Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros
Tickets, Prices, Schedules & Times
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
The ferry route from Athens to Paros is available with at least 2 daily crossings throughout the year, operated by 3 companies: Blue Star Ferries, Golden Star Ferries and Seajets.
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
Yes, traveling to Paros from Athens is allowed. As you start planning your holidays, we suggest you take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Greece, including all the documents required for your ferry trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros
There are at least 1-2 daily ferry connections from Piraeus to Paros all year round. In summer, there is usually increased frequency, as there are about 4-5 daily crossings.
The earliest ferry from Athens to Paros normally departs at around 06:45 in the morning and arrives at 12:00. The latest ferry departure is usually at 17:30, with the ferry arriving at about 22:00. Occasionally, some ferries depart later in the evening.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
The Athens - Paros ferry prices range from €25 to €105. However, the final cost may vary depending on seasonality, discounts, offers, seat selection and type of vessel.
On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry to Paros from Athens. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare prices and offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
The ferry route from Athens to Paros offers discounts to the following passenger categories:
- Toddlers (-100%)
- Children (-50%)
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities (-50%)
- People with disabilities (-50%)
Tip: different discount tickets may be available depending on the ferry company you’re traveling with.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
The Athens to Paros ferry duration ranges from approximately 3 hr to 5 hr, depending on the itinerary and type of vessel you’ve chosen.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries traveling from Athens to Paros. The fastest ferry to Paros takes about 3 hr to get to the island.
What’s the distance between Athens and Paros?
The distance between the port of Piraeus and the port of Paros is 90 nautical miles (about 166km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Piraeus to Paros:
- If you are traveling from Piraeus to Paros with your vehicle, we recommend arriving at the port at least 1.5 hr before your departure.
- Piraeus is a big port with several departure gates. To make your trip easier, we have prepared a guide with useful information about Piraeus, including a map of the port.
- If you are not sure about your departure gate or if you have any questions about the Athens - Paros ferry, you can ask the port authority staff for information.
- Ferry tickets to Paros tend to sell out quickly in the high season, so we recommend booking well in advance.
- Check our Paros travel guide for tips and useful information about your vacation on the island.
- Paros is a great starting point if you want to go island hopping in the Cyclades. From Paros, you can easily travel by ferry to Naxos, Milos, Mykonos, Santorini and other stunning islands in the Aegean Sea.
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros
You can take the ferry to Paros 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 and suburban railway).
Ferries from Piraeus to Paros normally depart from 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.
Can I travel on the Athens (Piraeus) to Paros ferry with a car?
Depending on the ferry company and type of vessel you’re traveling with, you can bring along your vehicle to Paros. Make sure to book your tickets as early as possible since there might be limited availability.
Ferry companies in Greece are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight. You can keep your bags and suitcases next to you or store them in the designated luggage area on the ferry to Paros. Bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.
Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
High-speed ferries do not have cabins. If you take the standard ferry from Athens to Paros, you can either book a cabin or a numbered seat for a more comfortable journey.
You can travel with your pet to Paros, depending on the ferry company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, pet tickets and any supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros
You can easily book cheap ferry tickets from Piraeus to Paros on Ferryhopper at no extra cost. Find all available ferry routes on our Map of ferries, compare ferry schedules, companies and prices, and book ferry tickets from Athens to Paros online in just a few clicks.