Traveling from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Kythira by ferry
The ferry route Athens (Piraeus) - Kythira normally takes around 6.5 hours and costs start at 25€. Check our summary with the latest data for ferries.
Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Kythira*
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythira?
There are at least 2-3 ferries that travel from Piraeus to Kythira every week. 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 company that usually operates this route is Seajets.
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythira?
The ferry trip from the port of Piraeus to that of Kythira takes 6.5 hours.
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythira?
Ferry tickets from Piraeus to Kythira start from 25€. 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 Kythira?
You can find ferry departures from Piraeus to Kythira twice a week. The earliest ferry usually departs at 10:00 and arrives at around 16:30. The last scheduled trip is at 15:00, reaching the port of Kythira at 21:30.
What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Kythira?
The distance between Piraeus and Kythira translates to about 110 nautical miles (200 km).
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythira?
Yes, travel within Greece is currently allowed. For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.
Waterfall in green nature in Kythira.
How can I book ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythira?
Check the Ferryhopper platform with all the latest updates and find ferry services from Piraeus to Kythira. Compare prices and departure schedules and book online ferry tickets at no extra cost.
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythira
- 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.
- Most ferries operating the Piraeus - Kythira route 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.
- The island of Kythera is ideal for holidays but to use it as a starting point for island-hopping in nearby destinations. Get on the Ferryhopper map and travel from Kythira to Antikythera, Crete and Peloponnese.
- For any questions or additional information, you can contact the Ferryhopper customer service team.