Traveling from Athens (port of Rafina) to Andros by ferry
There are up to 6 daily crossings from Athens (Rafina) to Andros throughout the year. Ferry tickets start at €19 and there are both standard vessels and high-speed ferries to Andros. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.
Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Rafina) to Andros*
Is there a ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Andros?
You can catch a ferry from Rafina to Andros throughout the year. Usually, there are 4 daily ferry crossings from the port of Rafina in Athens to Andros during the week and 6 daily routes in the weekends. There are 3 ferry companies operating on this route: Fast Ferries, Seajets and Golden Star Ferries.
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Rafina) to Andros?
The Athens (Rafina) to Andros ferry duration is 1 hr 30 min on average. The travel time varies depending on weather conditions and the type of vessel.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Andros?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Andros year-round. Fast ferries to Andros make the trip in approximately 1 hr.
How much is the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Andros?
The Athens (Rafina) - Andros ferry price ranges from approximately €19 to €65. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat and vessel type, as well as vehicle selection.
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Rafina) to Andros?
There are at least 4 daily ferry crossings from Athens (Rafina) to Andros year round. The earliest ferry departs from Rafina at 07:05 and arrives in Andros around 09:00, while the latest scheduled trip to Andros from Athens is usually at 19:15, arriving a few minutes after 21:00.
Usually, routes to Andros from Rafina are more frequent from late April to early October.
Good to know: ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. Find the latest information and check real-time data for ferries from Athens (Rafina) to Andros on our fare search engine.
What’s the distance between Athens (Rafina) and Andros?
The distance between the port of Rafina and Andros is 36 nautical miles (approximately 66km).
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Rafina) to Andros?
For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry travel in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Rafina) to Andros?
You can easily book cheap Athens (Rafina) - Andros ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no extra cost. Find information about available routes on Ferryhopper’s Map of ferries, compare ferry companies and itineraries and book ferry tickets from Athens to Andros in just 4 clicks!
The seaside village of Batsi in Andros
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Rafina) to Andros
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Rafina) to Andros:
- The port of Rafina can get quite busy in the summer, so we recommend that you arrive at least 1 hr before departure.
- The port of Gavrio in Andros is on the northwest coast of the island, around 30km to the island capital.
- The Rafina - Andros ferry route is the fastest way to travel from Athens to Andros by ferry. There are also ferry crossings from the ports of Piraeus and Lavrio.
- On Ferryhopper, you can discover island-hopping options from Andros to nearby islands, such as Tinos, Mykonos, Syros or Kythnos.
- For more information about the trip to Andros and departure times, do not hesitate to contact the Ferryhopper Customer Support Team!
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Andros
You can catch the ferry to Andros from the port of Rafina in Athens. The port of Rafina is located approximately 33km east of the city center of Athens and 26km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. You can get to the port of Rafina by car, taxi, as well as intercity bus from downtown Athens and the airport.
There is 1 terminal at the port of Rafina. The terminal is divided into 13 ramps for standard ferries and 2 ramps for high-speed vessels. You can easily access your departure gate on foot.
Ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry to Andros.
Good to know: 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.
High-speed ferries do not have cabins. There are cabins on standard ferries, but since the ferry ride from Rafina to Andros is quite short, we recommend booking a numbered seat for a more comfortable journey.