Ios ferries connect Cyclades Islands with Crete & Athens with crossings available to Paros, Thira, Mykonos, Naxos, Anafi, Thirasia, Sifnos, Sikinos, Folegandros, Milos, Kimolos, Kythnos, Serifos, Syros, Tinos, Kea, Katapola, Koufonissi & Andros (in Cyclades Islands), Heraklion (in Crete) & Piraeus, Rafina & Lavrio (in Athens). Sailings from Ios are operated by numerous ferry companies.
There are up to 68 ferry crossings daily from Ios with sailing durations starting from 10 minutes. Our Ios ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
A small yet dazzling island, Ios is the perfect place to visit to see the quintessential Greek island, with cliffs, mountains, stretches of green, and glittering ocean as far as the eye can see. Home to continuously warm climates, picturesque villages, stunning landscapes, and friendly locals, getting to Ios by ferry has never been easier, with plenty of food, entertainment, and nature to keep you interested no matter what your fancy is. With up to 287 ferries running per week, across 22 different routes, there is no shortage of ferries to choose from when sailing to Ios, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.
Ios sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
The ferry schedule to Ios has up to 287 ferries running per week, across 22 different routes, and provided by 6 separate ferry operators, so there is not one single ferry timetable on offer here. Indeed, ferry timetables can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, different ferry routes, changes made by the ferry operators, and other such factors, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sail times, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.
Ferry sail times to Ios can take anywhere between 10 minutes, to 55 minutes, to 1 hour and 35 minutes, to 3 hours and 50 minutes, to 5 hours and 35 minutes, to 7 hours and 25 minutes, and this variation is caused for a number of different reasons. These can include different ferry routes, changes made by the ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so there is not one single ferry sail time on offer here, so we recommend checking before you book what your expected sail time will be.
How much the ferry to Ios will cost is defined by many different aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and so on, so there are multiple different ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend checking out our useful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.
At Ios ferry port, you will find the basic amenities that can be expected of a port of such small size, such as a small seating area, but there is easy access to the rest of the island from this port, as it is in the centre of the main town of Chora, and all routes to the rest of the island run from this town, with taxis available no matter where you look.
If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Ios Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Ios Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!