Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythira

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Reaching the island of Kythira from Piraeus, Athens, is nothing but smooth sailing. Browse all available ferry connections to Kythira on Ferryhopper and plan your trip to the Greek islands easily and quickly.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Kythira

Athens (port of Piraeus) Kythira Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 10:00 Last trip: 15:00 Average duration: 6h 30m Price range: 22.00 € - 32.00 €
Kythira Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 13:15 Last trip: 22:30 Average duration: 6h 37m Price range: 22.00 € - 32.00 €
Ferry companies SEAJETS

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

Yes, you can normally find weekly ferries to Kythira almost all year round. The Piraeus - Kythira ferry route is primarily operated by the company Seajets.

As schedules may vary depending on the season, you can browse all available departures in real time on Ferryhopper and book your ferry tickets hassle-free.

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

There are usually around 2 weekly crossings from Piraeus to Kythira. The Tuesday ferry departs at 10:00 and arrives at 16:30, while the Friday ferry leaves Piraeus at 15:00 and reaches the island at 21:30.

Ferry frequency and availability, however, may vary depending on the season.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

Piraeus - Kythira ferry tickets start at around €22, though the final cost may vary depending on available discounts and offers, as well as seat/cabin type and vehicle transportation.


When planning your trip to Kythira, Cyclades, on Ferryhopper, you can browse all available offers and organize a budget-friendly ferry trip!

For more info, check out our relevant blog post about cheap 2024 Greek ferry deals.

Any available offers will be automatically applied when booking ferry tickets on Ferryhopper for the route you’re interested in.


Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to reduced fares for the Piraeus - Kythira ferry are:

  • Students
  • Toddlers and children
  • Large families
  • Island residents
  • People with disabilities and accompanying persons

Ferry Route Info

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

Ferries to Kythira from Piraeus usually make the crossing in around 6 hr 30 min.

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

Piraeus - Kythira ferry crossings are mainly operated by a conventional ferry that reaches the island in less than 7 hr.

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

The distance between the port of Piraeus and the island of Kythira is approximately 110 nautical miles (or about 200 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

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

Here are some of our top travel tips for your ferry trip to Kythira from Piraeus:

  • Piraeus is the busiest port in Greece, especially during the summer months. Make sure to get there well in advance (about 1.5 hr before departure).
  • Check out our Kythira travel guide and make the most of your holidays in the stunning Greek island!
  • For an island-hopping adventure, check out the Kythira - Antikythira ferry route! You can also consult our interactive Map of ferries to better visualize your trip.

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

You can catch the ferry to Santorini 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.

Tip: to better track the location of your ferry, you can download the Ferryhopper App for free!

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

Ferries to Kythira from Piraeus usually transport vehicles, allowing you to explore the island at your own pace.

Tip: as the availability of vehicle tickets may be limited in the high season, make sure to plan your trip well in advance.

Ferry luggage

Greek ferry companies, such as Seajets, are normally rather flexible with their luggage allowance policy. In any case, make sure to carry less than 50 kg of luggage with you, and bear in mind that you are responsible for carrying them on board.


Given the duration of the trip, there are cabins on Piraeus - Kythira ferries, so you can arrive well-rested and enjoy your holidays to the max.

Pet travel

Pets are more than welcome on ferries to Kythira from Piraeus. Make sure to include them in your booking and bring along any documents, certificates and supplies necessary for a pleasant ferry ride to Kythira.

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