Athens (Piraeus)
Astypalea
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Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Astypalea

On average there are 4 weekly sailings between Athens (Piraeus) to Astypalea. This ferry route is operated by Blue Star Ferries. Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea ferries cost between £74 and £301, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea ferries.

Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea Ferry Times

The first Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea ferry typically departs from Athens (Piraeus) at around 06:45. The last ferry usually departs at 18:00.

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

Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 9h 40m. The fastest sailings are approximately 8h 0m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 4 weekly ferry sailings from Athens (Piraeus) to Astypalea. These sailings are provided by Blue Star Ferries. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea Ferry Prices

Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea ferry prices typically range between £74* and £301*. The average price is typically £158*. The cheapest Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea ferry prices start from £38*. The average price for a foot passenger is £127*. The average price for a car is £481*.

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

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

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) to Astypalea is approximately 207.1 miles (333.3km) or 180.0 nautical miles.

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

Yes, Blue Star Ferries allow cars on board ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Astypalea. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Astypalea.

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Blue Star Ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Astypalea.

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

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Dodecanese Islands page.
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Athens (Piraeus) - Astypalea Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Blue Star Ferries
Average Price £158*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 9h 40m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 0m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 18:00
Distance 180 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 Piraeus to Astypalea?

The ferry crossing time from Piraeus to Astypalea is approximately 8h 25m. 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 Piraeus to Astypalea?

Piraeus to Astypalea ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Astypalea is £158. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Astypalea?

There is 1 ferry operator for Piraeus to Astypalea and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Astypalea?

Book ferries from Piraeus to Astypalea 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 Piraeus to Astypalea?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Piraeus to Astypalea with
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Piraeus to Astypalea with
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

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
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Astypalea from Piraeus?

The distance between Piraeus to Astypalea is approximately 180 nautical Miles.

Athens (Piraeus) Astypalea Ferry reviews

  • "Oops! You left us all behind in Paros!!"

    We queued in the correct ‘pens’ in Paros, our ferry arrived….but no-one opened our gates 3&4 where we were waiting, and the ferry left without us. Luckily for us, there was another of your ferries 1/2 hr later, and we all got on that! It was traumatic to see our ferry depart without us.

    'Blue Star Naxos' travelled on Blue Star Naxos

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  • "Super traversée !"

    Pour un prix plus que raisonnable dans la section économique, et si vous arrivez tôt, vous aurez un siège très confortable à l'intérieur du bateau. Et le café du comptoir restaurant est délicieux !

    'Blue Star Naxos' travelled on Blue Star Naxos

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  • "Great Trip"

    Travelling between Piraeus and Naxos was fast, comfortable and very pleasant. The ferries are super clean with plenty of seating and facilities. Lots of staff on hand to provide guidance on where to go. Service was on time. Food was ok and reasonably priced.

    'Blue Star Naxos' travelled on Blue Star Naxos

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  • "Another great trip with Blue Star Naxos"

    Excellent trip back to Athens from Paros on Blue Star Naxos. It’s worth paying that little extra to travel Business Class where the lounge is quiet and restful and with excellent waiter service throughout the trip.

    'Blue Star Naxos' travelled on Blue Star Naxos

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Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, 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. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.


Astypalea Guide

The Greek island of Astypalea lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is one of the 12 islands that make up the Dodecanese group of islands. The island, which sits at the point where the Dodecanese meet the Cyclades islands, has a long history and is characterised by typically Greek whitewashed villages and lovely beaches. Astypalaia is also the westernmost island of the Dodecanese and is naturally separated into Mesa Nisi (the inner island, western part) and Exo Nisi (the outer island, eastern part) by a thin strip of land less than 100 m wide.

The island's capital, and home to its port, is Chora and is regarded as one of the most picturesque towns in the Aegean. The town sits atop a rock that protrudes into the sea, forming two bays. Towering above Chora is a castle with the white domes of Evangelistria and Agios Georgios churches visible above its walls. Around the castle lie Chora’s houses with whitewashed walls, blue doors and windows, and wooden balconies.

The island is connected to the port of Piraeus and also to the other islands in the Dodecanese, the Cycladic islands and to Crete.


Piraeus to Astypalea Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 12:00 20:10 8 hours 10 minutes Mon
Blue Star Ferries 17:30 04:25 10 hours 55 minutes Tue, Thu
Blue Star Ferries 17:30 05:35 12 hours 5 minutes Fri

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