Marmara Lines offer a comfortable and safe alternative to the long trip across land between Italy and Turkey. Marmara Lines was established in 2001 by RECA who have over 24 years experience delivering ferry services between the two countries. Marmara Lines has built on this experience, providing value-for-money crossings with the famous Turkish hospitality in evidence throughout.
The Marmara Lines ferry, the M/F Cesme,is currently the fastest ferry between Italy and Turkey, and has a top speed of 22 knots. At 153 metres long the Cesme has room for 972 passengers and 300 cars, and onboard you will find a café, bars, both self-service and a la carte restaurants serving excellent Turkish cuisine, a cinema, shops and choice of 2 or 4 berth cabins.