Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?
The ferries that serve the route from Piraeus to Sifnos are daily. In summer, you can find at least 2 crossings per day. The ferry companies that usually operate on this connection are Seajets and Zante 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) - Sifnos crossing on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?
Yes, traveling from Piraeus to Sifnos is possible. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Greece and get ready for your trip!
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?
During the high season there are 2-4 daily ferry crossings on the Piraeus - Sifnos route.
The earliest ferry usually departs from Piraeus at 07:00 and arrives in Sifnos at 12:00, while the latest scheduled trip to Sifnos from Piraeus is at 23:30.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?
Usually, the Athens - Sifnos ticket for the conventional ferry costs about €41 and for the speedboat close to €66. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, seat type, or the ferry company.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Sifnos from Piraeus. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
For more info, have a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.
Traveling from Athens to Sifnos 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:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities
- 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 Sifnos?
The Athens - Sifnos ferry duration is between 2.5 hr and 5.5 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos. The fastest ferry to Sifnos makes the trip in 2.5 hr.
What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Sifnos?
The distance from the port of Piraeus to the port of Sifnos is 76 nautical miles (142km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Sifnos from Athens (Piraeus)
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos:
- As the port of Piraeus gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1 hour 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 see any changes through our Ferryhopper App.
- Sifnos belongs to the western Cyclades and is an ideal starting point for island hopping. Check out our Map of ferries to see all available ferry connections between Sifnos and Milos, Serifos and Folegandros.
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos
You can catch the ferry to Sifnos 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 the port of Piraeus by car, taxi, as well as public transport, including bus, metro and suburban railway.
Ferries from Athens to Sifnos normally depart from Piraeus Port Gates E6, E7, E9, and E10. 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 ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos with a car?
Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos.
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 from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos.
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.
The trip to Sifnos is quite short and most ferries don’t have cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a numbered seat.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Sifnos from Piraeus, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?
You can easily book Sifnos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Sifnos from Piraeus with just a few clicks.