Rafina to Naxos Ferry

The Rafina Naxos ferry route connects Athens with Cyclades Islands and is currently operated by 3 ferry companies. Cyclades Fast Ferries operate their crossing up to 7 times per week, Sea Jets 3 times per day & the Golden Star Ferries service is available up to 7 times per week.

There are a combined 35 sailings available per week on the Rafina Naxos crossing between Athens and Cyclades Islands and with 3 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Route and port details

Rafina to Naxos Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Cyclades Islands page.

Rafina - Naxos Ferry Operators

  • Cyclades Fast Ferries
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 5 hr 50 min
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  • Sea Jets
    • 3 Sailings Daily 3 hr
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  • Golden Star Ferries
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 4 hr 25 min
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Average Rafina Naxos Prices

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

Rafina Naxos Ferry reviews

  • "Comfortable, well-equipped ship"

    We travelled in VIP class where the space was cool, uncrowded, and mainly quiet. The seats were less comfortable than the airline ones available in the class below, but the additional privacy was probably worth the extra. The ship was clean and sailed on time both ways. A pleasurable start and end to our holiday on Naxos.

    'Mark' travelled Rafina Naxos with Cyclades Fast Ferries on Ekaterini P

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  • "Island Hopping"

    First time I have used Hellenic, nice boats, clean & tidy. Punctual. Travelled from Athens to Naxos then Later in the holiday Naxos to Mykonos.

    'Jayne' travelled Rafina Naxos with Hellenic Seaways on Flyingcat

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  • "Help for elderly passengers on the access ramp"

    The access ramp on the flying cat is not very well designed. The ramp is too steep which makes it hard for an elderly passenger with a case and the staff didn't really help. They need to re-think this ramp and make it easier to get onboard.

    'Georges' travelled Rafina Naxos with Hellenic Seaways on Flyingcat

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Rafina Guide

The Greek town of Rafina lies on the east coast of the Attica region of Greece. The town, and its port, is on the Aegean Sea coast, to the east of the Penteli Mountains and to the north east of the Mesogaia Plain. The Greek capital, Athens, is 25 km to the west of Rafina which is close to the towns of Artemida and Nea Makri. It is a popular destination for Athenians, due to its proximity to Athens, who drive out of the city to Rafina to eat in one of the town's many fish restaurants that line the harbour. It is common to see the day's catch on display on beds of ice outside each restaurant.

Rafina's port is the second largest in the Attica region, after Piraeus, although this is likely to change by the port at Lavrio which is currently being expanded. ferries from Rafina's port depart to the southern part of Euboea and to most of the Cyclades Islands. Both conventional and high speed ferries operate to the islands with most departing Rafina in the morning.

Naxos Guide

Naxos is a Greek island that lies in the Aegean Sea and is part of the Cyclades group of islands. The island has a rich and interesting history and has been ruled by a number of different civilisations during its history, including the Byzantine, Frankish and Venetians, all of which have left their mark on the island. The island has a flourishing agricultural economy thanks to its fertile terrain and visitors will see both olives and grapes being grown.

Popular attractions on the island, aside from its lovely beaches, tend to focus around Hora and include the Venetian Castle. Also popular with visitors are the island's visitors with one of the largest being Filoti which is situated next to Mount Zeus and Apiranthos which is next to Mount Fanari. Another popular way to spend time on the island is to take to one of the many trails on the island and to go hiking into the mountains.

The island's port is also located in Chora. From the port ferries depart to Piraeus (Athens) and to the other islands in the Cyclades.