Ancona to Split Ferry

The Ancona Split ferry route connects Italy with Croatia and is currently operated by 3 ferry companies. SNAV operate their crossing up to 7 times per week, Blueline 7 times per week & the Jadrolinija service is available up to 4 times per week.

There are a combined 18 sailings available per week on the Ancona Split crossing between Italy and Croatia and with 3 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Route and port details

Ancona to Split Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Italy to Croatia page.

Ancona - Split Ferry Operators

  • SNAV
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 10 hr 45 min
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  • Blueline
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 10 hr 45 min
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  • Jadrolinija
    • 4 Sailings Weekly 10 hr 31 min
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Ancona Split Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Ancona Split route is a car and 2 passengers.

Ancona Split Ferry reviews

  • "Top trip "

    Very smooth experience from booking on line the day before, right through to disembarking. Cabin was clean and comfortable. On board facilities were fine. Staff were friendly and helpful. Price was very reasonable.

    'Terence' travelled Ancona Split with Blueline on Regina della Pace

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  • "Reliable ferry operators"

    On time,although considered expensive, professional organisation.

    'Vladimir' travelled Ancona Split with SNAV

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  • "Good journey"

    Excellent crossing from Ancona to Split. Ship was punctual, very nice cabins and good dining room. Enjoyed the crossing a lot.

    'Anonymous' travelled Ancona Split with Blueline on Regina della Pace

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  • "Cheaper than booking on Bluelines own website!"

    We have for years booked directly with Bluelines Ancona to Split, Croatia. It used to be excellent value 'low cost' a really good service. Something happened this year, the steadily rising prices suddenly took a hike in the wrong direction! Pricing them out of the market. We looked elsewhere to Direct Ferries who cut £60 off the bill. When we arrived at the ferry, it was no longer Blue lines but SNAV an Italian line have they amalgamated? Is this why the prices are now so high and the restaurant a rip off?

    'James' travelled Ancona Split with Blueline

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Ancona Guide

Located in the Marche region of Italy, the city of Ancona is located around 280 km to the north east of Rome and is situated on the Adriatic Sea coast between the slopes of two extremities of the promontory of Monte Conero, Monte Astagno and Monte Guasco. The city's port is popular with passenger traffic and is one of the main ports on the Adriatic Sea. There are many things to see and do in the city. The city's cathedral, Ancona Cathedral, is dedicated to Judas Cyriacus and was consecrated dating the 11th century and completed in 1189. The cathedral is characterised by its dodecagonal dome over the centre, which was altered by Margaritone d'Arezzo in 1270. The cathedral's exterior has a Gothic portal which is ascribed to Giorgio da Como (1228).

The city's port is popular for passengers travelling to countries surrounding the Adriatic Basin including Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Albania and Montenegro. Destinations available include Split, Rijeka, Zadar, Hvar, Dubrovnik, Bari, Patras and Igoumenitsa. Facilities in the port include a cafe, toilets and a small shop. There is also short term and long term parking available. There are also designated parking bays for disabled drivers.

Split Guide

The Croatian city of Split is located in Central Dalmatia, on the south western side of the country and has a picturesque setting lying on the shores of the Adriatic Sea. Split is an ancient port city that is centred around large Roman times Diocletian's Palace and has many bars, restaurants and cafes to cater for the large numbers of visitors it welcomes each year. In addition to its huge palace and Old Town which is full of ancient buildings and palaces, the city's harbour setting provides an added bonus for visitors as it provides additional facilities to enjoy.

The mountains behind the city provide a lovely backdrop to the city which faces the Adriatic Sea. The city itself doesn't have any beaches but Bacvice Beach is conveniently located nearby and is frequently very busy during the summer months. Other popular beaches are Kasjuni Cove to the west, Zlatani Rat Beach on Barc Island, and Poctocine Beach on Bol Island which is also a good destination for windsurfing, scuba diving and sunbathing.

Ferries operating from the city's port depart to Ancona, Pescara, Rijeka , Korcula, Dubrovnik and Mljet.