Traveling from Igoumenitsa to Paxi by ferry
The ferry route from Igoumenitsa to Paxi is normally available throughout the year. Ferry tickets for the Igoumenitsa - Paxi route start at approximately €10.4. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.
Ferry schedules from Igoumenitsa to Paxi*
Is there a ferry from Igoumenitsa to Paxi?
You can catch a ferry from Igoumenitsa to Paxi year-round. Normally, there are around 3-4 weekly crossings all year long, with more crossings during the summer. The route is usually serviced by Kerkyra Seaways, European Ferries, Kerkyra Lines and more ferry companies.
How long is the ferry ride from Igoumenitsa to Paxi?
The Igoumenitsa to Paxi ferry duration ranges from approximately 1 hr 30 min to 2 hr. The travel time varies, depending on weather conditions and the type of vessel.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Igoumenitsa to Paxi?
Normally, there are no high-speed ferries operating on the route from Igoumenitsa to Paxi. No worries, the distance between Igoumenitsa and Paxi is quite short, so you won’t have to spend too much time on board.
How much is the ferry from Igoumenitsa to Paxi?
The Igoumenitsa - Paxi ferry price is ideal if you’re traveling on a budget. Single tickets to Paxi usually start at €10.4 and car tickets are around €46. 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 Igoumenitsa to Paxi?
There are around 3-4 weekly ferry crossings from Igoumenitsa to Paxi year-round and up to 3 daily routes in the summer. The earliest ferry usually departs from Igoumenitsa in the early morning hours and ferry departure times for the Igoumenitsa - Paxi crossing are announced closer to the departure date.
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 Igoumenitsa to Paxi on our fare search engine.
What’s the distance between Igoumenitsa and Paxi?
The distance between Igoumenitsa and Paxi is 21 nautical miles (approximately 38km).
Am I allowed to travel from Igoumenitsa 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 Igoumenitsa to Paxi?
You can book cheap Igoumenitsa - Paxi ferry tickets with Kerkyra Seaways online on Ferryhopper. Find information about available routes on Ferryhopper’s Map of ferries, compare ferry companies and itineraries and book ferry tickets from Igoumenitsa to Paxi with no extra fees!
The quaint old terminal of Gaios Port in Paxi
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Igoumenitsa to Paxi
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Igoumenitsa to Paxi:
- You can reach the port of Igoumenitsa from Thessaloniki in 3.5 hours by car or bus, as well as from Athens in 5 hours by car or bus.
- Gaios, the main port of Paxi, is on the east side of the island. The port is divided into 2 terminals. Ferries from and to mainland Greece usually use the new terminal, while smaller vessels use the old terminal.
- On Ferryhopper, you can discover island-hopping options from Paxi to Antipaxos and Corfu.
- Find more information about Covid-19 ferry safety measures and learn how to stay safe during your trip to Paxi.
- For more information about the trip to Paxi and departure times, do not hesitate to contact the Ferryhopper Customer Support Team!
Where to take the ferry from Igoumenitsa to Paxi
You can catch the ferry to Paxi from the port of Igoumenitsa in Western Greece. There are 2 piers serving passenger ferries: the main pier and the northern pier. Ferries to Paxi depart from the northern pier, which is located right in the city center and it is accessible on foot from most points of interest.
You can get to the port city of Igoumenitsa by car, as well as intercity bus from Thessaloniki, Ioannina, Patras and Athens. It takes around 5 hours to travel from Athens to Igoumenitsa and 3.5 hours to get there from Thessaloniki.
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 Igoumenitsa 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 cabins and numbered seats on standard ferries, but not on smaller vessels. If you’re traveling to Paxi with a standard ferry, we recommend that you book a seat for extra comfort.