Traveling from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Paros by ferry
There are daily ferry crossings from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros all year round and the average ticket cost is €30. Find the latest information for this route in our ferry guide.
Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Paros*
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
The ferry route from Athens to Paros is usually served at least 2 times per day throughout the year. The ferry companies that normally operate on this route are Blue Star Ferries, Golden Star Ferries and Seajets.
Please note that ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season and weather. Find the latest information and check real-time data for ferries from Athens to Paros on our fare search engine.
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
The Athens to Paros ferry duration ranges from approximately 3.5 hr to 5 hr depending on the type of vessel and the itinerary.
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 3.5 hr to get to the island.
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
The Athens - Paros ferry prices range from approximately €20 to €110, with the average price for a foot passenger being €30. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat type, cabin selection and vessel type.
What's the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
There are daily ferry connections from Piraeus to Paros all year round. During the off-season, ferries depart 1-2 times per day, while in the summer, there are 4-5 daily crossings.
The earliest ferry from Athens to Paros normally departs at around 07.00 and arrives at about 12:00. The latest ferry departure is usually at 17.30, with the ferry arriving at about 22:00. Sometimes, there are ferries that depart later in the evening.
Bear in mind that the Piraeus - Paros ferry timetable is subject to change.
What's the distance between Athens and Paros?
The distance between the port of Piraeus and the port of Paros is 90 nautical miles (approximately 166km).
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Paros?
For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry travel in Greece, please visit our FAQ page.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets to Paros from Athens (Piraeus)?
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 4 clicks.
Fishing boats at the picturesque little port of Naousa
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 departure.
- 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.
- If you are not sure which is 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 can sell out quickly during 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.
- If you want to go island hopping in the Cyclades, then Paros is a great starting point. 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, suburban railway).
Ferries from Piraeus to Paros 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 companies in Greece are usually quite flexible when it comes to baggage 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: 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.
Fast ferries do not have cabins. If you are taking the standard ferry from Athens to Paros, you can either book a cabin or a numbered seat for a more comfortable journey.