Traveling from Corfu to Paxi by ferry
The ferry route from Corfu to Paxi is in operation throughout the year. Ferry tickets for the Corfu - Paxi route are €20 on average, although ticket prices and ferry timetables often change. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.
Is there a ferry from Corfu to Paxi?
You can catch a ferry from Corfu to Paxi year-round. Normally, there are at least 2-3 daily crossings during the summer months, but make sure you check the latest timetables as schedules often change. The route is usually serviced by local ferry companies such as Kamelia Lines and Joy Cruises.
Good to know: ferries traveling from Corfu to Paxi are normally small passenger vessels such as boats, water taxis and hydrofoils.
How long is the ferry ride from Corfu to Paxi?
The Corfu to Paxi ferry duration ranges from approximately 50 min to 1 hr 30 min. The travel time varies, depending on the weather conditions, the departure port and the type of vessel.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Corfu to Paxi?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed hydrofoil from Corfu to Paxi. The fastest ferry to Paxi makes the trip in approximately 50 min.
How much is the ferry from Corfu to Paxi?
Tickets from Corfu to Paxi usually cost around €20 for one-way trips. The ticket price can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, as well as vessel type.
What’s the ferry schedule from Corfu to Paxi?
There are around 2-3 daily ferry crossings from Corfu to Paxi from May to September and regular weekly routes throughout the year. The earliest ferry usually departs from Corfu at 07:30 and arrives in Paxi at 08:45, while the latest scheduled trip to Paxi from Corfu is around 18:15, arriving at 19:10.
Good to know: ferry schedules for the Corfu - Paxi crossing are subject to change depending on the season and are usually finalized closer to the travel dates.
What’s the distance between Corfu and Paxi?
The distance between Corfu (Lefkimmi) and Paxi is 14 nautical miles (approximately 26km). From Corfu Town to Paxi it is 30 nautical miles (56 km).
Am I allowed to travel from Corfu to Paxi?
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 Corfu to Paxi?
You can get Corfu - Paxi ferry tickets at the port of Corfu. At the moment, it is not possible to book tickets online for the crossing to Paxi from Corfu.
The quaint port of Gaios in Paxi
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Corfu to Paxi
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Corfu to Paxi:
- There are 2 ports in Corfu: Corfu Town (in the north) and Lefkimmi (in the south). Make sure you check your departure port when booking your tickets.
- The port of Corfu Town gets quite busy during the summer, so make sure you arrive at least 60 min before departure.
- There are 2 ports in Paxi: the new port and the old port. Normally, ferries from Corfu arrive at the new port of Paxi, which is 10 min from Gaios on foot.
- On Ferryhopper, you find all island-hopping options in the Ionian Sea. Find out how to travel from Corfu to Kefalonia and Zante, as well as from Kefalonia to Ithaca and Lefkada.
- Find more information about Covid-19 ferry safety measures and learn how to stay safe during your trip to Paxi.
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Where to take the ferry from Corfu to Paxi
You can catch the ferry to Paxi from the ports of Corfu Town and Lefkimmi. The port of Corfu Town is located on the north side of the island capital, 20 minutes from the Old Town on foot and 3 minutes by car. The distance from the port of Corfu Town to the airport is approximately 3km. The port of Lefkimmi is smaller than the main port of Corfu. It’s close to the village of Melikia and there are no visitor amenities at the port area.
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 Corfu to Paxi.
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.
There are no cabins on the ferries to Paxi, as the crossing from Corfu is quite short and it’s serviced by smaller vessels. There are numbered seats for a comfortable trip.