Traveling from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Paros by ferry
Taking a ferry from Athens (Port of Piraeus) to Paros Island will have an average duration of around 3.5 hours. The distance between Piraeus port and Paros port is 180 km or 97 nautical miles. The ferry routes schedule depends on the period, so from late May to late September you can find more than 5 ferry routes a day, while from October to early May there are only 2 routes that can take you from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros. An average price for ferry tickets is 40 €.
Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Paros*
How long does it take to get from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros by ferry?
The trip duration from Athens to Paros Island may vary from 2h and 50 min to 4h and 20 min. If you love ferry trips you can go for the long ride and enjoy every minute of it, while those who want to get faster in Paros will chose the 2h 50min ride, with a high speed ferry.
What time do ferries depart from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
In May – September period (high season) there are usually about 4 ferries per day going from Athens to Paros from 7:00 to 7:25 in the morning and a ferry per day departing to Paros at 17:30 in the afternoon. During October – May period (low season) the ferry schedule is different, so there is usually one ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros in the morning and another one in the evening (17:30). The exact times of arrivals and departures are estimated and they can change according to the season and the ferry operators serving this route.
Ferry ticket prices from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros:
How much does a ferry trip from Athens to Paros cost? Well, the price depends on the ferry operators you chose and also on the time you want to spend on the ferry, as the longer rides tend to be cheaper than the short ones. The cheapest ferry ticket from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros normally is around 20€, while the most expensive one can get up to 50€.
Tips for you ferry trip from Athens to Paros
- Tickets to Paros sell out fast during high-season (June - August). If you are planning a trip during this period, make sure to pre-book your ferry tickets as soon as possible.
- In our pages, you can find useful travel information about Paros.
- The port of Piraeus is usually very crowded during the whole summer season, and multiple ferries can arrive/depart at the same time. Make sure to be there on time, and ask the port authorities personnel for information regarding your ferry.
- Naxos, Milos, Mykonos, Amorgos, Koufonisia and Santorini are directly connected to Paros with frequent itineraries. You can find more island hopping options around Paros at our Map of Ferries.