Traveling from Paros to Naxos by ferry
There are around 6 daily crossings from Paros to Naxos during peak season. You can travel from Paros to Naxos both with standard vessels and high-speed ferries. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.
Ferry schedules from Paros to Naxos*
Is there a ferry from Paros to Naxos?
You can catch a ferry from Paros to Naxos throughout the year. Usually, there are 2 daily ferry crossings to Naxos year-round and around 40 weekly crossings from June to September. Seajets, Blue Star Ferries, Golden Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways normally operate on this route.
How long is the ferry ride from Paros to Naxos?
The Paros to Naxos ferry duration is 1 hr on average. The travel time varies, depending on weather conditions and the type of vessel.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Paros to Naxos?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Paros to Naxos. Fast ferries to Naxos make the trip in 30 min and they are normally available from May to October.
How much is the ferry from Paros to Naxos?
The Paros - Naxos ferry price ranges from approximately €5.5 to €43. 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 Paros to Naxos?
Normally, there are 2 daily ferry crossings from Paros to Naxos year round. From June to September, there are more ferry companies operating on this route, meaning there are around 7 daily crossings. The earliest ferry departs from Paros at 09:55, while the latest scheduled trip to Naxos from Paros is usually at 22:50, arriving around midnight.
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 Paros to Naxos on our fare search engine.
What’s the distance between Paros and Naxos?
The distance between the port of Parikia in Paros and Naxos is 17 nautical miles (approximately 31km).
Am I allowed to travel from Paros to Naxos?
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 Paros to Naxos?
You can easily book cheap Paros - Naxos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no extra fees. Find information about available routes on Ferryhopper’s Map of ferries, compare ferry companies and itineraries and book ferry tickets from Paros to Naxos in just 4 clicks!
Cycladic chapel at Alyko beach in Naxos
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Paros to Naxos
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Paros to Naxos:
- The port of Parikia in Paros can get quite crowded in the summer, so make sure to get there at least 60 min before boarding.
- If you are visiting Naxos during high season, we suggest booking your accommodation at least 3-4 months in advance.
- At the port of Naxos, you can find plenty of restaurants and cafés, as well as car rental shops and public parking lots.
- On Ferryhopper, you can discover island-hopping options from Naxos to more Greek islands, such as Santorini, Mykonos, Crete or Koufonisia.
- For more information about the trip to Naxos and departure times, do not hesitate to contact the Ferryhopper Customer Support Team!
Where to take the ferry from Paros to Naxos
You can catch the ferry to Naxos from the port of Parikia in Paros. The port is quite small, yet quite busy in the summer. There is 1 terminal for all ferries to Naxos, Athens and more islands. The port of Parikia is located in the island capital, close to many restaurants, cafés and more traveler services.
You can get to the port of Parikia on foot if you’re staying in the capital, or by taxi and bus from Naoussa, the airport and more major villages. The distance between Naoussa and the port of Parikia is 10km.
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 Paros to Naxos.
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, but they have numbered seats. There are cabins on standard ferries, but since the ferry ride from Paros to Naxos is short, most passengers book numbered seats for a more relaxed trip.