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Paros to Athens Ferry

The Paros to Athens ferry route is provided by 5 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Paros to Athens is approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Paros to Athens ferry duration can range between 2 hours 50 minutes and 4 hours 50 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.

Paros to Athens Ferry Schedule

There are 12 weekly ferry sailings from Paros to Athens. Blue Star Ferries provide up to 4 sailings per day, Minoan Lines provide 3 weekly sailings, Cyclades Fast Ferries provide 3 weekly sailings, SeaJets provide 14 weekly sailings and Aegean Speed Lines provide 4 weekly sailings. During the high season ferry timetables often increase.

Paros to Athens Ferry Time

The first ferry departs Paros around 10:45 and the last ferry departs at around 19:40. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Paros to Athens

The fastest ferry from Paros to Athens is with SeaJets in 2 hours and 50 minutes. There is a high speed ferry from Paros to Athens via Seajet 2 available with SeaJets.

What is the price of a fast ferry from Paros to Athens?

The fastest ferries from Paros to Athens (Piraeus) usually cost around $177.

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

There are cabins available on ferries from Paros to Athens with Blue Star Ferries and Minoan Lines. You can choose from either inside 4 berth cabins or outside 4 berth cabins with spectacular views. Both cabin options have ensuites.

Can I bring pets on the Paros Athens ferry?

Yes, SeaJets and Blue Star Ferries allow pets onboard their ships from Athens to Paros. SeaJets provide pet-friendly cabins onboard, 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 Athens ferry?

Passengers travelling with SeaJets and Blue Star Ferries can take up to 50 kilograms of luggage per person. Meanwhile, there is no strict luggage policy with Cyclades Fast Ferries, but we still recommend that you don't exceed 50 kilograms to avoid any additional fees. Those travelling with Minoan Lines can take up to 2 pieces of luggage and a bag.

Paros to Athens Ferry Price

Ferry price from Paros – Athens can range between $62 and $317 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $153, prices can range between $62 and $308. The average price with a car is $356. Car prices can range between $239 and $764. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.

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

Cheap Ferry Paros Athens

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. We recommend that you book in advance for the best possible prices and availability on the ferry to Athens.

How to get a ferry to Athens

With 1 sailing per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. Alternatively, you can book a ferry from Paros to Rafina instead if it’s more convenient for your journey.

Can I travel in first class from Paros to Athens?

First class is available on ferries from Paros to Athens (Piraeus) with Aegean Speed Lines, Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Minoan Lines and SeaJets.

Is there an overnight ferry from Paros to Athens?

Unfortunately, there are no overnight ferries from Paros to Athens. The latest ferry departs every day at 19:40 and arrives in Athens at 23:20.

Paros to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Alternatives

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Paros - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 5
Operators Aegean Speed Lines, Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Minoan Lines & SeaJets
Average Price $191*
Average Daily Sailings 5
Average Weekly Sailings 35
Average Sailing Duration 3h 49m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 50m
First Ferry 08:15
Last Ferry 23:45
Distance 102 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 Piraeus?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Paros to Piraeus is approximately 3h 16m. 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 Piraeus?

The average price of a ferry from Paros to Piraeus is approximately $192. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Paros to Piraeus can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Paros to Piraeus?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Paros to Piraeus?

Ferries from Paros to Piraeus 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 Piraeus?

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

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

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

How far is Piraeus from Paros?

Paros to Piraeus is approximately 102 nautical miles distance apart.

Paros to Athens Guide

How to get to Paros Port

Accessing the Paros ferry port is very straightforward regardless of where you are located on the island. It is especially easy if you are travelling by car as it takes only 30 minutes to drive the entire length of the island (22km). Alternatively, you can use the public bus system, which operates on a regular basis throughout the year. Please don’t hesitate to visit our accommodation page where you can find all the best prices on hotels in Paros.

Paros Port 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.

Piraeus Port Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

As the port of Athens is so large, please keep in mind from which gate your ferry departs. There is a free shuttle bus service available every 20 minutes and transports passengers from E7 to gates E1, E2, E3. Passengers can easily reach Piraeus port from Athens city centre by taking Line 1 (Green Line) from Monastiraki station. This journey takes approximately 30 minutes and drops passengers between gates E5 and E6 at the terminal. Metro tickets are available for purchase at any metro station or transport ticket office. Please be mindful that the metro only operates between 06:30 to 23:30 on weekdays and finishes at 01:00 on weekends.

How to get from Paros to Athens

The most convenient way of travelling from Paros to Athens is by ferry. The journey takes as little as 2 hours and 50 minutes and departs up to 4 times per day. You can also bring your car onboard this service, saving you the trouble of having to hire a rental car when you arrive in Athens.

Paros to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 10:45 15:00 4 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Cyclades Fast Ferries 12:05 16:25 4 hours 20 minutes Tue, Fri, Sun
SeaJets 15:25 18:00 2 hours 35 minutes Mon, Sat, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 16:45 19:45 3 hours Wed, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 18:05 21:00 2 hours 55 minutes Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 19:15 23:15 4 hours Everyday
Blue Star Ferries 23:45 05:00 5 hours 15 minutes Everyday
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