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Ferry Saranda to Corfu
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Ferry Operators for Saranda to Corfu

Company Frequency Duration
Finikas Lines 11 times a day (peak season) 30 minutes
Ionian Seaways 11 times a day (peak season) 30 minutes

Ferry from Saranda to Corfu

Saranda, also known as Sarandë, is a Mediterranean coastal town in Albania. The ferry from Saranda to Corfu sails between two beautiful ports Albania and Greece. With just 22 miles (35 km) between the two destinations, ferries frequently make the 30-minute journey across the Corfu channel. Omio is partnered with two major ferry companies operating on the Saranda to Corfu ferry route: Ionian Seaways and Finikas Lines. Passengers can board 22 ferries a day in peak season, giving plenty of options for day trips to and from Albania to the Greek island of Corfu.

Find out how to buy ferry tickets from Saranda to Corfu, amenities onboard the vessels, where to find the port, and the Saranda to Corfu ferry timetable. Plus read our guide to Corfu, and what to do when you get there.

Saranda to Corfu Ferry Schedule

Discover UNESCO world heritage sites on the coast of Albania, then take the ferry to the port of Corfu – all in a day’s trip thanks to a regular ferry timetable. During peak season the ferry schedule between Saranda and Corfu has over 22 daily sailings, 11 of the crossing running via Ionian Seaways and 11 more on Finikas Lines. The Saranda to Corfu ferry schedule is seasonal, with fewer crossings in the winter seasons. Both ferry operators run high-speed hydrofoils on the route, making a quick journey time of 30 minutes from port to port. Passengers should note that the Greek island of Corfu is 1 hour ahead of Albania, and all ferry schedules run on local time.

Ferry companies from Saranda to Corfu

Ionian Seaways

Ionian Seaways was founded in 1979 and is the sister company of Ionian Cruises, which runs daily ferries to and from several Ionian Islands and the Greek mainland. Ionian Seaways focuses on sailing passengers between Saranda and Corfu, providing top tier service and safety on all of its ferries. The ferry fleet on this route consists of Santa and Santa III – two high-speed hydrofoil crafts which travel at 31 knots. There are also 2 passenger cruise ferries traveling at a speed of around 17 knots, with a capacity for 300 passengers.

  • Average sailings per day: 11
  • Amenities: toilets, seating, refreshments on select vessels
  • Pets: yes
  • Foot passengers: yes
  • Car passengers: yes

Finikas Lines

Finikas Lines is a leading ferry provider on the Corfu to Sarander ferry route. Its central office is based in Saranda (Albania), where the company has been running ferry services since 1994. Finikas Lines have 5 vessels in their fleet including high-speed hydrofoil crafts (Flying Dolphins): Kristi, Hariklia and Stavros, and passenger ferries with capacity for vehicles: Marina ferry boat and Kaliopi ferry boat. Passenger and car ferries take a little longer to make the crossing, with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

  • Average sailings per day: 11
  • Amenities: toilets, seating, bar with refreshments
  • Pets: yes
  • Foot passengers: yes
  • Car passengers: yes

Discounts and cheap ferry tickets from Saranda to Corfu

Omio is an official partner of Finikas Lines and Ionian Seaways, meaning we provide all the latest deals, discounts and offers directly through our platform. Search for the latest timetable and book your ticket quickly and easily through the Omio app. Both Finikas Lines and Ionian Seaways offer a 50% discount tickets for children aged 5-11 years old. Children under 5 are considered infants, but must have a reservation for the journey. Finikas lines also offer a 10% discount for same day return tickets between Saranda and Corfu.

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Port Information from Saranda to Corfu

Passengers should arrive at least 1 hour before the scheduled departure time and make their way to the international passenger ferry terminal in both ports. As this is an international route, all citizens of non-European countries should bring a passport and valid visas or travel documents. EU citizens will need to bring a valid ID-card or valid passport.

