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Athens to Naxos Ferry

The Athens (Piraeus) to Naxos ferry route is provided by 5 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Athens to Naxos is approximately 3 hours and 55 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Athens to Naxos ferry duration can range between 3 hours 25 minutes and 5 hours 45 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.

Athens to Naxos Ferry Schedule

On average there are 57 weekly sailings from Athens to Naxos. Blue Star Ferries offer 3 sailings per day, SeaJets offer 14 sailings per week, Minoan Lines offer 1 weekly sailing, Golden Star Ferries offer 14 weekly sailings and Cyclades Fast Ferries offer 7 weekly sailings. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Athens to Naxos Ferry Time

The first ferry departs around 06:45 and the last ferry departs at around 17:30. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Athens to Naxos

The fastest ferry from Athens to Naxos is with SeaJets. There is a high speed ferry from Athens to Naxos via the Champion Jet 1 and the Superjet, both available with SeaJets.

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

Yes, there are cabins available on the ferry from Athens to Naxos. Passengers can choose from a range of onboard accommodation including 2-berth to 4-berth ensuite cabins.

Can I bring pets on the Athens Naxos ferry?

Yes, pets are welcome onboard ferries from Athens to Naxos with SeaJets and Blue Star Ferries. Passengers travelling on Blue Star Ferries can travel with up to 5 pets owned by the passenger. All pets boarding the ship must be fully vaccinated and have proof of such with medical certificates.

How much luggage can I bring on the ferry from Athens to Naxos?

SeaJets, Cyclades Fast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries allow their passengers to take up to 50 kilograms of luggage per person at no additional cost. Meanwhile, Minoan Lines only allow passengers to take 2 items of luggage and a carry bag on national routes.

Athens to Naxos Ferry Price

The ferry from Athens to Naxos price can range between $91 and $533 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $192, prices can range between $91 and $435. The average price with a car is $546. Car prices can range between $261 and $858. 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 Athens Naxos

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is recommended to book in advance for the best possible prices and availability on the Athens Naxos ferry. Alternatively, you can book the Rafina to Naxos ferry if it’s more suitable for your travel plans.

Athens (Piraeus) to Naxos Ferry Alternatives

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Athens (Piraeus) - Naxos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 4
Operators Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Minoan Lines & SeaJets
Average Price $260*
Average Daily Sailings 4
Average Weekly Sailings 30
Average Sailing Duration 4h 40m
Fastest Sailing Duration 3h 25m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 17:30
Distance 113 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 Naxos?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Naxos is approximately 4h 25m. 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 Naxos?

    The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Naxos is approximately $155. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Piraeus to Naxos can differ depending on the season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Naxos?

    There are currently 4 popular ferry operators travelling from Piraeus to Naxos. The following operators that provide this service are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • SeaJets
    • Minoan Lines
    • Cyclades Fast Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Naxos?

    Ferries from Piraeus to Naxos 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 [Portfrom] to Naxos?

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

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Piraeus to Naxos with the following operators
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • SeaJets
    • Minoan Lines
    • Cyclades Fast Ferries
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Piraeus to Naxos?

    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
    • SeaJets
  • How far is Naxos from Piraeus?

    Piraeus to Naxos is approximately 113 nautical miles distance apart.

Athens Naxos Ferry Guide

How to get to the port of Piraeus

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.

Piraeus Port Guide

The port city of Piraeus is located on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of mainland Greece and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located approximately 12km from the port. Piraeus port itself is the largest in all of Europe. Having recently undergone development, 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.

Naxos Port Guide

The Greek island of Naxos is part of the Cyclades group of islands that lie in the Aegean Sea. Naxos City, or Chora, is the island's largest town and capital and is built amphitheatrically on the island's west coast. It is also home to one of the largest ports in the Aegean Sea. The town is popular with tourists and subsequently there are many bars, restaurants open all year round. The small island of Palatia, which extends from the mainland of Naxos, is the town's emblem. Located on the small island is Portara, which is a monument resembling a door standing alone, without any walls attached to either side. A visit to Portara is advisable, especially after your swim, whilst the sun is setting.

How to get to the port of Naxos

The Naxos ferry port is situated in Naxos Town on the west coast of the island. If you are travelling by car, the port can located from the south by following the Ariadnis road. Alternatively, there are KTEL buses available from the bus station directly outside the terminal building. The easiest form of travel is by taxi, though these can get particularly busy during the high season. Therefore, it's best to ensure that you book in advance.

Piraeus to Naxos Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 12/4/2023 and 12/10/2023

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 07:25 12:45 5 hours 20 minutes Everyday
Blue Star Ferries 17:30 00:30 7 hours Mon, Wed, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 17:30 23:20 5 hours 50 minutes Tue, Thu
Blue Star Ferries 18:30 00:20 5 hours 50 minutes Sat
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