Ferry from Chania to Athens (Piraeus)

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Chania and Athens (Piraeus) operate all year long with up to 3 daily crossings during summer. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules from Chania (Crete) to Athens (port of Piraeus)

Chania (Crete) Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 10:00 Last trip: 22:00 Average duration: 7h 45m Price range: 45.00 € - 258.00 €
Athens (port of Piraeus) Chania (Crete) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 10:00 Last trip: 22:30 Average duration: 8h Price range: 44.00 € - 258.00 €

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

The ferries that serve the route from Chania to Athens (Piraeus) are daily. In summer, you can find up to 3 crossings per day. The ferry companies that usually operate on this connection are Anek Lines and Minoan Lines.

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 Chania - Athens (Piraeus) crossing on Ferryhopper. 

Am I allowed to travel from Chania to Athens (Piraeus)?

Yes, traveling from Chania to Piraeus is possible. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Greece and get ready for your trip!

What's the ferry schedule from Chania to Athens (Piraeus)?

The Chania - Piraeus ferry connection is frequent throughout the whole year with up to 3 daily sailings in the summer months.

The earliest ferry departs from Chania around 10.00, while the latest scheduled trip to Piraeus from Chania is at 22:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

The Chania - Piraeus ferry tickets range from €45 to €46. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat type.


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

For more info, have a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.


Traveling from Chania to Athens (Piraeus) is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. 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
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.

Ferry route info

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

The Chania - Piraeus ferry duration is approximately 8 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

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

Unfortunately, at this moment there are no fast ferries serving the crossing Chania - Athens.

What's the distance between Chania to Athens (Piraeus)?

The distance between the port of Chania (Souda) and Piraeus in Athens is 150 nautical miles (around 277km).

Ferry Trip Tips

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

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

  • The port of Chania is located in the area of Souda. The roads around the port might get busy with traffic during the day so make sure you arrive at least 1 hour prior to your trip.
  • From the port of Piraeus, you can travel to more Greek islands. On our Map of Ferries, you can check all ferry connections from Piraeus.
  • Check out more information about the port of Piraeus.
  • If you want more ideas about what to do in Athens, you can visit our destination page.

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

The main port of Chania is Souda and is located 7km from the city and is easily accessible by bus line 13 or by taxi. Chania also has an airport, that is located 20 min away from the city center.

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

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on the ferry from Chania to Athens (Piraeus).

Ferry Luggage

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 to Piraeus.

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 vessels traveling to Piraeus from Chania feature cabins with beds. We recommend that you book a cabin to enjoy the crossing in privacy and comfort.

Pet travel

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

Where can I book ferry tickets from Chania to Athens (Piraeus)?

You can easily book Piraeus ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Piraeus from Chania with just a few clicks.