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Vlora is located in the Albania and is connected by ferry to and from Brindisi port in Italy.

Currently only A-Ships Management operates ferries to and from Vlora. In the summer season, there are a total of 7 sailings per week.

The distance from Vlora to Brindisi is 133 kilometres. That's about 83 miles or about 72 nautical miles.

Vlora city (also known as Vlora, or Vlonë in the Gheg dialect) is situated in southern Albania in a large sheltered bay. It is the second largest port city in Albania after Durres. The port is very close to the city.

Located on the eastern side of the entrance to Vlora Bay about 130 km south of Tirana capital, 120 km from Sarande and Mother Teresa International airport, and 123 km north of the Greek island of Corfu, the port has two main quays handling mainly building materials and passengers.

Approximately 670 vessels and 59.700 passengers are handled annually in this port. The Western Calata port area accommodates the passenger ferries, while the Eastern Calata is mostly used by cargo ships.

The port is a small port and is generally not very busy but is busiest in the summer.

Ferries to Vlora are normally available throughout the year but there are fewer sailings in the winter. Vlora is served only by conventional ferries.

You can travel to or from Vlora with your vehicle or on foot. And normally you can take a bike with you or a pet.

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Why visit Vlora?

  • The town is surrounded by gardens and olive groves and the view of the sunset on the bay is unique.
  • The city of Vlora is one of the most beautiful cities in Albania, where the sea and the rocky slopes of the rugged coast are combined.
  • The most visited attractions are the historical Museum of Independence, the sea terrace of Kuzum Baba, the Murade mosque, and The Jewish Street.
  • The Monastery of Saint Mary on the island of Zvërnec can be accessed through a narrow wooden bridge.
  • Vlora is known for its vibrant nightlife and there are many pubs, nightclubs, restaurants, and bars, especially in the area of "Cold Water" (Uji i Ftohte), about 3 km from the city center.
  • Here is one of the country's biggest resorts, the Marina Bay Luxury Resort & Spa.

Island hopping around  Vlora

Vlorë, as spelled in Albanian, is the third most populous city in Albania. Located in southwestern Albania, Vlora is surrounded by the foothills of the Ceraunian Mountains along the Albanian Adriatic and Ionian Sea coasts. The Vlora coastline accounts for about 30% of the entire country's coast.

The city was founded in the 6th c.BC as Aulon, one of three Greek colonies on the Illyrian coast, meaning "channel, glen". From here, you can cross to Italy and get other ferries further to Greece, Croatia and beyond. The alternative international ferry ports are in Durres and Saranda.

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Vlora port address & GPS

Vlora Port
Lagjja, Vlorë, 9401, Albania.
Telephone: +35533409700
GPS Co-ordinates
19.4808 ° N, 40.4492 ° E

Vlora port facilities

The terminal features an information office and vital amenities. In the vicinity of the port area, visitors can access a range of facilities including bars, restaurants, hotels, a tourist office, car and bicycle rental services, shops, and more. You will find parking space right outside the ferry station but no long-term parking lots near the terminal. Hotels nearby offer free parking.

Getting to and from the port


By car

Driving in Albania as a foreigner can be daunting and challenging because the locals have a chaotic driving style. You must be an alert and experienced driver.

By Bus

The bus stop is about 2 km north of the port, next to the Credins bank on Rruga Demokracia. Make sure to have cash as you can only pay on the bus. Finding the right bus by looking at the windshield - it will have a sign with the destination. The bus from Tirana International Airport costs 1000 Leke (about 8 euros) and the journey takes 3 hours. There are only 6 departures per day from the airport, so you may have to wait a while for the next direct bus to Vlore.

By Taxi

A taxi from Tirana Airport to Vlora costs 65-110 euros depending on the taxi company.
on foot

On Foot

The size of Vlora town encourages wandering on foot. Walking is a good way to explore the city, as the streets are relatively easy to navigate, and there are plenty of pedestrian-friendly areas.

Frequently asked questions for Vlora ferries

Flights to Vlora: The closest airport is the Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza (TIA), located approximately 120 km from the city center or a 2-hour ride by car. In the summer there are lot of direct charter flights from Europe.

Ferries to Vlora: There are ferryboat services from the ports of Brindisi and Bari in Italy to Vlora during the summer season.
The ferry company operating on this port is A-Ships Management.
  • Route Brindisi to Vlora: The average one-way cost per person traveling on foot in July is €40.00
No, the companies traveling to this port do not provide an e-ticket service yet. Just simply get your confirmation and have your boarding pass printed at the port or a co-operating agency. All the details will be on your confirmation e-mail when you book.
In Vlora around the port, you will find all the central agencies for the ferry companies. These will always be open around the time of your departure. By going to a central agency you won't pay to have your boarding pass printed.
If you don't get an e-ticket you will have to print your ticket. To get your boarding pass printed make sure you have a printout or a copy of your reservation on your phone and a valid form of photographic ID - for example, your passport or ID card.
  • On foot: Please arrive at least two hours before you travel. Due to passport controls when traveling from and to non–Schengen areas there can be delays in the departure time.
  • By car: Please arrive at least two hours before you travel and in July and August allow for traffic jams on your journey.
Yes, small pets can remain in the ship inside their crate, while large breed dogs (>10 kg) must have a muzzle on and always be accompanied by their owner, tied up with a leash, only in the outside areas of the ship where there are not many passengers so that they are not disturbed. Passengers traveling with a pet should hold their pet’s health documents and are responsible for the pet’s safety and hygiene. Unaccompanied pets cannot travel.
You can take your bike with you for free or for a small extra fee like 10 euros, if you travel on large ships. However, on ships without a garage, bicycles are normally not allowed inside. You'll see if the ship has a garage when making your reservation. It is a good idea to tell a staff member of the port that you have a bike in case you might need extra assistance.
Yes, we accept PayPal and if your card is issued by Visa or Mastercard then you should have no issues paying by debit card.

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  • Booked: 25th March, 2024
  • Travel: 18th June
  • People: Two foot passengers
Fare details
  • Booked: 25th March, 2024
  • Travel: 18th June
  • People: Two foot passengers

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