Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Folegandros

Tickets & Schedules

There are usually 5 weekly ferry crossings from Athens to Folegandros and the trip lasts 6 hr on average. In our guide, you can find up-to-date information about the ferry route Piraeus - Folegandros.
Athens (port of Piraeus) Folegandros Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:00 Last trip: 08:00 Average duration: 6h 4m Price range: 28.00 € - 89.80 €

Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Folegandros?

Τhe ferry route from Athens to Folegandros is served daily from July to mid-October. During the rest of the year, there are normally 5 weekly ferry crossings. The companies that usually operate on the Piraeus - Folegandros ferry route are Blue Star Ferries, Zante Ferries, Seajets and Golden Star Ferries.

Please note that ferry schedules are subject to change. Find the latest information and check real-time data for ferries from Athens to Folegandros on Ferryhopper.

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

The ferry duration from Athens to Folegandros ranges from about 4 hr to 12 hr. Travel time depends on the type of ferry that you choose (high-speed or standard).

Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Folegandros?

Yes, there are high-speed ferries traveling from Athens to Folegandros. The fastest ferry to Folegandros takes about 4 hr to reach the island.

How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Folegandros?

Ferry prices for the Piraeus - Folegandros route start at €28 for standard ferries and at €63 for high-speed ferries. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers and seat type.

What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Folegandros?

During the off-season, there are usually 5 weekly ferry crossings from Athens to Folegandros. In the summer, the route is served daily.

The earliest ferry from Piraeus to Folegandros normally departs at 07.00 and the latest at 08:00. Both reach the island early in the afternoon. Sometimes, there is also a crossing at 15:00, with the ferry arriving in Folegandros just after midnight.

Bear in mind that the Athens - Folegandros ferry timetable is subject to change.

What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Folegandros?

The distance between Athens and the island of Folegandros is approximately 104 nautical miles (around 190km).

Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Folegandros?

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Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Folegandros?

You can easily book cheap ferry tickets from Athens to Folegandros on Ferryhopper at no extra cost. See all available ferry routes on our Map of ferries, compare ferry schedules, companies and prices, and book Athens to Folegandros ferry tickets online with just 4 clicks.

View of Folegandros and the Aegean Sea

Stunning deep blue waters and rocky hills in Folegandros

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Folegandros

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Piraeus to Folegandros:

  • The port of Piraeus can get quite busy in the summer, so we recommend that you arrive at least 90 min before departure.
  • If you are not sure which is your departure gate or if you have any questions about the Athens to Folegandros ferry, you can ask the port authority staff for information.
  • Piraeus is a big port with several departure gates. In order to help make your trip easier, we have prepared a guide with useful information about Piraeus as well as a map of the port.
  • Folegandros is located close to many beautiful islands of the Cyclades, so it is an ideal starting point for island hopping.
  • Looking for the best place to stay in Folegandros? Most visitors prefer the picturesque village of Chora for its amenities and breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea.
  • Check out our Folegandros travel guide for tips and useful information about your vacation on the island.

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Folegandros?

You can take the ferry to Folegandros from the port of Piraeus in Athens. The port of Piraeus is located approximately 15km south of the city center of Athens and 45km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. You can get to Piraeus by car, taxi as well as public transport (bus, metro, suburban railway).

Ferries from Piraeus to Folegandros normally depart from port gates E7 and E9. Departure gates may change, so we recommend checking your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies in Greece are usually quite flexible when it comes to baggage size and weight. While on board the ferry to Folegandros, you can keep your bags and suitcases next to you or store them in the designated luggage area. Bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. 

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


There are no cabins on the high-speed ferries serving the route from Piraeus to Folegandros, but there are numbered seats. If you're traveling with a standard ferry, you can either book a cabin or a numbered seat for a more comfortable trip.

Daily ferries from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Folegandros

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