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Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythnos

There are approximately 2 weekly sailings between Athens (Piraeus) to Kythnos. 2 operators sail this route Aegean Sea Lines & Zante Ferries. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Athens (Piraeus) Kythnos ferries.

Ferry times from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythnos

Athens (Piraeus) Kythnos ferry sailings typically depart from Athens (Piraeus) at around 07:00. The average sailing time is approximately 3h 1m.

Ferry prices from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythnos

Athens (Piraeus) Kythnos ferry prices typically range between $60* and $247*. The average price is typically $143*. The cheapest Athens (Piraeus) Kythnos ferry prices start from $33*. The average price for a foot passenger is $108*. The average price for a car is $253*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times.

How far is Athens (Piraeus) to Kythnos?

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) to Kythnos is approximately 62.9 miles (101.3km) or 54.7 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Athens (Piraeus) Kythnos ferry?

Yes, Aegean Sea Lines, Zante Ferries allow cars on board for ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Kythnos. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Kythnos.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythnos?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Aegean Sea Lines, Zante Ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Kythnos.

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Athens (Piraeus) - Kythnos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Aegean Sea Lines & Zante Ferries
Average Price $143*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 3h 1m
Fastest Sailing Duration 3h 0m
First Ferry 07:00
Distance 54 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Piraeus to Kythnos?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Kythnos is approximately 3h 02m. 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 Kythnos?

The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Kythnos is approximately $153. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Piraeus to Kythnos can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Kythnos?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Piraeus to Kythnos. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Zante Ferries
  • Aegean Sea Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Kythnos?

Ferries from Piraeus to Kythnos 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.

How far is Kythnos from Piraeus?

Piraeus to Kythnos is approximately 54 nautical miles distance apart.

Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.


Kythnos Guide

Kythnos is a Greek island that is located very close to Attica and is part of the Cyclades group of islands. The island, sometimes called Thermia because of the thermal springs on the island, is one of the lesser visited islands of the Cyclades but is popular with visitors because of its thermal springs. There is a modern spa located in Loutra, with two hot springs in the area. The spring of Ayio Anargyroi and the spring of Caucasus, where the temperature of the water reaches 52C, are famous for their therapeutic effects and have been since ancient times.

The island's harbour is located at Merihas and the island's capital is called Hora and are both located in the north of the island. In the south, only the areas by the bay of Ayios Dimitrios and Panayia Canála are inhabited. This is where a famous monastery is located within a pine forest.

Ferry services from Kythnos depart to the Port of Piraeus or to the port of Lavrio. The crossing to Piraeus takes approximately 3 hours by conventional ferry and approximately one hour by high speed ferry. The crossing time to Lavrio takes about 2 hours. Kythnos is also connected by sea with the islands of Serifos, Sifnos, Milos, Santorini, Sikinos, Folegandros and Kea.


Piraeus to Kythnos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 7/15/2024 and 7/21/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Zante Ferries 07:00 10:00 3 hours Tue, Sun
Aegean Sea Lines 07:00 10:05 3 hours 5 minutes Sat
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