The fast ferry from Porec to Venice is available from May to the beginning of October, during the main season there is up to 12 weekly departures, the route is operated by two ferry companies Venezia lines departure 08:00 and Adriatic Lines departure 07:30, the crossing from Porec to Venice is 58 NM (107 Km) and takes about 3 hours. As passengers have to pass by border control and customs, it is recommended that you are at the port in Rovinj 1 hour before scheduled departure, also it is recommended that you confirm the departure time with the ferry company one day prior to the departure.
Both companies offer 3 different types of tickets, one way, return and a day trip ticket.
The one way ticket if the one you need to buy, if you are transferring from Porec to Venice, this ticket includes the crossing as well as one piece of checked luggage (Suitcase) and hand luggage up to 10 km. As an alternative to the fast ferry it is possible to take a bus from Porec to Venice, bus driving time is about 4 hours.
The return ticket is the one you need if you wish to stay overnight in Venice for one or more days, the same rules as for the one way ticket apply for the luggage allowance. TIP: If you are staying in Porec and later plan to go to Pula (or Rovinj) you could combine the outgoing leg from Porec to Venice and with return leg from Venice to Pula, you would still get the return ticket discount and at at the same time save the transfer from Porec to Pula in Croatia. (NOTE this is not possible with a day trip ticket)
Day trip ticket: This ticket is the most popular ticket type, the tickets is for those who want to experience Venice in one day, the ticket includes the return ferry trip and a 40 minutes guide walk in Venice, plus some hours on your own. Except for a small hand bag, no luggage is included in this ticket type.
The price for a one way ticket is about 70 Euro, a day ticket costs a few Euro more, often the ferry companies have discount tickets e.g. family or early bird tickets.