Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Chios

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Chios 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 Athens (port of Piraeus) to Chios

Athens (port of Piraeus) Chios Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 10:00 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 8h 50m Price range: 39.00 € - 149.50 €
Chios Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 10:20 Last trip: 22:20 Average duration: 8h 42m Price range: 39.00 € - 149.50 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

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

You can get from Athens to Chios by ferry all year round, as there are several ferry crossings on a weekly basis. In the summer months, there are up to 2 daily crossings.

The route is normally serviced by Blue Star Ferries.

What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Chios

There are around 7-10 weekly ferry crossings from Piraeus to Chios. The earliest ferry usually departs from the port of Piraeus at 10:00 and arrives in Chios at around 19:20. The last scheduled trip is at 23:59, reaching the port of Chios at 08:15, the next morning.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

A standard ferry ticket for the trip from Piraeus to Chios starts at €39. The final cost of a ticket to Chios depends on discounts, offers, seat or cabin type, and vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry to Chios from Athens. Find real-time information about ferry routes, compare prices and book your ferry tickets easily and quickly.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Athens to Chios with lower-cost ferry tickets. Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discounts up to 50% are:

  • Children
  • Infants
  • Students (Greek Public Universities)
  • People with disabilities and their accompanying persons

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

Ferry Route Info

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

The duration of the Athens - Chios ferry trip ranges from 7 hr 40 min to 15 hr 20 min. The total travel time depends on the weather conditions, the type of vessel, the itinerary, and the port of arrival.

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

For the time being, there are only conventional ferries serving the Athens - Chios route.

What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Chios?

The distance between the port of Piraeus and Chios is about 122 nautical miles (226 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

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

You can find useful information about the trip from Piraeus to Chios below:

  • We recommend that you arrive at the port of Piraeus at least 1 hr before boarding, as the port gets quite busy, particularly during the summer months. Make sure you allow for extra time if you’re traveling with a car to Chios.
  • Chios has 2 ports: Chios and Mesta. Find more information about the ports, routes and holidays in Chios on our dedicated page.
  • From Chios you can visit other neighboring islands such as Samos, Lesvos and Ikaria. Check our Map of Ferries, see all the connections from Chios and organize a Dodecanese island-hopping experience easily and quickly!

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Chios

You can take the ferry to Chios 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 (bus, metro and suburban railway).

Ferries from Athens to Chios normally depart from Piraeus Port Gates E2. Departure gates may change, so we recommend checking your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle in all of the ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Chios.

Ferry luggage

On Blue Star Ferries, each passenger is entitled to 1 piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 50 kg at no extra cost.


Ferries traveling to Chios from Piraeus 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 Chios from Athens. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

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