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Ferry from Chios to Athens (Piraeus)

On average there are 5 weekly sailings between Chios to Athens (Piraeus). This ferry route is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferries cost between £41 and £432, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferries.

Chios Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

The first Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferry typically departs from Chios at around 04:15. The last ferry usually departs at 23:00.

How long is the ferry from Chios to Athens (Piraeus)?

Chios Athens (Piraeus) Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 9h 7m. The fastest sailings are approximately 7h 45m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Chios Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 5 weekly ferry sailings from Chios to Athens (Piraeus). These sailings are provided by Hellenic Seaways. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Chios Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferry prices typically range between £41* and £432*. The average price is typically £207*. The cheapest Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferry prices start from £41*. The average price for a foot passenger is £115*. The average price for a car is £343*.

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

How far is it from Chios to Athens (Piraeus)?

The distance between Chios to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 174.7 miles (281.2km) or 151.8 nautical miles.

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

Yes, Hellenic Seaways allow cars on board ferries between Chios and Athens (Piraeus). Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Chios and Athens (Piraeus).

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Hellenic Seaways between Chios and Athens (Piraeus).

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Chios to Athens (Piraeus)?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Chios to Athens (Piraeus) with Hellenic Seaways. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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Chios - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price £207*
Average Weekly Sailings 5
Average Sailing Duration 9h 7m
Fastest Sailing Duration 7h 45m
First Ferry 04:15
Last Ferry 23:00
Distance 151 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

The ferry crossing time from Chios to Piraeus is approximately 7h 45m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

Chios to Piraeus ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Chios to Piraeus is £207. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Chios to Piraeus?

There is 1 ferry operator for Chios to Piraeus and this is
  • Hellenic Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Chios to Piraeus?

Book ferries from Chios to Piraeus through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Chios to Piraeus with
  • Hellenic Seaways

Can you take your car on the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Chios to Piraeus with
  • Hellenic Seaways

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Hellenic Seaways

How far is Piraeus from Chios?

The distance between Chios to Piraeus is approximately 151 nautical Miles.

Chios Guide

The Greek island of Chios is the 5th largest Greek island in the Aegean Sea and is located around 7 km off the Anatolian coast and is separated from Turkey by the Chios Strait. Chios Town was constructed around the old harbour and medieval castle, which were constructed under Venetian and Ottoman rule. Some remains have been found which date back to 2,000 BC. Popular attractions on the island include the Chios Byzantine Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Chios, its medieval villages and the 11th century monastery of Nea Moni which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The island is mainly mountainous although there are a few valleys to be found in the south and east parts of the island. Overlooking the northern part of the island is Mount Pelineo with its highest peak, Profitis Helias, at 1,297 meters above sea level. The island has a typical Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm, dry, summers and is known for its picturesque landscape.

Chios, and the other islands in the East Aegean, are generally connected to the ports of Piraeus and Rafina, the Cycladic islands including Syros, Tinos, Mykonos and Andros and also to the island of Rhodes. Your journey to and from the island will either be by conventional of Highspeed ferry with journey times of between 5 1/2 hours and 9 1/2 hours depending on ferry company and ferry itinerary.


Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Chios to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 08:50 22:55 14 hours 5 minutes Fri
Hellenic Seaways 10:40 00:10 13 hours 30 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 21:45 06:35 8 hours 50 minutes Tue, Thu, Sat
Hellenic Seaways 22:00 06:00 8 hours Fri
Hellenic Seaways 22:00 08:10 10 hours 10 minutes Mon, Wed

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