Ferries to Athens
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Ferry to Athens

Athens ferry companies operate ferries to Crete, Cyclades Islands, Dodecanese Islands, Aegean Islands and many more with 81 routes to choose from. Ferry duration can range between 40 minutes and 29 hours 10 minutes depending on the route, operator and ship.

Athens Ferry Schedules & Timetables

There are approximately 228 daily sailings to Athens. 10 ferry companies operate ferries to and from Athens.

SeaJets provide up to 28 daily sailings, Blue Star Ferries provide up to 24 daily sailings, Hellenic Seaways provide up to 44 daily sailings, Cyclades Fast Ferries provide up to 14 daily sailings, Golden Star Ferries provide 9 daily sailings and Minoan Lines provide 5 daily sailings.

Ferry Timetables can change throughout the year and often increase during the high season. View our deal finder for the most up to date sailing times and availability.

Ports of Athens

There are 3 ports in Athens, popular ports include Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio.

Ferry from Piraeus

Ferries from Piraeus sail 138 times a day, providing ferry connections from Athens to Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, Naxos, Ios and many more. Piraeus ferry port is located on the south coast of mainland Greece and sails to [ports].

Ferry from Athens to Santorini

Ferries from Athens to Santorini sail approximately 6 times per day with a crossing time of 6 hours and 5 minutes. Athens to Santorini ferry prices can range between $98 and $476.

Ferry from Athens to Mykonos

Ferries from Athens to Mykonos sail approximately 4 times per day with a crossing time of 2 hours and 35 minutes. Athens to Mykonos ferry prices can range between $92 and $375. Ferry cost can vary by operator, season, and route. View our special offers page for the latest ferry offers and discounts.

All ferry prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.


Ferry speeds can depend on what operator is providing the route, but on average, ferries to Athens can take between 25 to 30 knots in speed, providing you with a fast ferry but still a smooth ride.

Ferry from Athens to Mykonos

  • Piraeus to Mykonos
  • Rafina to Mykonos

Ferry from Santorini to Athens

  • Thira to Piraeus
  • Thira to Rafina

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Athens?

Ferries to Athens:
  • Heraklion
  • Milos
  • Anafi
  • Karpathos
  • Katapola (Amorgos)
  • Aegiali (Amorgos)
  • Chania
  • Donoussa
  • Ios
  • Iraklia
  • Kalymnos
  • Kastelorizo
  • Kos
  • Koufonissi
  • Leros
  • Mykonos
  • Naxos
  • Nisyros
  • Paros
  • Patmos
  • Santorini (Thira)
  • Astypalea
  • Rhodes
  • Schinoussa
  • Syros
  • Tilos
  • Tinos
  • Chalki
  • Diafani
  • Kasos
  • Lipsi
  • Sitia
  • Symi (Simi)
  • Mytilene
  • Andros
  • Sifnos
  • Serifos
  • Kythnos
  • Sikinos
  • Kimolos
  • Folegandros
  • Kea
  • Kavala
  • Mesta (Chios)
  • Agios Efstratios
  • Limnos (Myrina)
  • Kythira
  • Antikythira
  • Kissamos
  • Thirasia
  • Chios
  • Karlovassi
  • Poros (Saronic Islands)
  • Thessaloniki
  • Aegina
  • Methana
  • Hydra
  • Ermioni
  • Spetses
  • Porto Heli
  • Evdilos
  • Fournoi
  • Vathi
  • Agios Kirikos
  • Psara
  • Oinousses
  • Agistri Myli
  • Sigri
  • Agistri

What is the fastest ferry to Athens?

The fastest ferry crossing to Athens is via the Kea to Athens (Lavrio) ferry, in approximately 35m.

What is the cheapest ferry to Athens?

The cheapest ferry to Athens is $37 on average via the Methana to Athens (Piraeus) route. Ferry prices for Athens can vary depending on what season you decide to travel. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Athens?

Athens Ferry Ports:
  • Athens (Piraeus)
  • Athens (Rafina)
  • Athens (Lavrio)

Can you take pets on the ferry to Athens?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring pets onboard the ferries with certain ferry companies. However, please ensure that you have read all the operator guidelines on pets before travelling. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with the following operators

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