The port town of Parikia in Paros

Ferry from Paros to Santorini

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Paros to Santorini by ferry

The ferry route from Paros to Santorini is normally available year-round. Ferry tickets for the Paros - Santorini crossing start at €21. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Paros to Santorini*

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 serviced by up to 4 ferry companies: Golden Star Ferries, Minoan Lines, Seajets and Blue Star Ferries.

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.

How much is the ferry from Paros to Santorini?

The Paros - Santorini ferry price ranges from approximately €21 to €80. 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 Santorini?

There are 2-4 weekly ferry crossings from Paros to Santorini off-season. From May to October, there are more ferry companies operating on this route, meaning there can be up to 6 daily crossings to Santorini. The earliest ferry departs from Paros at 09:50 and arrives in Santorini at 11:40, while the latest scheduled trip to Santorini from Paros is usually at 22:50, arriving around 02:00 past 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 Santorini on our fare search engine.

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).

Am I allowed to travel from Paros to Santorini?

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 Santorini?

You can book cheap Paros - Santorini ferry tickets online 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 Santorini in just 4 clicks!

House of Cycladic design in Oia, Santorini

House of Cycladic architecture in Oia

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.
  • Find more information about Covid-19 ferry safety measures and learn how to stay safe during your trip to Santorini.
  • For more information about the trip to Santorini and departure times, do not hesitate to contact the Ferryhopper Customer Support Team!

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 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 Luggage

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.

Daily ferries from Paros to Santorini