Ferry from Paros to Santorini
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Paros to Santorini?
You can normally catch a ferry from Paros to Santorini throughout the year. Usually, there are up to 6 daily ferry crossings to Santorini in the summer. The route is normally operated by 4 ferry companies: Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines, Seajets and Blue Star Ferries.
Am I allowed to travel to Santorini from Paros?
Yes, you can travel to Santorini from Paros by ferry at the moment. However, travel guidelines may change. So, make sure to check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Greece before your trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from Paros to Santorini?
There are 2-4 weekly ferry crossings from Paros to Santorini during the winter, while from May to October, there are up to 6 daily crossings to Santorini.
The earliest ferry departs from Paros at 10:00 and arrives in Santorini at 11:50. The latest scheduled trip to Santorini from Paros is usually at 23:05, arriving around 02:00 past midnight.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Paros to Santorini?
The Paros - Santorini ferry price ranges from approximately €25 to €100. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat and vessel type, as well as vehicle selection.
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Traveling from Paros to Santorini by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and children up to 3 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Paros to Santorini?
The Paros to Santorini ferry duration ranges from approximately 1 hr 40 min to 3 hr. The travel time varies, depending on weather conditions, the type of vessel and the itinerary.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Paros to Santorini?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Paros to Santorini. The fastest ferry to Santorini makes the trip in approximately 1.5 hr.
What’s the distance between Paros and Santorini?
The distance between the port of Parikia in Paros and Santorini is 63 nautical miles (approximately 116km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Paros to Santorini
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Paros to Santorini:
- The port of Parikia in Paros can get quite busy in the summer, so make sure to get there at least 60 min in advance.
- The only port in Santorini serving ferry routes is Athinios. Cruise ships use the port of Fira, so make sure you arrange your transfer from the port accordingly. Discover more useful details about the port of Santorini.
- On Ferryhopper, you can discover island-hopping options from Santorini to more Greek islands, such as Mykonos, Crete, Amorgos and Milos.
Where to take the ferry from Paros to Santorini
You can catch the ferry to Santorini 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 Santorini, Athens and more islands. The port of Parikia is located in the island capital, close to many restaurants, cafés and 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 Santorini.
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 and numbered seats on standard ferries, but since the trip is quite short, we recommend that you book a seat for extra comfort.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry from Paros to Santorini, depending on the company and type of vessel. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Paros to Santorini?
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