Traveling from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Iraklia by ferry
The ferry route Piraeus - Irakleia normally takes around 6.5 Iraklia and costs start at 20€. Check our summary with the latest data for ferries.
Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Iraklia*
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Iraklia?
Usually, there are 3-4 weekly ferry crossings to Iraklia. This can change regarding the season and the weather, but you can compare information and check real-time data on our fare search engine. The ferry company that usually operates on this route is Blue Star Ferries.
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Iraklia?
The journey from Piraeus to Iraklia lasts approximately 6 hours 30 minutes, depending on whether you choose a conventional ferry or speedboat. The duration of the trip also depends on the ferry company you choose.
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Iraklia?
The cost of the standard ferry ticket for the route Piraeus - Irakleia starts from about 20€. However, the total cost can be higher or lower depending on reductions, offers, and seat or cabin type.
What's the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Iraklia?
You can find up to 4 ferry connections from Piraeus to Iraklia, especially in the summer. The ferry usually departs at 06:45 and arrives in Iraklia around 13:15.
What's the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Iraklia?
The distance between the port of Piraeus and Irakleia is close to 108 nautical miles (200 km).
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Iraklia?
Yes, traveling across Greek destinations is currently allowed. For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece please check our relevant FAQ section.
Blue, crystal waters in Iraklia.
Where can I book ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Iraklia?
Check the updated Ferryhopper platform and book online ferry tickets in a few steps. Compare prices and times and organize your trip easily and quickly.
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Iraklia
- Most ferries operating from Piraeus to Iraklia have garages for transporting vehicles. If you decide to take a car with you, we suggest you be at the port at least 1 hour earlier.
- If you go to the port of Piraeus by means of transport, keep in mind that you will need some time to reach the departure gate. You can contact the port authorities to find out the port number.
- Irakleia is a beautiful island of the Small Cyclades. If you want to continue your vacation and travel from Irakleia to Amorgos, Naxos, Koufonisia or Schinoussa, check our map of ferries and plan an amazing summer island-hopping experience.
- For more information on the Piraeus - Iraklia trip, you can contact the Ferryhopper customer service team.