Athens (Piraeus)
Karpathos
Ferries to Dodecanese Islands
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Athens (Piraeus) Karpathos Ferry

Connecting the port city of Piraeus on the coast of Greece with the island of Karpathos in the ItalyDodecanese Islands, this ferry route provides an essential link between the mainland of Greece and the Dodecanese Islands. From the port city of Piraeus, part of the Athens urban sprawl, and the largest port in the whole of Europe, and has its own rich history separate to Athens, thanks to its use as a harbour, and has many different sights and attractions; to the island of Karpathos, the second largest island in the Dodecanese Islands, and is one of the most unspoilt islands, with only the southern part developed for tourists and visitors, making this the ideal place to visit to see the authentic Greek architecture and landscapes, as well as the untouched beaches that many come here to see.

With up to 3 ferries running per week, provided by 2 ferry operators, and with sail times of around 20 hours and 25 minutes, there are plenty of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Piraeus to Karpathos 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.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Dodecanese Islands page.
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Athens (Piraeus) - Karpathos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price $360*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 16h 56m
Fastest Sailing Duration 13h 44m
First Ferry 15:00
Last Ferry 18:01
Distance 252 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Piraeus to Karpathos?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Karpathos is approximately 19h 14m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Piraeus to Karpathos?

    The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Karpathos is approximately $166. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Piraeus to Karpathos can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Karpathos?

    There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Piraeus to Karpathos. The following operators that provide this service are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Anek Lines
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Karpathos?

    Ferries from Piraeus to Karpathos 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 Piraeus to Karpathos?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Piraeus to Karpathos with
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Anek Lines
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Piraeus to Karpathos?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Piraeus to Karpathos with the following operators
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Anek Lines
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Piraeus to Karpathos?

    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
    • Anek Lines
  • How far is Karpathos from Piraeus?

    Piraeus to Karpathos is approximately 252 nautical miles distance apart.

How long does the Ferry to Karpathos to Piraeus take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can vary between 17 hours and 45 minutes, to 20 hours and 25 minutes, to 23 hours and 30 minutes, and this variation is due to numerous reasons. These can include changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, different ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


Piraeus to Karpathos Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Karpathos from Piraeus will cost is defined by many separate 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 other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph, to see our monthly fare averages, check out our handy 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.


Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Karpathos to Piraeus?

You are currently able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


Piraeus to Karpathos Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 3 ferries running per week, provided by 2 ferry operators, with 1 per week provided by Blue Star Ferries, and 2 ferries per week provided by Anek Lines, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this ferry route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


Piraeus to Karpathos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 4/8/2024 and 4/14/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 18:01 07:25 13 hours 24 minutes Tue
Blue Star Ferries 18:01 11:30 17 hours 29 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 18:01 11:40 17 hours 39 minutes Sat

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