The Superfast Ferries travel across the Adriatic Sea connecting Greece and Italy. Those holding a pass for both Greece and Italy travel for free on this ferry and those with a pass for either Greece or Italy can avail of a 30% discount aboard this ferry (surcharges for port taxes and fuel apply). So why not soak up the breathtaking view of the azure waters between Greece and Italy and journey across the Adriatic sea with a ferry that offers many facilities, speed a modern efficient service.
Superfast Ferries routes
Patras - Ancona
- Bari - Patras
- Piraeus - Heraklion
- Venice - Patras
- Venice - Igoumenitsa
Facilities and services
Tax and duty-free shop
Facilities may differ per ferry and route.
Superfast Ferries has joined forces with Anek Superfast Lines to optimize the capacity for passengers on the following routes:
Patras – Igoumenitsa – Ancona
Piraeus – Heraklion, Crete
Venice - Patras
Venice - Igoumenitsa
They will operate under the name AnekSuperfast and the same benefits apply as for Superfast Ferries.
The Bari route is jointly operated by Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries, part of the Attica Group.
Please note that the route Patras-Corfu is considered a domestic route and can't be traveled with Superfast ferries.
Discounts and conditions for Eurail pass holders
Free passage when your pass is valid in Greece and Italy
Deck passage is free on all crossings. 1st class Eurail pass holders are entitled to travel in dormitories* or air type seats.
* Dormitories are not available on the ferries that operate on the routes:
Patras (Greece) – Igoumenitsa / Corfu (Greece) – Bari (Italy)
Bari (Italy) – Igoumenitsa / Corfu (Greece) – Patras (Greece)
Discounted passage when your pass is valid in Greece or Italy
Holders of Eurail Greece Pass or Eurail Italy Pass get 30% discount on the full fare rates.
Surcharges and taxes
In June and September a €10 middle season surcharge must be paid. In July and August a € 20 high season surcharge must be paid. Also € 7 port taxes must be paid per passenger per embarkation, and fuel surcharges apply.
How to make a reservation
Reservations are compulsory. You have these options to make a ferry reservation:
at the port where you depart on the day of travel.
send an e-mail to the Attica Group: firstname.lastname@example.org.
book online through www.superfast.com
To book online from Superfast Ferries, please follow the order instructions on their website. Online booking is not possible if you have a Eurail Greece Pass or a Eurail Italy Pass.
Domestic route Piraeus – Heraklion
Furthermore as a Eurail pass holder you get 30% discount on the Greek route Piraeus – Heraklion (Crete), provided that you have already made a crossing in the Adriatic Sea routes with Superfast Ferries or Blue Star Ferries.
Ancona - Patras: 21 hours, daily sailings (2 daily sailings every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday)
Ancona - Igoumenitsa: 15 hours, daily sailings (2 daily sailings every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday)
Bari - Patras: 15 hours 30, 1 daily sailing
Bari - Corfu: 8 hours, sailings only during the summer period
Bari - Igoumenitsa: 9 hours 30 min, 1 daily sailing
The Bari route is jointly operated by Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries, part of the Attica Group. Superfast Ferries has joined forces with Anek Superfast Lines to optimize the capacity for passengers. They will operate under the name AnekSuperfast and the same benefits apply as for Superfast Ferries.
On board facilities
All vessels are equipped with facilities and entertainment options such as: A la Carte and self service restaurants, bars, swimming pool, casino, internet corner and disco. All cabin categories (2, 3 or 4 beds inside/outside) have ergonomic design and spacious interior including shower and W.C. Air Craft Type seats can be readily turned into comfy reclining surfaces. Male and female couchette cabins contain up to 6 comfortable berths and offer a more affordable travelling option. Particular attention is paid to the cabins designed for travelers with special needs.
123-125, Syngrou Avenue and 3, Torva Street
Tel. (+30) 210 8919020
More info at www.superfast.com.
The Eurail Greek Islands Pass
Collage Greek Islands Pass
The Eurail Greek Islands Pass allows you to travel from Italy to Greece with Superfast Ferries and visit the Greek islands with Blue Star Ferries.
Superfast Ferries operates international services between Italy and Greece. With the Eurail Greek Islands Pass, you get:
Two international crossings between Italy and Greece. The route is Ancona/Bari (Italy) - Patras (Greece).
A free retour transfer by bus and train from Patras to Pireaus, near Athens.
Bluestar Ferries operates domestic services in Greece. With the Eurail Greek Islands Pass, you get:
Four domestic trips to the Greek islands of your choice. Starting point is Pireaus or Rafina, near Athens.
Twenty-six islands to choose from, including Crete, Rhodes and Santorini.