Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos

Tickets & Schedules

The ferry route Athens (Piraeus) - Karpathos normally takes around 20-22 hours and costs start at 20€. Check our summary with the latest data for ferries.
Athens (port of Piraeus) Karpathos Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 15:00 Last trip: 21:00 Average duration: 22h 11m Price range: 61.50 € - 93.50 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos?

There are 2-3 ferry services during the week to Karpathos with departures occurring in the afternoon. However, this can change depending on the season and weather, but you can compare information and check real-time data on our fare search engine. The ferry companies that usually operate this route are Blue Star Ferries and Aegeon Pelagos.

How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos?

The ferry trip from the port of Piraeus to that of Karpathos lasts approximately 20-22 hours. For this reason, we suggest booking a cabin or airline seat if you want to travel more comfortably and sleep during the trip. 

How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos?

Ferry tickets from Piraeus to Karpathos start from 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 Karpathos?

There are at least 2-3 weekly ferry crossings from Piraeus to Karpathos. The earliest ferry usually departs at 15:00 and arrives in Karpathos around 11:30, the next morning. The last scheduled trip is at 18:00, reaching the port of Karpathos at 14:30, the next afternoon.

What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Karpathos?

The port of Piraeus is located close to 227 nautical miles (420 km) from Karpathos.

Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos?

Yes, travel within Greece is currently allowed. For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.

white and blue boat, pebble beach, crystal clear waters in Karpathos

Impressive beach with white pebbles and crystal waters in Karpathos.

How can I book ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos?

Get on the Ferryhopper platform and book online cheap ferry tickets to Karpathos in a few clicks. Compare prices and routes and organize your trip easily, quickly and economically.

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos

  • The port of Piraeus is usually full of travelers during the whole summer season and many ferries can arrive or depart at the same time. We suggest you be at the port at least 1 hour earlier, while you can ask the port authorities for information about your ferry.  
  • If you go to the port of Piraeus by means of transport, don’t forget that you will need some time to reach the departure gate. For example, the gate for ferries to Karpathos is E1, which is about a 25-minute walk from the metro / suburban station. You can also take the free bus to the port of Piraeus, which runs all day to the departure gates.
  • Due to the long journey, most of the vessels have cabins, air seats and garages for transporting vehicles.
  • Karpathos is located in the southern part of the Dodecanese and is often connected with Rhodes, Kassos and ports of Crete. You can check the Ferryhopper route map to organize island-hopping in a few steps.
  • For any additional information about the trip from Piraeus to Karpathos, you can contact the Ferryhopper customer service team!

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