Ferry from Naxos to Donousa

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

You can catch a ferry from Naxos to Donousa in the Small Cyclades all year long. Browse all available schedules on Ferryhopper, compare prices and book your Naxos - Donousa ferry tickets with ease.

Ferry schedules from Naxos to Donousa

Naxos Donousa Trip frequency: 6 days per week First trip: 12:20 Last trip: 14:30 Average duration: 2h 32m Price range: 7.50 € - 33.50 €
Donousa Naxos Trip frequency: 6 days per week First trip: 09:25 Last trip: 20:50 Average duration: 2h 25m Price range: 7.50 € - 33.50 €

Is there a ferry from Naxos to Donousa?

There are daily ferries to Donousa from Naxos year-round, with increased ferry frequency in the summer months. The route is operated by Blue Star Ferries, Saos Ferries and Small Cyclades Lines with the famous vessel Skopelitis.

What's the ferry schedule from Naxos to Donousa?

In the high season, the earliest ferry leaving Naxos for Donousa departs at around 12:20, while the last departure is scheduled for 14:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Naxos to Donousa?

The price of a Naxos - Donousa ferry ticket starts at €7.50-€8, with the final cost depending on available offers/discounts, vehicle selection and seat/cabin type.


You can find all available ferry deals for the crossing to Donousa from Naxos on Ferryhopper. Explore our ferry routes in real time, find the best offers and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without hidden fees!


Book lower-cost ferry tickets to Donousa today! Here are some indicative passenger categories entitled to reduced fares:

  • Children and toddlers
  • Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
  • Students of Greek Public Universities
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Naxos to Donousa?

You can reach Donousa from Naxos by ferry in 1 hr 10 min to almost 4 hr, depending on the vessel and operator you’re traveling with.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Naxos to Donousa?

Yes, you can find high-speed ferries serving the Naxos - Donousa route. The fastest crossing to Donousa lasts around 1 hr 10 min.

What's the distance between Naxos and Donousa?

The island of Naxos is located about 27 km or 15 nautical miles west of Donoussa.

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Naxos to Donousa

Check out some useful tips for your Naxos - Donousa ferry trip:

  • The port of Naxos gets quite busy during the summer and many ferries can arrive or depart at the same time. For this reason, we recommend that you arrive at the port at least 45 minutes in advance.
  • Donousa belongs to the island group of the Small Cyclades. If you want to easily organize island-hopping from Donousa to Amorgos, Koufonisia, Schinoussa and Irakleia, consult our guide on island hopping in the Small Cyclades.
  • Add our Donousa travel guide to your reading list and take your holidays in the Small Cyclades to the next level.

Where to take the ferry from Naxos to Donousa?

You can take the ferry to Donousa from the port of Naxos in Chora, the island’s main settlement. The port is located approximately 3.5 km from the island's airport.

Reaching the port of Naxos is easy by local bus (KTEL) or taxi. If you are already in Chora, the port is within walking distance.

Can I travel on the ferry from Naxos to Donousa with a car?

If you are traveling by conventional ferry to Donousa from Naxos, then vehicle transport is possible. Make sure to book your vehicle tickets well in advance, as there is usually limited availability for this route.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies like Blue Star Ferries, Saos Ferries and Small Cyclades Lines are normally quite flexible regarding luggage dimensions 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 Naxos to Donousa.

Important: 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 do not offer cabins, as the itinerary is quite short. Should you plan to travel to Donousa by conventional ferry, cabins may be available.

Either way, onboard seating is available and included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

You can smoothly travel with your pet on the ferry to Donousa from Naxos. Make sure to carry any necessary documents, pet tickets and supplies you may need for a pleasant trip. Since pet policies and services vary depending on the operator, consider contacting the company you will be traveling with.

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