There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Italy and Slovenia operated by 1 ferry company – Venezia Lines. The Venice to Piran ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 2 hours 30 minutes.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this Italy Slovenia crossing between Venice and Piran.
Italy is home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. Together with Greece, it is known as the birthplace of Western culture.
Full of high art and monuments, almost every small village in Italy offers a few interesting locations. From the Roman ruins, Byzantine cities and Renaissance masterpieces to cobblestone streets, beautiful churches and wide variety of stunning beaches, Italy is a place that provides rare experiences that can never be overrated.
Italy is the ideal departure country for those travelling by ferry with numerous amazing destinations, many of them domestic on offer. With so many miles of coastline and famous islands to choose from, the list of destinations is truly unrivalled. In terms of international travel, Italy is connected to almost all of the countries in the Adriatic Sea as well as featuring numerous links to Greece, Tunisia and Spain.
The short island crossings are usually made with small passenger vessels while the longer international journeys are operated by luxurious cruise ferries.
Slovenia is in southern Central Europe, with a short, southwestern coastline on the Adriatic Sea, bordering Italy to the west and Croatia to the south and east.
Although small, the Slovenian coastline is astonishingly beautiful, characterised by forty seven kilometres of Venetian Gothic architecture, dazzling water and pristine beaches, with towns like Koper, Izola and Piran offering lively bars and excellent restaurants. Alongside the natural tapestry of iconic lakes and mountain scenery, the country is known for its mixture of climates, allowing you to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities like skiing, hiking and white-water rafting all year round.
In cultural terms, the locals are famed for their hospitality, making Slovenia a suitable holiday destination for families and couples. The cuisine is diverse, drawing influences from Italy, Hungary and the Balkans, utilising locally sourced produce, with popular dishes cantered on fresh pasta and soups.
There are many fast, international ferry crossings from Italy and Croatia, arriving at the port of Piran on the southern corner of the Slovenian coast.