Ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos?
There are usually at least 2 weekly ferry crossings from the port of Lavrio to Kythnos during the winter. In the summer months, due to increased demand, there are up to 4 crossings a day.
The ferry companies that usually serve the Lavrio - Kythnos route are Karystia Travel, Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Triton Ferries, and Goutos Lines.
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos?
There are at least 2 daily ferry crossings from Lavrio to Kythnos in the summer season. The earliest ferry usually departs at 08:15 and arrives in Kythnos around 10:00. The last scheduled trip is normally at 18:00, reaching Kythnos at 19:50.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos?
The price of a single ferry ticket from Lavrio to Kythnos usually starts at €14. The final ticket price depends on available discounts and offers, seat type, and vehicle selection.
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Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Athens to Kythnos with lower-cost ferry tickets. Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discounts up to 50% are:
- Students (Greek Public Universities)
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
- Large group of travelers
Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years travel for free.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos?
The Lavrio - Kythnos ferry duration is between around 1 hr 40 min and 2 hr 15 min, depending on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.
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Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos?
Yes, you can travel by high-speed ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos. The fastest ferry to Kythnos makes the crossing in 1 hr 25 min.
What’s the distance between Athens (Lavrio) and Kythnos?
The distance from the port of Lavrio to the port of Kythnos is estimated at 25 nautical miles (46 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Kythnos from Athens (Lavrio)
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos:
- As the port of Lavrio gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1 hr before boarding to avoid delays.
- Kythnos is connected by ferry to more islands in the Aegean, such as Syros, Kea, Paros or Naxos, as well as Serifos. Check our Map of ferries to browse all available ferry connections in real time.
- Kythnos has over 60 beaches, the most famous being that of Kolona. The closest beach to the port of Kythnos is Martinakia.
- Check out our Kythnos travel guide for more travel tips and plan your vacation to the Cycladic island.
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos
The easiest way to reach Kythnos by ferry is from the port of Lavrio in Athens. Ferries to Kythnos depart from the passenger pier on the eastern side of the port of Lavrio.
The port of Lavrio is located about 60 km from the center of Athens and about 35 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. The Attica KTEL operates daily bus services from Pedion Areos to the port of Lavrio which takes about 2 hr, depending on traffic.
Can I travel on the ferry from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos with a car?
Yes, you can travel with a vehicle in the majority of the ferries from Athens (Lavrio) to Kythnos.
Ferry companies, like Karystia Travel, Blue Star Ferries, Seajets, Triton Ferries, and Goutos Lines, 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 Kythnos.
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 Kythnos is quite short, so most ferries have no cabins. For extra comfort during the journey, you can book a numbered seat.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Kythnos from Athens, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Before your trip, make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies.
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