Port of Saranda: located in the heart of Saranda city, the Porti i Sarandës is easy to reach on foot. There is also a taxi rank outside the main terminal and a bus stop at the roundabout on Rruga Mitat Hoxha. The terminal has a cafe and toilets, but thanks to its proximity to the town center, there are also plenty of restaurants, bars and hotels in the vicinity too. The port of the Saranda is an important hub for travel in the Mediterranean, with ferries and cruise ships traveling to Albania from Corfu (Greece) as well as ferries from Saranda to Bari (Italy) and Saranda to Brindisi (Italy).

The Corfu Town port: ferries from Saranda arrive at the Corfu Town port, located in the capital city on the eastern side of the island. Its central location means there are plenty of hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars nearby. There are bus links to the port, including the Line 15 bus that connects the port to the Intercity Bus Station and airport. Corfu Town port has several ferry routes to the Greek mainland, such as the Corfu to Igoumenista ferry, as well as ferries from Corfu to Barri (Italy) and Corfu to Venice (Italy), among many others.

Guide to Corfu Island: day trips from Saranda to Corfu

The picturesque island of Corfu has been an important hub for travelers and trade since antiquity. Today, it is one of the most sought after vacation destinations in Europe. Corfu’s beaches curve around rocky inlets and along beautiful sandy stretches on pristine blue waters. Sun-seekers looking for delicious Greek cuisine by the Mediterranean sea will also discover the island's 3,000 year old history in the monasteries, towns, and ports. With a day ferry from Saranda to Corfu, it’s easy to make a day excursion to the island. Here are our top 5 things to do when visiting Corfu

  • The Old Town: once ruled by the Byzantines, French, Venetians, and English, Corfu’s Old Town is a stunning confluence of cultures and architecture through time. A UNESCO listed town, you can discover Venetian influences in its winding old streets, and Parisian style cafes along ‘The Liston.‘

  • The Old and New Fortress: overlooking the Old Town, both fortresses sit on a rocky peninsula and offer gorgeous views over the sea. Both fortifications are impressives, with the Old Fortress dating back to the Byzantines and the New Fortress (which isn’t so new) dating to the 16th century when it was built by the Venetians.

  • Batari beach, Kassiopi: located on the north of the island, opposite the Albanian coast, the beaches exemplifies Corfu’s vast number of stunning beaches. Crystal clear waters, white pebbles and a deep seabed which makes it perfect for snorkeling.

  • The Achilleion Palace: built by Princess Sissi, aka Empress Elisabeth of Austria, in the village of Gatsouri, around 6 miles (10 km) from the Old Town. The Achilleion Palace offers breathtaking views and beautiful grounds (which were used in James Bond films).

  • Paleokastritsa Monastery: percheched up a steep hill overlooking the small coastal town of Paleokastritsa. This large monastery has a small museum with rare Byzantine artifacts and a working olive press. A must-see when visiting Corfu. The monastery is reachable by bus from the Old Town

The cheapest ferries from Sarandë to Corfu

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap ferry ticket from Sarandë to Corfu is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Ionian Seaways
11:00AM1h40
Sarandë
01:40PMCorfu
$221One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Finikas Lines
08:00PM1h10
Sarandë
10:10PMCorfu
$241One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Finikas Lines
11:00AM1h10
Sarandë
01:10PMCorfu
$241One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Ionian Seaways
07:00PM1h40
Sarandë
09:40PMCorfu
$241One-way
0 transfers
Finikas Lines
04:00PM1h10
Sarandë
06:10PMCorfu
$251One-way
0 transfers

