Ferry from Brindisi to Vlora

Road View surrounded by palm trees in Vlora

Explore Vlora's beautiful beaches, historic attractions and vibrant culture. Book your ferry from Brindisi to Vlora and go on an unforgettable Balkan journey!

Brindisi entices with a beguiling combination of antique charm and sun-kissed beaches. Imagine strolling down the Lungomare Regina Margherita promenade, a beautiful beachfront boardwalk where you may eat gelato while admiring the blue waves of the Adriatic Sea. Explore history in the enormous Aragonese Castle, a magnificent monument that guards the port entrance. Brindisi is more than simply a location; it's a mood - a place where time pauses and allows you to immerse yourself in the relaxed Italian charm. Brindisi has a thriving food industry in addition to its historical sites and gorgeous surroundings. Indulge in fresh seafood delights harvested daily by local fisherman, or treat your taste buds to traditional Puglian fare. As the sun sets, the city comes alive with a thriving nightlife culture that caters to everyone's tastes. Whether you want a peaceful nighttime stroll along the shore or an exuberant night out, Brindisi offers it all.

Vlora, bathed in sunshine and surrounded by the shimmering Adriatic Sea, is a mesmerizing combination of history, culture and natural beauty. Sink your toes into the soft sand of Vlora's gorgeous beaches, soak up the Mediterranean sun, or enjoy a refreshing plunge in the crystal-clear waters. For the daring, explore secluded coves accessible only by boat and experience underwater treasures when scuba diving or snorkelling. Immerse yourself in Vlora's fascinating past. Discover the majestic Independence Monument, a symbol of Albania's battle for freedom. Wander into the Muradije Mosque, a stunning specimen of Ottoman architecture, and see the National Museum of Independence, which houses several archeological artifacts. Vlora promises an amazing vacation that combines leisure and cultural immersion. Beyond the beaches, visit the picturesque Old Town, which has cobblestone alleys and colorful marketplaces filled with local items. Enjoy fresh seafood delights and traditional Albanian cuisine and at night, soak in the vibrant ambiance of crowded pubs and traditional music venues.

Book your ferry journey today and have a great time in Albania's Riviera!

What is the ferry duration from Brindisi to Vlora?

The duration of the journey is between 6-8 hours, depending on the shipping company and weather conditions. The distance between the two ports is approx. 92 nautical miles (170 kilometers).

What steps do I have to follow in order to travel from Brindisi to Vlora with a ferry?

Vlora's enthralling appeal awaits and a boat ride over the Adriatic Sea is your ticket! Here's a summary of the steps in your journey from Brindisi, Italy to Vlora, Albania:

Before the journey

  1. Choose your ferry company: The Brindisi-Vlora route is operated by two primary ferry companies, A-Ships Management and Star Lines. Moreover, Star Lines is offering the camping on board option but only with its European Star vessel
  2. Book your ferry tickets: Booking tickets in advance is strongly advised, especially during peak season (summer months) and weekends
  3. Prepare travel documents: Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months after your trip date and contains blank pages for entry stamps. Visa requirements vary according on your nationality. For the most up-to-date visa information, contact Albania's embassy or consulate in your home country. Some nations may be eligible for visas on arrival in Albania

The day of travel

  1. Transportation to Brindisi ferry port: Depending on where you are in Brindisi, you may require a taxi, bus, or rideshare service to get to the Brindisi ferry port. Take into account travel time to the port. Visit our Brindisi page to find information related to ground transportation options
  2. Ferry to Vlora: Board the ferry to Vlora and take in the stunning vistas of the Adriatic Sea. Depending on the ferry operator and vessel, the journey time is usually between 6 and 8 hours
  3. Arrival at Vlora: Once at Vlora Port, complete all applicable customs processes. For transportation alternatives in town, please visit our Vlora page

Bonus tips

  • Luggage allowance: Each ferry operator sets its own luggage allowance. To prevent paying extra luggage fees, examine their rules before your travel
  • Currency exchange: Italy's currency is the Euro (EUR), while Albania's is the Albanian Lek (ALL). Consider exchanging Euros for Albanian Leks before your trip or utilizing ATMs in Brindisi and Vlora
  • Seasickness prone? If you are prone to seasickness, try taking medicine or using natural cures beforehand
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