Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and the island of Halki in the Dodecanese run all year round with weekly ferry crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper hassle-free.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Halki

Athens (port of Piraeus) Halki Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 18:01 Last trip: 18:01 Average duration: 18h 21m Price range: 45.50 € - 136.50 €
Halki Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 17:00 Last trip: 19:00 Average duration: 17h 42m Price range: 58.00 € - 105.00 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki?

Yes, there is. The ferry connection from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki is normally active all year round with 2 weekly crossings (on Mondays and Wednesdays). The ferry company that usually operates on this connection is Blue Star Ferries.

What's the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki?

Ferries usually depart from Athens (Piraeus) at around 18:00 and arrive in Halki at 11:15 or 13:30 the next day.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time ferry schedules and ticket prices on Ferryhopper.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki?

Ferry tickets for the Athens (Piraeus) - Halki crossing usually start at around €45.

The final ticket cost depends on available discounts and offers, seat or cabin type, as well as vehicle selection.


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Note that current offers are automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.


Traveling from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki by ferry is easy and comfortable, and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to available discounts. The ferry company offers discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Students (Greek Public University and ISIC card holders)
  • People with disabilities
  • Island residents (holders of Unique Islander Number)

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

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki?

The Athens (Piraeus) to Halki ferry duration ranges from approximately 17 hr to 19.5 hr. This depends mainly on the itinerary and the weather conditions.

Tip: worried that weather conditions might affect your time of departure? You can see any changes and track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App

Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki?

Unfortunately, at this moment there are no fast ferries serving the crossing Athens - Halki.

What's the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Halki?

The port of Piraeus is located around 220 nautical miles (407 km) from Halki.

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Halki from Athens (Piraeus)

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip to Halki from Athens (Piraeus):

  • As the port of Athens (Piraeus) gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1 hr before boarding to avoid delays. 
  • Halki is close to popular Greek islands such as Rhodes, Kos and Karpathos. Find all the ferry connections to Halki on Ferryhopper’s Map of Ferries to organize your island-hopping trip with ease.
  • Check out more information and travel tips for your vacation in Halki.

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki?

You can catch the ferry to Halki from the port of Piraeus in Athens. The port of Piraeus is located approximately 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. 

You can get to the port of Piraeus by car, taxi, as well as public transport, including bus, metro and suburban railway.

Ferries from Athens to Halki normally depart from Piraeus Port Gate E1. Departure gates may change, however, so we recommend checking your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.

Can I travel on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki with a car?

Yes, you can transfer your vehicle on Blue Star Ferries vessels.

Car tickets start at around €130 and motorcycle tickets at around €40.

Ferry luggage

On Blue Star Ferries vessels, you can carry luggage weighing up to 50 kg.

However, note that Greek ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight, and that there is normally no check-in procedure for luggage items.


There are many types of cabins available on Blue Star Ferries vessels traveling to Halki from Athens (Piraeus).

However, you can also book a standard seat.

Pet travel

On Athens (Piraeus) - Halki ferries, you can travel with your pet free of charge. Make sure to check the company’s pet policy before your trip and carry along all necessary pet health certificates, tickets and any supplies you may need.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Halki

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