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Paros to Athens (Rafina) Ferry

The Paros to Athens ferry route is provided by 3 operators and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Paros to Athens takes approximately 4 hours and 12 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Paros to Athens ferry duration can range between 3 hours 45 minutes and 6 hours 45 minutes depending on the operator that you decide to travel with.


Paros Athens Ferry Schedule


There are around 16 ferry weekly sailings from Paros to Rafina. SeaJets provide up to 7 weekly sailings, Golden Star Ferries provide up to 7 weekly sailings and Cyclades Fast Ferries provide 2 weekly sailings. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.


Paros to Athens Ferry Time

The first ferry leaves at approximately 10:00 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 16:35. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

Fast Ferry Paros to Athens


The fastest ferry from Paros to Athens is with Golden Star Ferries.


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


You can book cabins on ferries that sail from Paros to Athens.


Paros to Athens Ferry Price


The price of a ferry from Paros to Athens can vary between $17 and $371 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $144, prices can range from $17 and $181. The average price with a car is $336. Car prices can range from $198 and $674. 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.


Cheap Ferry Tickets


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 up to 3 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there is an alternative ferry to Athens if you require additional flexibility.


Paros to Athens (Rafina) Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Cyclades Islands to Athens page.
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Paros - Athens (Rafina) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 3
Operators Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries & SeaJets
Average Price $192*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 14
Average Sailing Duration 3h 58m
Fastest Sailing Duration 3h 35m
First Ferry 09:55
Last Ferry 16:35
Distance 85 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 Rafina?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Paros to Rafina is approximately 4h 41m. 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 Rafina?

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

Which ferry companies operate between Paros to Rafina?

There are currently 3 popular ferry operators travelling from Paros to Rafina. The following operators that provide this service are
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Paros to Rafina?

Ferries from Paros to Rafina 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 Rafina?

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

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

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

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

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
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries

How far is Rafina from Paros?

Paros to Rafina is approximately 85 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.


Athens (Rafina) Guide

The Greek town of Rafina lies on the east coast of the Attica region of mainland Greece, on the shores of the Aegean Sea. The town is close to the town's of Artemida and Nea Makri and also to the Greek capital, Athens, which is around 25 km to the west. because of its proximity to Athens Rafina is popular with many Athenians who visit to enjoy the town's many fish restaurants that can be found lining the harbour. It is not uncommon to see the day's catch lying on beds of ice outside each restaurant.

In ancient times Rafina was named Arafinidon Alon but its history dates back to prehistoric times, but more specifically to pre-Hellenic times. In Askitario, to the south of Rafina, archaeologists have found a unique vase with a dog painted on it which has been dated back to 2,800 BC. Another significant find was near the town's port where a bronze foundry was discovered and is thought to be one of the oldest in Europe, and dates back to 1800 BC.

After the Port of Piraeus, Rafina's port is the second largest in Attica. Ferry services operating from the port depart to the southern part of Euboea and to the Cyclades islands.


Paros to Rafina Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Cyclades Fast Ferries 08:00 14:40 6 hours 40 minutes Wed, Fri
Golden Star Ferries 08:00 14:40 6 hours 40 minutes Thu, Sat
Cyclades Fast Ferries 09:15 16:00 6 hours 45 minutes Mon
SeaJets 09:55 13:35 3 hours 40 minutes Mon, Sat, Sun
Cyclades Fast Ferries 14:15 21:00 6 hours 45 minutes Mon, Sun
Golden Star Ferries 16:35 20:20 3 hours 45 minutes Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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