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Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Leros

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Traveling from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Leros by ferry

The ferry route Athens (Piraeus) - Leros normally takes from 8.5 to 10.5 hours and costs start at 30€. Check our summary with the latest data for ferries.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Leros*

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

There are several and frequent ferry services during the week to Leros. Most ferries depart in the afternoon, while others also depart in the evening. 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 Blue Star Ferries.

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

The ferry trip from the port of Piraeus to that of Leros takes from 8.5 to 10.5 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 Leros?

Ferry tickets from Piraeus to Leros start from 30€. 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 Leros?

There are around 5 weekly ferry crossings from Piraeus to Leros. The earliest ferry usually departs at 14:00 and arrives at around 01:15, after midnight. The last scheduled trip is at 23:55, reaching the port of Leros at 09:20, the next morning.

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

The island of Leros is located near 160 nautical miles (296 km) east of Piraeus.

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

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

monastery with tiles and blue windows in Leros

White, traditional chapel in Leros.

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

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

  • 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 Leros 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.
  • Leros is located in the northern part of the Dodecanese and is connected to Kos, Patmos or Leipsoi. You can check the Ferryhopper map to organize island-hopping in a few steps.
  • For any additional information regarding the trip from Piraeus to Leros, you can contact the Ferryhopper customer service team!

Daily ferries from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Leros