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Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Vathi

On average there are 3 weekly sailings between Athens (Piraeus) to Vathi. This ferry route is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Athens (Piraeus) Vathi ferries cost between £126 and £574, 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) Vathi ferries.

Athens (Piraeus) Vathi Ferry Times

The first Athens (Piraeus) Vathi ferry typically departs from Athens (Piraeus) at around 07:15. The last ferry usually departs at 18:00.

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

Athens (Piraeus) Vathi Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 9h 39m. The fastest sailings are approximately 8h 55m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Athens (Piraeus) Vathi Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 3 weekly ferry sailings from Athens (Piraeus) to Vathi. These sailings are provided by Hellenic Seaways. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Athens (Piraeus) Vathi Ferry Prices

Athens (Piraeus) Vathi ferry prices typically range between £126* and £574*. The average price is typically £275*. The cheapest Athens (Piraeus) Vathi ferry prices start from £63*. The average price for a foot passenger is £203*. The average price for a car is £459*.

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 Vathi?

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) to Vathi is approximately 230.5 miles (370.9km) or 200.3 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

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

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Athens (Piraeus) to Vathi 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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Athens (Piraeus) - Vathi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price £275*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 9h 39m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 55m
First Ferry 07:15
Last Ferry 18:00
Distance 200 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 Vathi?

The ferry crossing time from Piraeus to Vathi is approximately 8h 55m. 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 Vathi?

Piraeus to Vathi ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Vathi is £275. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Vathi?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Vathi?

Book ferries from Piraeus to Vathi 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 Vathi?

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

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

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

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

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 Vathi from Piraeus?

The distance between Piraeus to Vathi is approximately 200 nautical Miles.

Athens (Piraeus) Vathi Ferry reviews

  • "A great journey"

    A smooth, journey and a restful night's sleep.

    'Ariadne' travelled on Ariadne

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  • "Hellenic Seaways"

    Great ship, Lovely staff, good food options. Comfortable

    'Ariadne' travelled on Ariadne

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  • "Ariadne"

    The journey was excellent. Our cabin was well maintained and clean as was the rest of the ship. The food on board was very good. My only gripe was that the porters showling people to their cabins were very surly whereas the rest of the staff were very helpful.

    'Ariadne' travelled on Ariadne

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  • "Excellent! "

    It is a very nice and comfortable way of travelling and well worth the money.

    'Ariadne' travelled on Ariadne

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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.


Vathi Guide

Samos Town, or Vathi, is the capital of the Greek island of Samos which lies in the beautiful Aegean Sea. The town is situated on the eastern shores of the island and is constructed around a horse shoe shaped bay. Ano Vathi, the old town, was built like an amphitheatre around the island's natural harbour, and is the island's main port. Strolling around the town visitors will be charmed by its authentic narrow streets, lined with neoclassical buildings, that contains an archaeological museum and shops selling crafts and jewellery. Contained in the Archaeological Museum visitors will see a collection of the largest surviving examples of Kouros sculpture. Also in the town, and perfect for relaxing in, are a good selection of waterfront tavernas and cafes.

From the town's port, ferry services operate to the Greek mainland and to many other Greek islands with conventional and high speed ferries. Destinations include Piraeus, Icaria, Chios, Mytiline, the Cyclades, the islands of the North Aegean and the Dodecanese Islands.


Piraeus to Vathi Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 27/05/2024 and 02/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 15:00 01:35 10 hours 35 minutes Sat
Hellenic Seaways 16:00 02:15 10 hours 15 minutes Tue
Hellenic Seaways 16:00 02:50 10 hours 50 minutes Wed
Hellenic Seaways 18:00 02:55 8 hours 55 minutes Mon

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