Athens (Rafina)
Ios
Ferry to Cyclades Islands
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Athens to Ios Ferry Times

The first Rafina - Ios ferry typically departs from Rafina at around 07:20. The last ferry usually departs at 07:20. The average sailing time is approximately 4h 20m.

How long is the Athens to Ios ferry?

Athens (Rafina) Ios Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 4h 20m. The average journey time is approximately 4h 20m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

How much is the Athens to Ios ferry?

Athens (Rafina) Ios ferry prices typically range between £66* and £512*. The average price is typically £235*. The cheapest Athens (Rafina) Ios ferry prices start from £65*. The average price for a foot passenger is £213*. The average price for a car is £578*. Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Rafina to Ios?

The distance between Rafina to Ios is approximately 119.4 miles (192.2km) or 103.8 nautical miles for the mariners!

Rafina to Ios Ferry Operator Schedules

There are around 1 daily sailings and an average of 6 weekly sailings for the ferry from Athens to Ios, provided solely by Golden Star Ferries. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Can I travel on a car ferry from Rafina and Ios?

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

Can I travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Rafina and Ios?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Golden Star Ferries between Athens (Rafina) and Ios.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Rafina and Ios?

Yes, you can bring pets on the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Ios with Golden 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.

Athens (Rafina) to Ios Ferry Alternatives

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Athens (Rafina) - Ios Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Golden Star Ferries
Average Price £235*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 4h 20m
First Ferry 07:20
Distance 103 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 Rafina to Ios?

The ferry crossing time from Rafina to Ios is approximately 4h 20m. 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 Rafina to Ios?

Rafina to Ios ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Rafina to Ios is £236. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Rafina to Ios?

There is 1 ferry operator for Rafina to Ios and this is
  • Golden Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Rafina to Ios?

Book ferries from Rafina to Ios 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 Rafina to Ios?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Rafina to Ios with
  • Golden Star Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Rafina to Ios?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Rafina to Ios with
  • Golden Star Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Rafina to Ios?

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
  • Golden Star Ferries

How far is Ios from Rafina?

The distance between Rafina to Ios is approximately 103 nautical Miles.

Rafina Guide

Nestled on the eastern coast of Attica, Rafina ferry port serves as a bustling gateway to the Aegean Sea's tranquil islands. A stone's throw from Athens, Rafina itself offers a charming blend of local culture and seaside relaxation. The port town boasts proximity to the historic Marathon battlefield and the mesmerising Schinias National Park, perfect for nature and history enthusiasts alike. While there may not be year-round festivals specific to Rafina, its close neighbour Athens hosts a plethora of cultural events throughout the year. From Rafina ferry port, travellers can embark on adventures to popular destinations like Mykonos, Tinos, and Andros. Efficient transport links make the journey from the port to Athens city centre straightforward, with regular bus services connecting passengers to the urban heartbeat. Whether you're setting sail for the islands or exploring the mainland, Rafina ferry port offers an inviting starting point for your Grecian odyssey.

Ios Guide

Nestled in the heart of the Cyclades, Ios ferry port serves as the gateway to this captivating Greek island, where tradition and nightlife dance hand in hand. Ios entices travellers with its golden beaches, such as Mylopotas and Manganari, and the historical allure of the prehistoric settlement of Skarkos. Don't miss the charming Hora, or Ios Town, with its labyrinth of white-washed buildings and vibrant squares. While there are no yearly festivals that occur with the certainty required for inclusion here, the island's natural beauty and cultural heritage provide year-round allure. The ferry from Athens to Ios connects explorers to the islands of Santorini or Naxos with ease from Ios ferry port. Upon arrival, visitors can take a bus or taxi from the port to reach the town centre swiftly. Ios ferry port is not only a hub of Aegean connectivity but also the starting point for an unforgettable Grecian odyssey.


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