Schinoussa
Iraklia
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Ferry from Schinoussa to Iraklia

There are usually 1 daily and 8 weekly sailings between Schinoussa and Iraklia. 2 operators sail this route Blue Star Ferries & Small Cyclades Lines and runs throughout the year. Schinoussa Iraklia ferries cost between £6 and £15, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Schinoussa Iraklia ferries.

Schinoussa Iraklia Ferry Times

The earliest Schinoussa Iraklia ferry sailings typically depart Schinoussa at around 07:30. The last ferry usually departs at 20:40.

How long is the ferry from Schinoussa to Iraklia?

Schinoussa Iraklia Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 9m. The fastest sailings are approximately 5m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Schinoussa Iraklia Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 1 daily sailings and up to 8 weekly ferry sailings from Schinoussa to Iraklia. These sailings are provided by Blue Star Ferries & Small Cyclades Lines. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Schinoussa Iraklia Ferry Prices

Schinoussa Iraklia ferry prices typically range between £6* and £15*. The average price is typically £9*. The cheapest Schinoussa Iraklia ferry prices start from £4*. The average price for a foot passenger is £9*. The average price for a car is £13*.

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

How far is it from Schinoussa to Iraklia?

The distance between Schinoussa to Iraklia is approximately 2.8 miles (4.5km) or 2.4 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Schinoussa Iraklia ferry?

Yes, Blue Star Ferries allow cars on board ferries between Schinoussa and Iraklia. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Schinoussa and Iraklia.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Schinoussa to Iraklia?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Blue Star Ferries, Small Cyclades Lines between Schinoussa and Iraklia.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Schinoussa to Iraklia?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Schinoussa to Iraklia with Blue 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.

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Schinoussa - Iraklia Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Small Cyclades Lines
Average Price £9*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 9m
Fastest Sailing Duration 5m
First Ferry 07:30
Last Ferry 20:40
Distance 2 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 Schinoussa to Iraklia?

The ferry crossing time from Schinoussa to Iraklia is approximately 07m. 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 Schinoussa to Iraklia?

Schinoussa to Iraklia ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Schinoussa to Iraklia is £9. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Schinoussa to Iraklia?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Schinoussa to Iraklia. These are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Small Cyclades Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Schinoussa to Iraklia?

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

How far is Iraklia from Schinoussa?

The distance between Schinoussa to Iraklia is approximately 2 nautical Miles.

Schinoussa Guide

Located in the Cyclades group of islands, in the Aegean Sea, is the Greek island of Schoinousa, or Schinoussa, is located to the south of the island of Naxos, between the islands of Irakleia and Koufonisia. The town of Mersini is home to the island's harbour which is known as one of the best shelters for small ships in the Aegean region. The island's capital is called Chora and has pretty authentic Cycladic architecture, with white washed houses adorned with beautiful Bougainvillea, cobbled streets, churches and lovely views of the Aegean Sea. There is a rich cultural history on the island with a number of monuments bearing testimony to its history. Popular attractions on the island include the Church of Eisodia Theotokou in Hora, the Church of Evangelismos at Messaria, the Archaeological Museum, the Folklore Museum and the Cave of Peiratis which is located along the road that leads to the port.

The island is also popular with hikers who enjoy exploring the island by hiking along the island's mule paths, some dating back to Classical times. The paths criss-cross the island and provide wonderful views. Some lead to secluded beaches, remote mountain scenery, secret valleys and some unspoilt villages.


Iraklia Guide

The small Greek island of Iraklia is located at the western edge of the Small Eastern Cyclades group of islands and only has around 100 inhabitants. The island is characterised by hills, thick vegetation, clear waters with the od shipwreck on the sea floor, and scenic bays which all combine to make it one of the most unspoilt islands of the Cyclades. For nature lovers the island is home to the Mediterranean seal and the marine turtle, Caretta Caretta. The island only has two villages. Ayios Georgios, which is home to the island's harbour, and Panayia.

Perhaps because the island is so small its history remains largely unknown with speculation that is may have been a Minoan settlement in the 2nd century BC, as there is an similar city in Crete. Under Venetian and Ottoman rule, the island paid taxes but it seems that it was the only obligation the Iraklians had.

From the island's port there are ferries available that depart to the Port of Piraeus with a crossing time of between 8 and 10 hours, depending on itinerary. There are also ferry services to the other islands of the Small Cyclades and to Naxos and Amorgos.


Schinoussa to Iraklia Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 07:30 07:40 10 minutes Tue, Thu, Sun
Small Cyclades Lines 09:00 09:10 10 minutes Wed, Fri, Sat
Small Cyclades Lines 11:15 11:25 10 minutes Tue, Thu, Sun

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