There are 3 ways to get from Brindisi to Ionian Islands by car ferry, bus and ferry, bus, ferry or car
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
Car ferry • 8h
2 alternative options
Bus and ferry, bus, Flying Dolphin • 19h 40m
Car ferry, drive, Flying Dolphin • 12h 46m
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Yes, entry into Greece is currently allowed from Italy.Explore travel options
Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are mandatory
- There is a social distancing requirement of 0.5 metres
- Observe COVID-19 safety rules
- Regional restriction measures in place
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.
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.See options for return travel.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2020
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Questions & Answers
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.
The distance between Brindisi and Ionian Islands is 400 km.
Book your Brindisi to Ionian Islands ferry tickets online with Direct Ferries.
The best way to get from Brindisi to Ionian Islands without a car is to car ferry which takes 8h and costs .
The car ferry from Brindisi to Corfu takes 8h including transfers and departs once a week.
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.
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.
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