Croatian national ferry company Jadrolinija operates route from Croatian port of Zadar to Italian port of Ancona in Central Italy. This route is operating by modern and fast catamaran "Jelena" with capacity of 403 passengers. The crossing time is 3 hours 30 minutes.
Catamaran operates 5 times a week - on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday with departure time from Zadar at 8:00 a.m. and return from Ancona at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets for this catamaran can be purchased through DIRECT FERRIES web-site. Another available ferry routes between Italy and Croatia are the one between Ancona and Split and Bari and Dubrovnik.