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Ferry from Paros to Ios

The Paros to Ios ferry route is provided by 5 operators and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Paros to Ios takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Paros to Ios ferry duration can range between 55 minutes and 2 hours 25 minutes depending on the operator that you decide to travel with.

Paros to Ios Ferry Schedules

There are around 16 sailings from Paros to Ios. Blue Star Ferries provide up to 8 weekly sailings, SeaJets provide up to 3 weekly sailings, Golden Star Ferries provide up to 7 weekly sailings, Cyclades Fast Ferries provide up to 3 weekly sailings and Minoan Lines provide 1 weekly sailing. Please note that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Paros to Ios Ferry Time

The first ferry leaves Paros at approximately 10:10 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 23:05. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Paros to Ios

The fastest ferry from Paros to Ios is with SeaJets and Minoan Lines in 55 minutes.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Paros to Ios?

You can book cabins on ferries that sail from Paros to Ios with Golden Star Ferries and Blue Star Ferries.

Can I bring pets on the Paros Ios ferry?

Yes, pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Paros to Ios with SeaJets, Blue Star Ferries and Golden Star Ferries. SeaJets provide pet-friendly cabins, which can comfortably accommodate up to 2 pets weighing a total of 30 kilograms. Please also ensure that your pet has been fully vaccinated before travelling and that you have proof with a health certificate.

How much luggage can I bring on the Paros to Ios ferry?

Passengers travelling with SeaJets and Blue Star Ferries can take up to 50 kilograms of luggage per person. As for those who are travelling with Cyclades Fast Ferries, they have no strict baggage policy. However, we advise that you don't exceed 50 kilograms per person to avoid any unnecessary fees.

Paros to Ios Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Paros - Ios can vary between $49 and $380 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $100, prices can range from $49 and $278. The average price with a car is $196. Car prices can range from $138 and $380. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

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Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is highly recommended that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability.

With 2 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there is an alternative ferry to Ios if you require additional flexibility.

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Paros - Ios Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 5
Operators Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines & SeaJets
Average Price $128*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 18
Average Sailing Duration 1h 29m
Fastest Sailing Duration 30m
First Ferry 07:30
Last Ferry 23:15
Distance 21 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Paros to Ios?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Paros to Ios is approximately 1h 13m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Paros to Ios?

The average price of a ferry from Paros to Ios is approximately $129. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Paros to Ios can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Paros to Ios?

There are currently 4 popular ferry operators travelling from Paros to Ios. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Paros to Ios?

Ferries from Paros to Ios are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Paros to Ios?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Paros to Ios with
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Paros to Ios?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Paros to Ios with the following operators
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Paros to Ios?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries

How far is Ios from Paros?

Paros to Ios is approximately 21 nautical miles distance apart.

Paros Guide

Located in the Cyclades group of islands, the Greek island of Paros lies in the Aegean Sea, to the west of the island of Naxos from which it is separated by a channel that is around 8 km wide. The island is 160 km to the south east of the Port of Piraeus. Historically known for its fine white marble, which gave rise to the term 'Parian' to describe marble or china of similar qualities, the marble mines and quarries have now been abandoned and can be found around the island. Today, the island's principal source of income is derived from tourism. The capital of Paros, Parikia, is a typically beautiful Cycladic village with whitewashed houses and lovely grand neoclassical mansions. Standing atop a hill in the centre of the village is a 13th century Venetian castle which provides glorious views of the town and surrounding area. There is also an important ecclesiastical attraction in the town in the form of the 6th century Church of Panayia Ekatontapyliani, also known as Katapoliani.

The island's port is also in Parikia and hosts both conventional ferries and high speed ferries. Ferries generally depart to Piraeus and to the other islands of the Cyclades.


Ios Guide

The Greek island of Ios is part of the Cyclades group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea between the islands of Santorini and Naxos. The island has a popular night economy, lovely beaches and a number of historical monuments which are popular with visitors. The island has been popular with tourists from around the world for many years and is definitely one of the most popular of the Cyclades islands. Chora is a typical Greek village on the island with traditional whitewashed buildings, winding streets and many colourful flowers. However, at night the sleepy village comes alive with many places to socialise.

Around the island there are many beaches with soft white sand just waiting to be explored, all of which are blessed with crystal clear waters. Perhaps the island's most popular beach is Mylopotas which is lined with bars, restaurants and places to hire water sport related equipment, and is over 1 km long. However, if you require a more secluded beach experience then Valmas or Kolitsani beaches are a good choice.


Paros to Ios Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 6/17/2024 and 6/23/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 07:05 08:00 55 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat
SeaJets 07:05 08:05 1 hour Thu, Fri, Sun
Golden Star Ferries 10:45 11:40 55 minutes Everyday
SeaJets 13:40 15:00 1 hour 20 minutes Mon, Wed, Sat
Cyclades Fast Ferries 13:45 14:45 1 hour Mon, Wed, Sat
Blue Star Ferries 15:15 18:25 3 hours 10 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 22:10 00:45 2 hours 35 minutes Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 23:15 01:45 2 hours 30 minutes Wed
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