Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros
Tickets, Prices, Schedules & Times
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
The ferries that serve the route from Piraeus to Paros are daily. During summer, you can find up to 7 crossings per day. The ferry companies that usually operate on this connection are Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Hellenic Seaways, and Fast Ferries.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Athens (Piraeus) - Paros crossing on Ferryhopper.
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 5-7 daily crossings.
The earliest ferry usually departs from Piraeus at 07:00 and arrives in Paros at 09:50, while the latest scheduled trip to Paros from Piraeus is at 17:30.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
The Athens - Paros ferry prices range from approximately €40 to €71. However, the final cost may vary depending on seasonality, discounts, offers, seat selection, vehicle selection, and the ferry company.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all the 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 online on Ferryhopper.
For more info, have a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.
Traveling from Athens to Paros by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities and ISIC card holders
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the 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. This depends on the type of vessel, the weather conditions as well as the intermediate stops of each itinerary.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Athens to Paros. The fastest ferry to Paros makes the trip in 2 h 50 min.
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 166 km).
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:
- As the port of Piraeus gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1.5 hr before boarding to avoid delays.
- Summer ferry rides can be bumpy. There is nothing to worry about, but if you feel seasick you can ask the ferry crew for some aspirin or carry with you anti-nausea pills.
- Weather conditions might affect the time of departure. You can check any changes in your travel time and track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App.
- Paros is a great starting point if you want to go island hopping in the Cyclades. Check out our Map of ferries and find ferry connections to nearby islands like 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 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km 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 50 kg 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.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros
You can easily book Paros ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, routes and prices, and book your ferry to Paros from Piraeus with just a few clicks.