Ferry from Alexandroupoli to Samothraki

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Alexandroupoli and the island of Samothrace (or Samothraki) run all year round with daily connections. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Alexandroupoli to Samothraki

Is there a ferry from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace?

You can usually find 1-2 daily ferry crossings from the city of Alexandroupoli to Samothrace in the northern Aegean Sea, depending on the season.

The route is served by the Zante Ferries company.

What’s the ferry schedule from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace?

You can find at least 1 daily departure from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace all year round.

In the high-season, the earliest ferry usually departs from the port of Alexandroupoli at 07:00 and reaches Samothrace around 08:50. The latest ferry to Samothrace normally leaves Alexandroupoli at 20:00, reaching the island around 21:50.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace?

Alexandroupoli - Samothrace ferry tickets start at €9. The final ticket price depends on discounts and offers, seat type, as well as vehicle selection.


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Traveling from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace by ferry is easy and comfortable, and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to available discounts. Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discounts up to 50% are:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Students (Greek public universities)
  • Large families (Greek citizens)
  • People with disabilities

Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace?

The ferry crossing from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace usually lasts 1 hr 50 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace?

No, the Alexandroupoli - Samothrace route is served only by conventional vessels.

What’s the distance between Alexandroupoli and Samothrace?

The distance between the port of Alexandroupoli and the port of Kamariotissa in Samothrace is around 32 nautical miles (60 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Samothrace from Alexandroupoli

Here are some tips for your ferry trip from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace:

  • The port of Alexandroupolis is easily accessible as it is located in the city center and about 7 km from the airport.
  • We recommend arriving at the port of Alexandroupoli at least 1 hr before departure, especially if you’re traveling with a car.
  • Traveling by ferry from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace is a perfect way to bring along your vehicle to the island and explore its secret spots. Indicatively, vehicle tickets start from €8 for a motorcycle and €39 for a car.
  • You can find more information and details about your vacation in Samothrace in our dedicated travel guide.

Where to take the ferry from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace

You can catch the ferry to Samothrace island from the port of Alexandroupoli. The port is located inside the town of Alexandroupoli, about a 10 min walk from the nearest bus and train station. 

Close to the port area you’ll find a number of facilities, such as accommodation options, restaurants, supermarkets, and parking lots.

Can I travel on the ferry from Alexandroupoli to Samothrace with a car?

Yes, the ferry operating on Alexandroupoli - Samothrace crossings has a car deck, so you can transfer your vehicle.

Ferry luggage

Greek ferry companies, such as Zante Ferries, 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 Alexandroupoli - Samothrace ferry.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.

Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50 kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


Most ferries to Samothrace from Alexandroupoli have cabins. However, since the ferry ride is relatively short, you can also book airplane-style numbered seats or deck-lounge seats.

Pet travel

Pets are welcome on ferries traveling to Samothrace from Alexandroupoli. On Zante Ferries there are a number of kennels available on board.

Make sure you bring your pet’s updated health booklet and any necessary supplies with you. Note that pets travel free of charge and without a ticket.

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