Ferry from Kavala to Ikaria

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Kavala and Ikaria operate all year round with weekly connections. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Kavala to Ikaria

Kavala Ikaria Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 21:30 Last trip: 21:30 Average duration: 17h 45m Price range: 38.50 € - 67.00 €
Ikaria Kavala Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 00:10 Last trip: 00:10 Average duration: 17h 50m Price range: 38.50 € - 67.00 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Kavala to Ikaria?

The ferry route from Kavala to Ikaria is normally served all year round. There’s 1 weekly crossing to the port of Agios Kirykos in Ikaria. The ferry company that currently operates on this connection is 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 Kavala - Ikaria crossing on Ferryhopper.

What’s the ferry schedule from Kavala to Ikaria?

The earliest ferry normally departs at 19:30 and arrives in Ikaria at around 15:40 the following day. The latest ferry usually departs at 21:30, reaching Ikaria at 15:15.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Kavala to Ikaria?

The cost of a single ferry ticket from Kavala to Ikaria usually starts at €38.50. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat or cabin type, and vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Ikaria from Kavala. Check out all the available ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with ease!


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Kavala to Ikaria with lower-cost ferry tickets. The ferry company offers 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

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

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Kavala to Ikaria?

The ferry journey from Kavala to Ikaria usually ranges from around 18 hr to 20 hr. The duration of the trip varies depending mainly on the itinerary and the weather conditions.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Kavala to Ikaria?

The ferries operating the route from Kavala to Ikaria are normally conventional. The fastest ferry reaches Ikaria in approximately 17 hr 45 min.

What’s the distance between Kavala and Ikaria?

The distance between Kavala and Ikaria translates to 174 nautical miles (321 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Ikaria from Kavala

Have a look at our travel tips for your trip from Kavala to Ikaria:

  • The port of Kavala is easily accessible as it is located near the city center and about 30 km from the airport. 
  • If you decide to bring along your car, we suggest you arrive at the port at least 45 min earlier.
  • Ikaria has 2 ports: Agios Kirykos and Evdilos. Ferries from Kavala usually arrive at the port of Agios Kirykos. Find more information about the ports, routes and holidays in Ikaria on our dedicated page.
  • From Ikaria you can visit other neighboring islands such as Chios, Lesvos, Samos, and Fournoi. Check our Map of Ferries, see all the connections from Ikaria and organize a Dodecanese island-hopping experience easily and quickly!

Where to take the ferry from Kavala to Ikaria

The Kavala - Ikaria ferry departs from the passenger port of Kavala, “Apostolos Pavlos”. The port is located about 1 km from the center of the city so it is easily accessible on foot as well as by car.

Can I travel on the Kavala - Ikaria ferry with a car?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle in the majority of the ferries from Kavala to Ikaria.

Ferry luggage

On Blue Star Ferries, each passenger is entitled to 1 piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 50 kg at no extra cost.


Ferries traveling to Ikaria from Kavala normally have many types of cabins. As the trip is a bit long and cabins usually sell out fast, we recommend booking well in advance.

Alternatively, you can book airplane-type numbered seats to travel in comfort.

Pet travel

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

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