The ferry from Haifa to Akko allows visitors to both northern coastal cities to shuttle between the two easily. Ferries operate several times a day, seven days a week.
The ride offers a beautiful and scenic alternative to driving, which can often be frustrating due to heavy traffic. Stunning views of the Carmel Mountains, downtown Haifa, the northern coastline, and the ancient fishing port at Akko provide magical photo ops along the way. During the journey, an automated recording tells the history of the area and its impact on the region – from the Romans and the Mamluks to the Crusaders and the British. Once you dock in Akko, you can learn more about the history and culture of this fascinating city by visiting the many museums, the Templars’ Tunnel, or exploring the bustling markets. For those taking a guided tour, there is even more to see and learn.
The Akko-Haifa ferry Credit: Wikimedia
The ferry to Haifa departs from the new terminal in Old Akko Port and docks at Haifa Port. The Ferry to Old Akko departs from gate 5 in the Haifa Port passengers’ terminal to Old Akko Port’s new terminal.
Taking the Ferry from Haifa to Akko
Cruises from Akko to Haifa – departure times:
Weekdays: 10:00 and 15:00
Saturdays: 09:30 and 12:30 and 16:30
Cruises from Haifa to Akko – departure times:
Weekdays: 11:00 and 16:00
Saturdays: 11:00 and 13:30 and 17:30
Round trip ticket: 55 NIS (approx $15.90 USD) per person
One way ticket: 30 NIS (approx $8.60 USD) per person
Port of Akko
On weekdays, tickets can be purchased up to 40 minutes before departure, depending on availability.
On weekends and holidays, tickets can be purchased up to one hour before departure.
The ticket office is open up until 15 minutes before departure.
Due to fluctuating weather conditions, it is recommended to phone on the day to confirm if the ferry will be sailing: +972(0)4-9913890