Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Koufonisia run all year round with weekly ferry crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Koufonisia

Athens (port of Piraeus) Koufonisia Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 06:45 Last trip: 09:00 Average duration: 6h 11m Price range: 51.50 € - 123.50 €
Koufonisia Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 14:15 Last trip: 19:55 Average duration: 5h 47m Price range: 51.50 € - 100.50 €

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

You can catch a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia year-round. There are up to 3 daily crossings during the summer and up to 2 weekly crossings during the winter. The ferry companies that usually operate this route are Seajets and Blue Star Ferries.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Piraeus - Koufonisia crossing on Ferryhopper.

What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia?

The earliest ferry usually departs from Piraeus at 06:45 and arrives in Koufonisia at 14:15, while the latest scheduled trip to Koufonisia from Piraeus is around 17:30, arriving at 03:05.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia?

The cost of a single ferry ticket usually starts at €42. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, vehicle selection, or the ferry company.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Koufonisia from Athens (Piraeus). Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia with lower-cost ferry tickets. The ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • ISIC card holders
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Ferry route info

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

The Piraeus to Koufonisia ferry duration ranges from 5 hr to 9 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia?

Yes, there are high-speed ferries operating on this route. The fastest ferry to Koufonisia makes the trip in approximately 5 hr.

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

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Koufonisia is 112 nautical miles (around 208 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

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

Here are some useful travel tips for your trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia:

  • As the port of Athens (Piraeus) gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1 hr before boarding to avoid delays.
  • There is a shuttle bus operated by the Piraeus Port Authority that offers free transport within the port.
  • Koufonisia is an island complex of 2 islands: Ano Koufonisi and Kato Koufonisi. The ferries arrive at the port of Ano Koufonisi which is the inhabited one.
  • From Koufonisia, you can organize an island-hopping trip in the Small Cyclades.

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia?

You can take the ferry to Koufonisia from the port of Piraeus in Athens. The port of Piraeus is located approximately 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos.You can get to Piraeus by car, taxi as well as public transport (bus, metro, suburban railway).

Ferries from Piraeus to Koufonisia usually depart from gates E6, E7, E8 or E9. Departure gates may change, so we recommend checking your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.

Can I travel on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia with a car?

Most ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia have a garage.

Ferry luggage

Ferry companies, like Blue Star Ferries and Seajets, are 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 Koufonisia.

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

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. 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 that serve the Piraeus - Koufonisia route have cabins as well as numbered seats. We recommend booking a cabin for a more comfortable trip to Koufonisia.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Koufonisia from Athens (Piraeus). Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Book ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonisia

You can easily book Koufonisia ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings on our Map of ferries, compare companies, schedules and prices, and book your ferry to Koufonisia from Athens (Piraeus) with ease.