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Rafina - Andros Ferry Operators

    • 3 Sailings Daily 1 hour 55 min
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    • 14 Sailings Weekly 1 hour 10 min
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    • 15 Sailings Weekly 1 hour 10 min
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Rafina Andros Ferry reviews

  • "Recomend "

    We travelled from Rafina to Andros then back from Andros to Rafina 11 days later. Apart from being a bit chaotic when boarding we were pleasantly surprised with the service. There was a small delay going out but left on time coming back. There is a place to leave your luggage when boarding and then make your way to your seat which is already allocated when booking tickets.You are free to walk around and there is bar where you can buy refreshments and pastries. Only issue going out was the ladies toilets were in a bit of a mess. You can not go out on deck but the journey was only just over an hour. Would definitely book this service again.

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  • "Good ferry company"

    Very helpful crew - prioritised disabled and families getting on and off ship, which reduses stress on those with walking difficulties. Good to see. I recommend this company.

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  • "On time every time & helpful."

    Very reliable and very helpful

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  • "Rafina to Andros by Golden Star Ferries"

    Great. Booked on line from England via Direct Ferries and exchanged my voucher for tickets at Rafina port in a couple of minutes. No problems. Nice ship and all on time

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Rafina Guide

The Greek town of Rafina lies on the east coast of the Attica region of Greece. The town, and its port, is on the Aegean Sea coast, to the east of the Penteli Mountains and to the north east of the Mesogaia Plain. The Greek capital, Athens, is 25 km to the west of Rafina which is close to the towns of Artemida and Nea Makri. It is a popular destination for Athenians, due to its proximity to Athens, who drive out of the city to Rafina to eat in one of the town's many fish restaurants that line the harbour. It is common to see the day's catch on display on beds of ice outside each restaurant.

Rafina's port is the second largest in the Attica region, after Piraeus, although this is likely to change by the port at Lavrio which is currently being expanded. ferries from Rafina's port depart to the southern part of Euboea and to most of the Cyclades Islands. Both conventional and high speed ferries operate to the islands with most departing Rafina in the morning.


Andros Guide

The Greek island of Andros is located around 10 km to the south east of the island of Euboea and 3 km to the north of the island of Tinos and is one of the Cyclades group of islands. Andros is roughly 40 km long and 16 km wide at its widest point. The island, with a rich maritime tradition, is also the northernmost of the Cyclades island. The island's inland and coastal terrain is characterised by mountain ranges interrupted by plains, vegetation and streams with a rocky coastline interrupted by sandy beaches. The island's capital is named Hora (which is Greek for main village) where visitors will find a mix of architectural styles ranging from typical Cycladic, to neo-classical and medieval. Wandering around the village, visitors will be greeted by narrow streets, lovely churches and museums, a large square and a number of cafes and restaurants. On an islet that is connected to the main island there is also a Frankish castle, complete with an arched stone bridge that dates back to the 13th century.

From the island's port, ferries can be taken to the ports of Piraeus and Rafina along with the other islands in the Cyclades and Ios, Santorini, Kimolos, Naxos, Anafi and Amorgos.