The Port of Durres
Always at the service of the city, the port of Durres is the most important in Albania, as well as one of the main ones in the entire Adriatic Sea. Just think of the importance already covered in the second century AD, after the construction by the Romans of the Via Egnazia, a road connecting the Adriatic and the Aegean.
Therefore a historic port from which, even today, many of the goods pass to / from the rest of Albania and most of the passengers headed to the tourist resorts that follow one another along the coast, in recent years affected by a real boom in attendance.
Other factors contribute significantly to the development of the port of Durres: proximity to the railway station; to the city center; and at the airport of Tirana, the capital, just about thirty kilometers away.
Returning to maritime connections, the port of Durres is connected to the main Italian ports along the shores of the Adriatic: Venice, Ancona, Brindisi and Bari. The connections are made by ferry and hydrofoil and are guaranteed by various shipping companies.