Traveling from Athens (port of Rafina) to Ios by ferry
The ferry route Athens (Rafina) - Ios normally takes 4-5 hours and costs start at 50€. Check our summary with the latest data for ferries.
Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Rafina) to Ios*
Is there a ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Ios?
In the summer, there are approximately 2 daily ferries from Rafina to Ios. This can change depending on the season and weather, but you can compare information and check real-time data on our fare search engine. Usually, the ferry companies that serve this route are Golden Star Ferries and Blue Star Ferries.
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Rafina) to Ios?
The ferry route from Rafina to Ios is usually served by speedboats and the journey takes about 4-5 hours, depending on the ferry company that you choose.
How much is the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Ios?
The average price of ferry tickets from Rafina to Ios cost around 50€. 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 (Rafina) to Ios?
You can find daily departures from Rafina to Ios. You can contact the Port Authority of Ios or our customer service team to learn more about the daily schedules.
What’s the distance between Athens (Rafina) and Ios?
The distance between Rafina and Ios is 99 nautical miles (183 km).
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Rafina) to Ios?
Yes, travel within Greece is currently allowed. For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.
Afternoon at the beach in Ios.
How can I book ferry tickets from Athens (Rafina) to Ios?
Check the pages of Ferryhopper and close online ferry tickets to Ios in just a few clicks. Compare prices and ferries and organize your vacation easily and quickly!
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Rafina) to Ios
- Many of the Rafina - Syros ferries have garages for transporting vehicles.
- The port of Rafina is the second in preference and extent after that of Piraeus and serves all of Attica. From Rafina, many itineraries depart daily and the port can be very busy. For this reason, we recommend that you get there at least 45 minutes earlier, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle.
- The island of Ios is an ideal destination for holidays and island-hopping in the Cyclades. Check the map of ferries and find all ferry connections between Ios and other Greek islands such as Santorini, Folegandros, Milos and Naxos.
- You can contact the Ferryhopper customer service team for any questions you may have about your ferry trip.