Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos?
The connection from the port of Piraeus to Tinos is active all year round, with at least 1 ferry crossing a day. Crossings are even more frequent in the summer months.
The ferry company operating on this route is normally Blue Star Ferries.
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos?
Yes, ferry travel between Athens (Piraeus) and Tinos is currently allowed. Take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Greece and plan your trip in just a few steps on Ferryhopper!
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos?
The Athens (Piraeus) - Tinos ferry connection is normally served 1-2 times a day.
The first ferry usually departs from the port of Piraeus at 07:30 and reaches Tinos at around 12:00. The latest scheduled trip to Tinos from Piraeus is usually at 12:00, arriving in Tinos at around 15:50.
Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos?
The price of a single ferry ticket from Piraeus to Tinos ranges from €20 to €38.50. The final ticket price depends on available discounts and offers, seat type, and vehicle selection.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Tinos from Athens (Piraeus). Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best deals, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
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Traveling from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to available discounts. Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount up to 50% are:
- Students (Greek Public Universities and ISIC card holders)
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Large families
- Passengers over 60 years old
- Large groups of travelers
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Ιnfants and toddlers up to 4 years travel for free.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos?
The duration of the ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos ranges from 3.5 hr to 4.5 hr. The final ferry time depends on the company, the weather conditions and intermediate stops.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos?
Most ferries operating the route from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos are conventional. The fastest ferry reaches Tinos in about 3.5 hr.
What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Tinos?
The distance between the port of Athens (Piraeus) and the port of Tinos is around 77 nautical miles (approximately 145 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Tinos from Athens (Piraeus)
Here’s short list of travel tips for your trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos:
- We recommend arriving at the port of Athens (Piraeus) at least 1.5 hr before departure time, especially if you are traveling with a vehicle.
- Tinos has become a very popular destination in the last few years. This means that ferry tickets and accommodation options sell out fast, especially in summer months. Therefore, we recommend booking your trip 3 to 4 months in advance.
- To find out more about what to see and do on the island, check our Tinos travel guide.
- At the port of Piraeus, there is a free bus shuttle service for passengers that includes stops at every gate.
- You can take a ferry to Tinos from more ports in Athens: apart from the Piraeus port, there are also regular ferry routes from the ports of Rafina and Lavrio.
- Tinos is a great starting point for island hopping in the Cyclades. You can travel directly by ferry to Andros, Paros, Mykonos, Santorini, and other islands. Check your island-hopping options and plan your itinerary on our Map of Ferries.
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos
Ferries to Tinos depart regularly from the port of Piraeus.
Ferries from Piraeus to Tinos and the rest of the Cyclades normally depart from gates E6 and E7. However, that might change depending on the port traffic. For the latest information on departure gates, we recommend that you always track your ferry on the Ferryhopper App and check the electronic display boards located at the port.
You can reach the port of Piraeus by metro, train or bus. The trip from the Eleftherios Venizelos port to the port of Piraeus takes about 1 hour by public transport and around 45 minutes by car or taxi.
Can I travel on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos with a car?
Yes, most ferries traveling from Piraeus to Tinos have car decks, so you can transfer your vehicle.
Tip: as car-deck spaces and vehicle tickets usually sell out fast, we suggest planning your trip well in advance.
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 Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos.
Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.
Tip: each ferry company has its own luggage allowance policy. In any case, we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
The ferries operating on the route from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos normally have cabins, so you can enjoy a comfortable trip.
Alternatively, you can book airplane-type numbered seats.
You can bring your pet on Blue Star Ferries vessels traveling to Tinos from Athens (Piraeus). They are only allowed in outdoor areas of the ferry and they must wear a muzzle and be on a leash. However, they are not allowed in indoor public areas, including lounges, cafés and restaurants.
Note that pets travel free of charge, but they must be included in your booking. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates (pet passport) and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Tinos?
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