Ferry from Naxos to Koufonisia

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Throughout the year, in the Small Cyclades of Greece, you can reach Koufonisia from Naxos by ferry hassle-free. Learn all about the Naxos - Koufonisia ferry route on Ferryhopper, compare companies and schedules, and book your next island-hopping adventure.

Ferry schedules from Naxos to Koufonisia

Naxos Koufonisia Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:00 Last trip: 14:30 Average duration: 2h 19m Price range: 7.50 € - 70.70 €
Koufonisia Naxos Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:40 Last trip: 19:55 Average duration: 1h 30m Price range: 7.50 € - 70.70 €

Is there a ferry from Naxos to Koufonisia?

Yes, you can find year-round ferry connections between Naxos and Koufonisia, with increased ferry frequency in the high-season months.

The route to Koufonisia is primarily operated by Blue Star Ferries, Saos Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, Seajets and Small Cyclades Lines with the well-known vessel Skopelitis.

What's the ferry schedule from Naxos to Koufonisia?

In the summer, there are up to 5 daily ferries traveling from Naxos to Koufonisia. The earliest departure is normally at 09:00 in the morning, while the last ferry leaves Naxos for Koufonisia at 14:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Naxos to Koufonisia?

Starting prices for the Naxos - Koufonisia ferry route range from just €7.50 to €43, depending on the ferry company and type of vessel. The final ferry cost also depends on seasonality, vehicle selection and cabin/seat type.


You can find all available ferry deals for the crossing to Koufonisia from Naxos on Ferryhopper. Take a look at our ferry routes in real time, find the best available offers and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with confidence.


Looking for lower-cost tickets to Koufonisia from the island of Naxos? Make use of the year-round discounts available for the Naxos - Koufonisia ferry route. 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 Koufonisia?

The ferry duration to Koufonisia varies between 40 min and 2.5-5 hr, depending on the itinerary you’ve chosen.

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

There are high-speed ferries to Koufounisia, with the fastest ferry crossing lasting 40 min.

What's the distance between Naxos and Koufonisia?

Koufonisia is very close to the island of Naxos. The distance between the port of Naxos and the port of Ano Koufonisi, where you will be arriving, is around 22 nautical miles (42 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Naxos to Koufonisia

Here are some useful tips for your Naxos - Koufonisia ferry trip:

  • The port of Naxos may be full of travelers 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 early to find your ferry.
  • Koufonisia belongs to the complex of the Small Cyclades. If you want to easily organize island-hopping from Koufonisia to Amorgos, Donoussa, Schinoussa and Irakleia, take a look at our guide on island hopping in the Small Cyclades.
  • Koufonisia consists of 2 islands: Pano or Ano Koufonisi (“upper Koufonisi”) and Kato Koufonisi (“lower Koufonisi”). The main port is located in Ano Koufonisi. For more information about Koufonisia, make sure to take a look at our travel guide.

Where to take the ferry from Naxos to Koufonisia?

You can take the ferry to Koufonisia 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.

To get to the port of Naxos, you can either take the local bus (KTEL) or a taxi. If you are already in Chora, the port is within walking distance.

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

Most ferries traveling to Koufonisia from Naxos do not have car decks. However, there are some conventional ferries where the transport of vehicles is possible. Due to the limited number of conventional ferries operating on this route, consider booking your vehicle tickets well in advance.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies like Blue Star Ferries, Saos Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, Seajets and Small Cyclades Lines are normally quite flexible when it comes to 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 Koufonisia.

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 ferries do not offer cabins, as the itinerary is quite short. Should you plan to travel to Koufonisia by conventional ferry, cabins may be available. Either way, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

You can smoothly travel with your pet on the ferry to Koufonisia from Naxos. Make sure to carry any necessary documents, pet tickets and supplies you may need for a pleasant trip.

As pet policies and amenities may vary depending on the operator, consider contacting the company you will be traveling with.

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