Athens (Piraeus) to Naxos Ferry

The Piraeus Naxos ferry route connects Athens to one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Cyclades Islands and is available to book throughout the entire year. There are currently 4 ferry companies that routinely operate this service from Athens to Naxos. Blue Star Ferries offer 4 sailings per day, SeaJets offer 7 sailings per week, while Minoan Lines offer 2 weekly sailings and Cyclades Fast Ferries each offer 7 weekly sailings, but only during the height of tourist season. The distance between the Piraeus port and the Naxos port is 98 nautical miles overall, with SeaJets providing the fastest ferry from Athens to Naxos in 3 hours and 25 minutes. This duration can vary depending on weather conditions.

There is a high speed ferry from Athens to Naxos via the Champion Jet 1 and the Superjet, both available with SeaJets. This fast ferry ensures that passengers arrive at Naxos in the quickest time.

The Piraeus ferry port is easy to access by car and public transport, despite being the largest passenger port in all of Greece. Follow Line 1 (Green Line) on the metro for 30 minutes until you reach Monastiraki station, which is only a short distance from the passenger terminals. Another way is the 040-bus departing from Syntagma Square in the city centre. When you arrive at the port, please follow signs for gates E1 to E10 to locate your ferry.

Please note that cars are allowed on all ferries to Naxos from Athens throughout the year. However, only 1 vehicle is permitted per reservation due to limited garage space onboard.

Alternatively, you can book a ferry from Rafina to Naxos if it’s more suitable for your travel plans.

Piraeus to Naxos 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.

Piraeus - Naxos Ferry Operators

  • Minoan Lines
    • 1 Sailing Weekly 5 hr 45 min
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  • Blue Star Ferries
    • 4 Sailings Daily 3 hr 55 min
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  • Cyclades Fast Ferries
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 4 hr 35 min
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  • SeaJets
    • 6 Sailings Weekly 3 hr 25 min
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Piraeus Naxos Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Piraeus Naxos route is a car and 2 passengers.

Piraeus to Naxos Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for Piraeus to Naxos has around 56 ferries running per week across this one route, provided by 3 different ferry operators, but ferry schedules for this route can change at any time. This can be down to a number of factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, and other such factors, so timetables can change at any time, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always provide you with the most up-to-date information regarding sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best price for you.

How long does the Ferry to Naxos from Piraeus take?

Ferry sail times on this ferry route generally vary between 3 hours and 25 minutes, to 5 hours and 15 minutes, and this variation is caused by a variety of reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the different ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail. This means that any sail times given here are to be taken as an estimate rather than an exact time and be sure to check before you book.

Piraeus to Naxos Ferry Prices

Prices for the Athens Naxos ferry might change depending on the season you want to travel. Cheap ferry tickets are usually available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to find all the latest ferry discounts.