitsa: The Old Port and the New Port

  • The old port connects northwestern Mainland Greece with the Ionian Islands as Corfu, Paxi and Antipaxi
  • The new port is one of the largest passenger ports in Greece, connecting Greece with Italy

How to get to Igoumenitsa ferry ports

Igoumenitsa's ferry terminal is easily accessible by car, bus or taxi! Whether you prefer the comfort of taxis or exploring the countryside via bus, you'll find easy access from neighboring airports and major Greek cities. Book your ferry tickets and transportation in advance, particularly during high season, to ensure a smooth start to your Greek island vacation.

By car from Greece to Igoumenitsa

There are two routes towards Igoumenitsa, both by modern highways, both offering opportunities for interesting stops along the way.

  • From Athens: Take A8 (part of the E55 – E65 European route) from Athens towards Patras, then, before entering Patras, cross the Rio-Antirio bridge. Continue towards Ioannina (A5/E951). Upon reaching Ioannina, take the ring road around the city and meet the high way Egnatia Odos (A2) to reach Igoumenitsa. Distance approx. 470 km
  • From Thessaloniki: The modern Egnatia Odos (A2/E90) is at your service, to take you from Thessaloniki to Igoumenitsa. The route is around 300 km

How to access Igoumenitsa port by public bus

Taxi service in Igoumenitsa

Note: All above information for Igoumenitsa was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.

About Igoumenitsa

The gateway to Greece!

Igoumenitsa beckons as more than just a port town; it's the starting point for an unforgettable Greek adventure. Imagine getting off the ship and breathing the pure Mediterranean air, with the Aegean Sea glistening in front of you. Explore the charming hamlet, which boasts a lively waterfront, historic tavernas serving fresh seafood and friendly residents ready to share their stories. Discover the rich history of the nearby ancient city of Gitana, where remnants of a bygone era hint past secrets.

However, Igoumenitsa's true appeal stems from its location as the gateway to the Ionian Islands. Set sail from here to beautiful sites like as Corfu, with its Venetian castles and turquoise waters, Paxos, with its secret coves and rich vegetation and Antipaxos, a calm haven for nature lovers. Igoumenitsa serves as a handy and friendly home base for island hopping. Soak in the sun on beautiful beaches, see scenic towns and eat delicious Greek cuisine. Igoumenitsa offers plenty of activities waiting to be discovered!

Here's a breakdown of what you may see and do in Igoumenitsa:

Historical & cultural sights

  • Archaeological site of Ancient Gitana: Explore the remains of Ancient Gitana, the area's capital round 330 BC. While now not as substantially excavated as other sites, it gives a glimpse into the place's wealthy records
  • Public Library & Gallery of Igoumenitsa: Explore exhibitions featuring the works of neighborhood artists or historic artifacts from the region

Natural beauty

  • Beaches: Igoumenitsa boasts several beaches presenting possibilities for relaxation and taking part in the Mediterranean Sea. Popular options include Megali Ammos Beach and Bella Vraka Beach
  • Wetland of Kalodiki: Nature fans can explore the Wetland of Kalodiki, a covered area recognised for its various birdlife and serene environment

Additional activities

  • Enjoy the local cuisine: Since Igoumenitsa is a port city, sparkling seafood functions prominently in its eating places. Savor delicious fish dishes, pattern neighborhood specialties and enjoy the laid-again atmosphere of the waterfront restaurants
  • Explore the town: Stroll along Igoumenitsa's waterfront promenade, browse through neighborhood shops and soak up the atmosphere of this port town
  • While Igoumenitsa does not have the abundance of historic attractions or international-well-known attractions of other Greek destinations, its relaxed atmosphere, proximity to stunning seashores and function as a gateway to other fascinating places, could make it a profitable prevent in your Greek adventure

Day trip options from Igoumenitsa

Igoumenitsa's strategic location makes it a great base for exploring different fascinating destinations:

  • Parga: Take a day journey to the charming coastal metropolis of Parga, recognized for its Venetian fortress, picturesque harbor and beautiful beaches. Explore its slender streets, enjoy boat journeys to close by islands, or relax on its pristine beaches
  • Syvota: Explore the lovely Syvota archipelago, a collection of small islands with secluded coves, turquoise waters and hidden seashores. Embark on a ship excursion, pass kayaking or genuinely loosen up on one of the secluded seashores
  • Corfu: For a extra prolonged adventure, do not forget a ferry ride to Corfu, a larger island acknowledged for its Venetian Old Town, stunning seashores and rich cultural heritage. Explore its ancient sites, fascinating villages and soak up the island's unique ecosystem

Useful information

Municipality: 26650-23.616
Medical Centre: 26650-24.420-4
Police: 26650-29.617
Traffic Department: 26650-29.624
Port Authority: 26650-99.400
Office of Tourism Support: 26650-22.227

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