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Ferry from Sami to Paxi

On average there are 2 weekly sailings between Sami to Paxi. This ferry route is operated by Lefkada Palace. Sami Paxi ferries cost between £36 and £110, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Sami Paxi ferries.

Sami Paxi Ferry Times

The first Sami Paxi ferry typically departs from Sami at around 09:45. The last ferry usually departs at 09:45.

How long is the ferry from Sami to Paxi?

Sami Paxi Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 7h 0m. The fastest sailings are approximately 7h 0m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Sami Paxi Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 2 weekly ferry sailings from Sami to Paxi. These sailings are provided by Lefkada Palace. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Sami Paxi Ferry Prices

Sami Paxi ferry prices typically range between £36* and £110*. The average price is typically £64*. The cheapest Sami Paxi ferry prices start from £37*. The average price for a foot passenger is £64*.

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

How far is it from Sami to Paxi?

The distance between Sami to Paxi is approximately 68.9 miles (110.9km) or 59.9 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Sami Paxi ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Sami and Paxi

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Sami to Paxi?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Lefkada Palace between Sami and Paxi.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Sami to Paxi?

Pets are currently not allowed on board the ferries from Sami to Paxi.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Kefalonia to Ionian Islands page.
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Sami - Paxi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Lefkada Palace
Average Price £64*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 7h 0m
First Ferry 09:45
Distance 59 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 Sami to Paxi?

The ferry crossing time from Sami to Paxi is approximately 7h. 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 Sami to Paxi?

Sami to Paxi ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Sami to Paxi is £64. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Sami to Paxi?

There is 1 ferry operator for Sami to Paxi and this is
  • Lefkada Palace

How can I book ferry tickets from Sami to Paxi?

Book ferries from Sami to Paxi through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

How far is Paxi from Sami?

The distance between Sami to Paxi is approximately 59 nautical Miles.

Sami Guide

The Greek town of Sami is located on the north east coast of the island of Cephalonia. It is a busy working port that is located around 20 km from Argostoli, the island's capital. The picturesque town lies on a wide bay with a long tree lined waterfront and has lovely views across to the neighbouring island of Ithaca. There are a number of bars, restaurants and tavernas located along the waterfront promenade where the day's fishing catch can often be seen on display. The town's nearest beach, Antisamos beach, is a short walk from the town and has a long stretch of white pebbles and is great for swimming in. There is also Karavomilos beach which is 2 km from the town and the resort of Aghia Efimia whish is 8 km from Sami.

The island has two ferry ports along with a cruise boat jetty. Greek ferries have improved greatly over the years and now a ferry journey over to the mainland, for a day's shopping in Patras is a real treat.

Paxi Guide

Paxi is an island of Greece, in the Ionian Sea. In Greek mythology Poseidon created the island by striking Corfu with his trident, so that he and wife Amphitrite could have some peace and quiet.
Although possibly inhabited from prehistoric times, the Phoenecians are traditionally held to have been the first settlers on Paxi. The name is believed to be derived from Pax which meant slate in their language.
The Romans ruled the island from the 2nd century BC, and during the Byzantine period and Middle ages it was constantly attacked by pirates. After various rulers and Crusaders had passed through, the island was taken by the Venetians at the end of the 14th century.
During the Napoleonic wars the Ionian Islands were taken by the French, a Russo-Turkish alliance, and finally by the British, who established the Ionian Union in 1815. In 1864, together with the rest of the Heptanese, Paxi was ceded to the Greek state.

Sami to Paxi Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Lefkada Palace 09:45 16:45 7 hours Fri, Sun
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