Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

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

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Sifnos

Athens (port of Piraeus) Sifnos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:40 Last trip: 15:50 Average duration: 2h 30m Price range: 68.70 € - 88.70 €
Sifnos Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 12:20 Last trip: 20:20 Average duration: 2h 32m Price range: 68.70 € - 88.70 €
Ferry companies SEAJETS

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

Ferries that serve the route from Piraeus to Sifnos are usually active all year round, with several weekly crossings. In summer, you can find at least 2 crossings a day.

The 3 ferry companies normally operating on this connection are Seajets, Aegea Sea Lines and Zante Ferries. The company Seajets usually operates in the high season, while Aegean Sea Lines and Zante Ferries are in operation mostly during the off-season months.

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

During the high season, there are at least 2 daily ferry crossings from Piraeus to Sifnos. 

The first ferry usually departs from Athens (Piraeus) at 07:40 and arrives in Sifnos at 10:10, while the last scheduled trip to Sifnos from Piraeus is at 15:50 and reaches the island at 18:20.

Tip: 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 Athens (Piraeus) - Sifnos crossing on Ferryhopper. 

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

Usually, a single Athens - Sifnos ticket for the conventional ferry costs about €43, while tickets for the high-speed ferry start at around €66.

Apart from the type of vessel, the final ticket price also depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, seat type, and the ferry company.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Sifnos from Piraeus. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best deals, and book ferry tickets easily and quickly.

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Traveling from Athens to Sifnos by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost tickets thanks to available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to certain passenger categories, such as:

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

Note: infants and children up to 4 years old travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary from one ferry operator to another.

Ferry route info

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

The Athens - Sifnos ferry duration ranges between 2.5 hr and 5.5 hr. Ferry time depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

Tip: worried that weather conditions may affect your time of departure? You can see any changes and track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App

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

Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry (of the Seajets company) from Athens to Sifnos, from the end of March to October. The fastest ferry to Sifnos reaches the island in 2.5 hr.

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

The distance from the port of Piraeus to the port of Sifnos is 76 nautical miles (141 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

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

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

  • As the port of Piraeus gets quite busy in summer, we highly recommend arriving at least 1 hour before boarding to avoid delays. 
  • Sifnos belongs to the western Cyclades and is an ideal starting point for island hopping. Use our Map of ferries to see all available ferry connections from Sifnos to Milos, Serifos and Folegandros.
  • Discover the best things to see and do on the island in our Sifnos travel guide.

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos

You can catch the ferry to Sifnos 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 the port of Piraeus by car, taxi, as well as public transport, including metro, bus and suburban railway.

Ferries from Athens to Sifnos normally depart from port gates E6, E7, E9, and E10. Departure gates may change, so we recommend checking your booking details and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.

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

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sifnos on conventional Zante Ferries and Aegean Sea Lines ferries, as well as several Seajets fast vessels.

Ferry luggage

Ferry companies in Greece 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 Sifnos.

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.


You can book a cabin on conventional Zante Ferries vessels. However, there are airplane-type numbered seats available on all ferries to Sifnos from Piraeus.

Pet travel

On Piraeus - Sifnos ferries, you can travel with your pet free of charge. Bear in mind that each ferry company has its own pet policy.

Make sure to carry along all necessary pet health certificates, tickets and any supplies you may need for your trip.

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