Ferry from Kavala to Samos

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the city of Kavala in Northern Greece and Samos island in the eastern Aegean Sea operate throughout the year. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Kavala to Samos

Kavala Samos Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 21:30 Last trip: 21:30 Average duration: 14h 45m Price range: 38.50 € - 68.50 €
Samos Kavala Trip frequency: Once per week First trip: 02:10 Last trip: 03:30 Average duration: 15h 10m Price range: 38.50 € - 68.50 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Kavala to Samos?

There are usually 1-2 weekly ferry crossings from Kavala to 2 ports in Samos - Vathi and Karlovasi. The ferry company that operates this route is Blue Star Ferries.

Good to know: ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. You can always check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Piraeus - Samos route on Ferryhopper.

What’s the ferry schedule from Kavala to Samos?

The earliest ferry usually departs from Kavala at 19:00 and arrives at Karlovasi at 11:20, and at Vathi around 12:35. The last scheduled trip is at 21:30, reaching the port of Vathi at 11:35 and Karlovasi at 12:55.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Kavala to Samos?

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


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Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Kavala to Samos 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
  • 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 Samos?

The ferry journey from Kavala to Samos usually ranges from around 14 hr to 17.5 hr, depending on the port of arrival and weather conditions.

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

For the time being, there are only conventional ferries serving the Kavala - Samos route.

What’s the distance from Kavala to Samos?

The distance between Kavala and Samos is about 225 nautical miles (416 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Samos from Kavala

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

  • 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.
  • Samos has 3 ports: Karlovasi, Vathi and Pythagorion. Find more information about the ports, routes and holidays in Samos on our dedicated page.
  • From Samos you can visit other neighboring islands such as Chios, Lesvos and Ikaria. Check our Map of Ferries, see all the connections from Samos and organize an unforgettable island-hopping trip easily and quickly!

Where to take the ferry from Kavala to Samos

You can catch the ferry to Samos from the 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 - Samos ferry with a car?

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

Ferry luggage

On Blue Star Ferries, passengers can carry hand luggage weighing up to 50 kg free of charge.


Ferries traveling to Samos 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 Samos 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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