Athens (Piraeus)
Ferry to Cyclades Islands
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Athens (Piraeus) to Paros Ferry

The Athens to Paros ferry route is provided by 6 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Athens to Paros is approximately 3 hours on ferries servicing this route. Athens to Paros ferry duration can range between 2 hours 50 minutes and 7 hours 35 minutes depending on the operator you are sailing with.

Athens to Paros Ferry Schedule

On average there are 52 ferry sailings weekly from Piraeus to Paros.
Blue Star Ferries provide 3 sailings per day, SeaJets provide 7 weekly sailings, Aegean Speed Lines provide 4 weekly sailings, Cyclades Fast Ferries provide 3 weekly sailings, Golden Star Ferries provide up to 7 weekly sailings and Minoan Lines provide 3 weekly sailings. During the high season ferry timetables often increase.

The first ferry departs around 07:00 and the last ferry departs at around 17:30. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

Athens to Paros High Speed Ferry

The fastest ferry from Athens to Paros is with SeaJets in 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Can I reserve a cabin on the Athens Paros ferry?

There are no cabins on ferries from Athens to Paros.

Athens to Paros Ferry Price

Ferry price from Piraeus – Paros can range between £74 and £425 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £210, prices can range between £74 and £373. The average price with a car is £395. Car prices can range between £196 and £649. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can vary from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Cheap Ferry Tickets

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is recommended to book in advance for the best possible prices and availability on the ferry from Athens to Paros.
With 8 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. If you are searching for alternative routes to the Cyclades Islands, we suggest visiting our Rafina to Paros ferry route instead.

Athens Ferry Port

The Piraeus ferry port is located 12km southwest of Athens city centre and can be easily reached by car and public transport. Departing every day from Syntagma Square, the 040-bus route serves as a direct link between Athens and the port. Alternatively, you can follow Line 1 (Green Line) on the metro for approximately 30 minutes until you arrive at Monastiraki station. Please follow the signs for gates E1 to E10 in order to locate your terminal.

Athens (Piraeus) to Paros Ferry Alternatives

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Athens (Piraeus) - Paros Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 5
Operators Aegean Speed Lines, Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Minoan Lines & SeaJets
Average Price £171*
Average Daily Sailings 4
Average Weekly Sailings 31
Average Sailing Duration 3h 53m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 50m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 17:30
Distance 102 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Piraeus to Paros?

    The ferry crossing time from Piraeus to Paros is approximately 3h 30m. 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 Paros?

    Piraeus to Paros ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Paros is £123.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Paros?

    There are 5 popular ferry operators for Piraeus to Paros. These are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • SeaJets
    • Aegean Speed Lines
    • Minoan Lines
    • Cyclades Fast Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Paros?

    Book ferries from Piraeus to Paros through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.
  • How far is Paros from Piraeus?

    The distance between Piraeus to Paros is approximately 102 nautical Miles.

Athens (Piraeus) Paros Ferry reviews

  • "Efficient transportation"

    Thanks to Blue Star Ferries my family enjoyed a very smooth return trip between Santorini and Naxos. The ferry was clean. Staff very friendly and helpful and journey a wonderful part of a magical week in Greece. Thank you 👌

    'Blue Star Delos' travelled on Blue Star Delos

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  • "SupersonicTonic"


    'Blue Star Delos' travelled on Blue Star Delos

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  • "Good experience"

    Great experience in terms of travel. Ship was well equipped and timely. Only negative was that there was no instruction at all on where to go on either port. No signage towards where to wait or people instructing you. We just followed a crowd which luckily was the right place to wait. 

    'Blue Star Delos' travelled on Blue Star Delos

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  • "Brilliant"

    Absolutely brilliant service

    'Blue Star Delos' travelled on Blue Star Delos

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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.

Paros Guide

The Greek island of Paros is one of the Cyclades group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea close to the island of Naxos which is about one hour away by ferry. It is a popular holiday destination and has a reputation for being a friendly island and very welcoming to its visitors. It is the second largest of the Cyclades and has many things to see and do including taking part in the many different water sports that are on offer. There is also the Church of Panagia Ekatantapiliani which dates back to 326 AD and is also popular with tourists. For a relaxing way to spend your time on the island there are some lovely tavernas that line the Parikia seafront and also some lovely beaches that include Agia Irini, Farangas, Kato and Logaras.

The island's port is in Parikia and hosts both conventional ferries and high speed ferries. Ferries generally depart to Piraeus and to the other islands of the Cyclades.

Piraeus to Paros Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 04/12/2023 and 10/12/2023

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 07:25 11:35 4 hours 10 minutes Everyday
Blue Star Ferries 17:30 22:00 4 hours 30 minutes Tue, Thu
Blue Star Ferries 17:30 23:05 5 hours 35 minutes Mon, Wed, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 18:30 23:00 4 hours 30 minutes Sat
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