Sarandë to Corfu Ferry Timetables

OperatorDeparture TimeArrival TimeDurationSailing Days
Operator
Ionian Seaways
Departure Time
07:00PM
Arrival Time
09:40PM
Duration
1h40
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Ionian Seaways
Departure Time
04:00PM
Arrival Time
06:00PM
Duration
1h00
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Ionian Seaways
Departure Time
06:00AM
Arrival Time
08:00AM
Duration
1h00
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
11:00AM
Arrival Time
01:10PM
Duration
1h10
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
04:00PM
Arrival Time
06:10PM
Duration
1h10
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
12:00PM
Arrival Time
01:30PM
Duration
0h30
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
08:00AM
Arrival Time
09:30AM
Duration
0h30
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Ionian Seaways
Departure Time
11:00AM
Arrival Time
01:40PM
Duration
1h40
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
06:00AM
Arrival Time
07:35AM
Duration
0h35
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
10:00AM
Arrival Time
11:35AM
Duration
0h35
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
01:00PM
Arrival Time
02:35PM
Duration
0h35
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Ionian Seaways
Departure Time
10:00AM
Arrival Time
12:00PM
Duration
1h00
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
03:00PM
Arrival Time
04:30PM
Duration
0h30
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
08:00PM
Arrival Time
10:10PM
Duration
1h10
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
09:00AM
Arrival Time
10:30AM
Duration
0h30
Sailing Days
Everyday
Operator
Finikas Lines
Departure Time
06:00PM
Arrival Time
07:35PM
Duration
0h35
Sailing Days
Everyday

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Fastest ferry times from Sarandë to Corfu

Showing times and prices for Jul 26

Fastest Journey

30 m

Average

53 m

Ferries per day

16

Distance

29 km

Of the 16 ferries that leave Sarandë for Corfu every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Finikas Lines
12:00PM0h30
Sarandë
01:30PMCorfu
$431One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Finikas Lines
08:00AM0h30
Sarandë
09:30AMCorfu
$431One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Finikas Lines
03:00PM0h30
Sarandë
04:30PMCorfu
$431One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Finikas Lines
09:00AM0h30
Sarandë
10:30AMCorfu
$431One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Finikas Lines
06:00AM0h35
Sarandë
07:35AMCorfu
$331One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Ferry from Sarandë to Corfu

distanceDistance17 miles (28 km)
durationAverage ferry duration30 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyFerry frequency3 a day
changesDirect ferryYes, there are 3 direct ferries a day
carriersFerry operatorsFinikas Lines, Ionian Seaways, Erdano Lines or Kerkyra Seaways
vehiclesVehicles:Yes
footPassengersFoot passengers:Yes

Ferries from Sarandë to Corfu cover the 17 miles (28 km) long route taking on average 30 min with our travel partners like Finikas Lines, Ionian Seaways, Erdano Lines or Kerkyra Seaways. Normally, there are 3 ferries operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest ferry ticket for as low as $12 (€10).

FAQs: Ferry from Sarandë to Corfu

FAQs: Take the ferry to Corfu easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Sarandë to Corfu.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Sarandë to Corfu can start from as little as $12 (€10) when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Sarandë to Corfu is $20 (€17); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by ferry from Sarandë to Corfu is 30 min   to travel the 17 mile (28 km) long route, with around there are 3 ferries per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Sarandë to Corfu leaves at 8: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Sarandë to Corfu leaves at 6: 00 PM.
Yes, there are 3 direct ferries a day from Sarandë to Corfu with Finikas Lines or Ionian Seaways. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct ferries.
No, there are no cabins on ferries from Sarandë to Corfu.
Yes, travelling with a vehicle from Sarandë to Corfu is possible with Kerkyra Seaways.
Yes, travelling as a foot passenger from Sarandë to Corfu is possible with with Finikas Lines, Ionian Seaways, Erdano Lines or Kerkyra Seaways. We recommend arriving at least one hour before the trip if you are travelling on foot but please check specific times for each route. If you need book your travel to the departure port check our trains, buses and flight options on Omio.
For the best Sarandë to Corfu ferry to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Finikas Lines, Ionian Seaways, Erdano Lines or Kerkyra Seaways. However, it's always good to check all possible ferry operators with services from Sarandë to Corfu to compare what amenities they may offer.
A day trip to Corfu from Sarandë is worth doing with a journey time of 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Sarandë to Corfu by ferry is October.
Yes, you can take a ferry between Sarandë and Corfu.

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