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There are 3 ways to get from Brindisi to Ionian Islands by car ferry, bus and ferry, bus, ferry or car

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Car ferry  •  8h

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus, Flying Dolphin  •  19h 40m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Sarandë
  3. Take the Flying Dolphin from Sarandë to Corfu

Car ferry, drive, Flying Dolphin  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
  2. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Sarandë
  3. Take the Flying Dolphin from Sarandë to Corfu

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Yes, entry into Greece is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ionian Islands is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ionian Islands is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ionian Islands is 0.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, returning to Italy from Greece is currently allowed.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Brindisi and arriving at Corfu. Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Brindisi and Ionian Islands is 400 km.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Ionian Islands without a car is to car ferry which takes 8h and costs .

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The car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu takes 8h including transfers and departs once a week.

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Ionian Islands is 1h ahead of Brindisi. It is currently 6:48 PM in Brindisi and 7:48 PM in Ionian Islands.

There are 905+ hotels available in Ionian Islands. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Brindisi to Ionian Islands.
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  • Distance: 399.7 km
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Brindisi, Italy and Ionian Islands, Greece?

European Seaways operates a car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu once a week, and the journey takes 8h.

Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Tirana
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Linja të autobusëve Gjirafa
Website
gjirafa.com
Bus from Tirana to Sarandë
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
gjirafa.com
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
European Seaways
Car ferry from Brindisi to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
European Seaways
Ionian Seaways
Phone
+30 26610 38690
Website
ionianseaways.com
Ferry from Sarandë to Corfu
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
24€
Website
Ionian Seaways

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