Koufonissi
Piraeus
Ferries to Athens
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Koufonissi to Piraeus Ferry

The Koufonissi Piraeus ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Athens and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 7 times per week with a sailing duration of around 4 hours 30 minutes while the SeaJets service runs up to 7 times per week with a duration from 7 hours 40 minutes.

So that’s a combined 14 sailings on offer per week on the Koufonissi Piraeus route between Cyclades Islands and Athens. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Cyclades Islands to Athens page.
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Koufonissi Piraeus Ferry reviews

  • "Trip Koufonissi-Pireaus"

    the departure was 1 hour late, uncomfortable seats, tv always on even during the night so I couldn't sleep

    'Highspeed' travelled on Highspeed

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  • "An opinion of the crossing"

    There was over an hour delay, which we weren't informed about. When we bought the ticket, we weren't given the itinerary. We went back to Santorini whereas we came from there to go to Pireus.

    'Superjet' travelled on Superjet

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  • "koufonissi-pirau"

    Punctual and efficient. Really fast ship and because of that a bit of turbolence. You cannot go outside for obvius reasons, looks a lot like a flight trip.

    'Highspeed' travelled on Highspeed

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Koufonissi Guide

The Greek island of Koufonisia is located in the Cyclades group of islands and forms part of the municipality of Naxos and Lesser Cyclades. The island lies to the south east of the island of Naxos and to the west of the island of Amorgos. Koufonisia is actually made up of three different islands: Kato (Lower) and Pano (Upper) Koufonisi and Keros which is uninhabited and is a protected archaeological site. Artefacts found on Keros during the 20th century include a large number of Cycladic pieces of art. Also uninhabited is Kato Koufonisia which is next to Pano Koufonisia, Shoinousa and Keros. Pano Koufonisi is the smallest and most densely populated island of the Cycladic island group. The small church of Panagia which has been built on a jetty above ancient ruins is perhaps the most popular sight on the island. The island's port is mainly used by tourist boats and fishing vessels. Visitors to the island are greeted by a white windmill which is located on the east side of the port. The main town on the island is Chora which is on the south west coast of the island and has many houses of typical Cycladic architecture.


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.


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