There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Athens to Aegean Islands. Ferries currently connect 2 ports in Athens with 5 ports in Aegean Islands.
There are a combined number of 42 ferry crossings each week across a selection of 10 Ferry Routes which are operated by 2 ferry companies including Blue Star Ferries & Hellenic Seaways with the shortest crossing taking around 5 hours 10 minutes (Piraeus to Psara).
This is a general summary of the services on offer between Athens and Aegean Islands, for live information select from our Fare Search.
The Aegean Islands are a group of islands in the Aegean Sea, most of which belong to Greece with the remainder belonging to Turkey.
Located between the south and east side of the Greek mainland and to the west of Turkey, the Aegean Islands consist of seven groups, namely the north eastern Aegean Islands, Sporades, Euboea, Argosaronic Islands, Cyclades, Dodecanese and Crete.
Islands in the Aegean Sea feature crystal blue waters, hot springs, fortress villages, rich history, delicious seafood and some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. The Aegean Islands will no doubt offer those who visit the region a memorable and authentic experience.
Like most island groups, travelling by ferry is the most popular and in many cases the only way to get in and to travel around and the region is served by numerous ferry companies connecting the vast number of ports.