Ferry from Paros to Ios

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Discover the wonders of island hopping in Greece by catching a ferry from Paros to Ios in the Cyclades. Learn all about the Paros - Ios ferry route on Ferryhopper and plan every step of your journey across the Aegean Sea hassle-free.

Ferry schedules from Paros to Ios

Paros Ios Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:30 Last trip: 23:15 Average duration: 1h 20m Price range: 24.00 € - 89.00 €
Ios Paros Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:10 Last trip: 20:15 Average duration: 1h 31m Price range: 24.00 € - 89.50 €

Is there a ferry from Paros to Ios?

You can catch a ferry from Paros to Ios on a weekly basis during the off-season months and every day during the summer. The ferry route is primarily operated by 4 companies: Blue Star Ferries, Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries and Seajets.

What's the ferry schedule from Paros to Ios?

While the Paros - Ios ferry route is available year-round, you can find increased ferry frequency in the high season, as more ferry companies are in operation during those months.

The earliest ferry departure for Ios is at 07:30 in the morning, while the last ferry leaves Paros at 23:15

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Paros to Ios?

The Paros - Ios ferry price ranges from approximately €24 to €59. The final ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat and vessel type, as well as vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry crossing to Ios from Paros. Have a look at our ferry routes, take advantage of the best available deals and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without hidden fees.


Traveling from Paros to Ios by ferry is easy, comfortable, and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. Indicatively, the ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • 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 Paros to Ios?

The Paros to Ios ferry duration ranges from 1 hr 10 min to 3 hr 20 min. The travel time varies depending on weather conditions and the type of vessel you’ve chosen for your trip.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Paros to Ios?

Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Paros to Ios. Fast ferries to Ios make the trip in approximately 70 min and they are normally available during the high season.

What's the distance between Paros and Ios?

The distance between the port of Parikia in Paros and Ios is 38 nautical miles (approximately 70 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Paros to Ios

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Paros to Ios:

  • The port of Parikia in Paros can get quite crowded in the summer, so make sure to get there at least 60 min before boarding.
  • If you are visiting Ios during the high season, we suggest booking your accommodation at least 4-5 months in advance.
  • On our interactive Map of ferries, you can discover island-hopping options from Ios to more Greek islands, such as Santorini, Mykonos or Folegandros.

Where to take the ferry from Paros to Ios?

You can catch the ferry to Ios from the port of Parikia in Paros. The port is quite small, yet quite busy in the summer. There is 1 terminal for all ferries to Ios, the ports of Athens and other neighboring islands. 

The port of Parikia is located in the island capital, close to many restaurants, cafés and visitor amenities. You can get to the port of Parikia on foot if you’re staying in the capital, or by taxi and bus from Naoussa, the airport and more major villages. The distance between Naoussa and the port of Parikia is around 10 km. 

Can I travel on the ferry from Paros to Ios with a car?

Yes, conventional ferries can normally carry motor vehicles to Ios from Paros. Once you get there, you can find a public parking space close to the port of Ios.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies like Seajets, Blue Star Ferries, Golden Star Ferries and Fast Ferries 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 from Paros to Ios.

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.


High-speed ferries do not have cabins, but they have numbered seats. There are cabins and numbered seats on standard ferries for a more relaxed Paros - Ios trip.

Pet travel

You can smoothly travel with your pet on the ferry to Ios from Paros, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for a pleasant trip.

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