Sifnos port with sailing boats

Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Sifnos by ferry

The ferry route Piraeus - Sifnos normally takes from 2.5h to 5h and costs start at €38. Check our summary with the latest data for ferries from Athens to Sifnos.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Sifnos*

Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?

The ferry itineraries from Piraeus to Sifnos run daily, with 2-4 departures. The crossing is served by both conventional and high-speed vessels, while itineraries depend on the season and the weather. The ferry companies that mainly operate on this route are Seajets, Aegean Speed ​​Lines and Zante Ferries. . You can compare information and check real-time data on our fare search engine.

How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?

The trip from Piraeus to Sifnos lasts between 2.5 and 5 hours. The duration of the trip varies because it depends mainly on the type of vessel and the ferry company. 

Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?

Yes, there are ferry companies that run the route Piraeus - Sifnos with fast ferries, all year long. The duration of the trip with the high-speed ferry to Sifnos is approximately 2.5 hours.  

How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?

Usually, the Athens - Sifnos ticket for the conventional ferry costs about €38 and for the speedboat close to €60. However, the total cost can be higher or lower depending on reductions, offers, and seat or cabin type.

What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?

There are around 15 weekly ferry crossings from Athens to Sifnos. The earliest ferry usually departs from Piraeus at 07.00 and arrives in Sifnos around 09.30. The last scheduled ferry trip is at 17.00.

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 (142 km).

Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos?

Yes, travel within Greece is currently allowed. For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets to Sifnos from Athens (Piraeus)?

Check the Ferryhopper pages and book online ferry tickets in just a few clicks. Compare prices and ferries and organize your trip from Athens to Sifnos easily and quickly!

Good to know: ferry tracking is available for the Piraeus - Sifnos ferry route when traveling with the following vessels: Seajet 2, Super Jet, Champion Jet 1, Olympus, Dionysios Solomos, Champion Jet 2, and Speedrunner 2. This means you can locate your ferry live on the Ferryhopper App on the day of traveling!

white church on top of the mountain

Admire the view next to the white chapel in Sifnos

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos

  • The port of Piraeus is usually full of travelers during the whole summer season and many ferries can arrive or depart at the same time. We suggest you be at the port at least 1 hour earlier
  • The tickets for the crossing Piraeus - Sifnos can sell out fast during high-season. If you are planning to travel in this period, make sure to book your tickets well in advance. We also suggest that you book your accommodation as early as possible.
  • For more info on the island and holidays in Sifnos, please visit our relevant page. 
  • The geographical location of Sifnos makes it an ideal starting point for island hopping in Milos, Serifos and Folegandros. You can find all the ferry connections of Sifnos on our Map of Ferries.

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 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km 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.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies in Greece 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 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 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


The trip to Sifnos isn’t very long, and many high-speed ferries don’t have cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a seat.

Daily ferries from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Sifnos