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Ferry To Greece - HELP

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1. Posted by scottlik (Budding Member 19 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!


Curently in Italy at the mo, and planning on travelling to Greece in a couple of weeks. Currently using an interrail pass!

Where do we get the ferry from? How much does it cost with an inter-rail pass? Do we have to book it in advance?? and where do we get the times from?

Thankyou in advance for your advice and help


Scott and Katie

2. Posted by angela_ (Respected Member 1732 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

I went from Greece to Italy via ferry a few months ago and took the Blue star ferry from Patras to Bari. It was free with the interrail pass, but it was an overnight trip so I got a reclining seat to sleep in that was about 25 euros. Don't get a seat though, I ended up sleeping on the floor, it was more comfortable.
You just show up. No reservation neccesary.

3. Posted by nickla (Respected Member 223 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Think you can also go via Ancona in the north - depeding on where you are. Bes thing to do is to go to the ferry port - it will have loads of desks with loads of info about the ferries and stuff. I found that the people were really useful. I booked ticket in advance as thought this was the easier and more convenient option and then had to book in as you would do a flight the morning of departure.

All the info u need will be at the ferry port, getting a ticket the day / night before sholdnt be a problem as long as u can be flexible.