Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Nisyros

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

The volcanic island of Nisyros in Greece is easily reachable from Piraeus by ferry. You can find all available ferry connections to the Greek islands of Ferryhopper, compare prices and services, and plan your trip hassle-free.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Nisyros

Athens (port of Piraeus) Nisyros Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 14:00 Average duration: 13h 47m Price range: 78.50 € - 180.00 €
Nisyros Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 19:40 Last trip: 20:10 Average duration: 13h 30m Price range: 78.50 € - 139.00 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

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

Twice a week, you can find direct Piraeus - Nisyros ferries. The route is primarily served by the operator Blue Star Ferries.

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

Depending on the season and the day of the week, ferries from Piraeus to Nisyros depart either at noon or at 14:00, arriving late at night, usually.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

The price of a single Piraeus - Nisyros ferry ticket costs around €78. However, the final ferry cost can vary depending on the season, the available offers and discounts, vehicle selection and seat/cabin type.


You can browse all available offers and organize a budget-friendly Piraeus - Nisyros ferry trip on Ferryhopper with confidence!

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


Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount ferry tickets for the Piraeus - Nisyros route are:

  • Students
  • Toddlers and children
  • Senior travelers
  • Large families
  • Island Residents
  • People with disabilities and those accompanying them

Tip: depending on the discount, make sure to bring along any necessary documents.

Ferry Route Info

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

Ferry connections to the island of Nisyros from Piraeus last around 13 hr, though this may differ depending on the season and the weather conditions.

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

You can mainly find conventional ferries operating on the Piraeus - Nisyros route that make the crossing in about 13 hr.

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

The distance between the Greek port of Piraeus and the island of Nisyros in the Small Cyclades is approximately 185 nautical miles (or roughly 342 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

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

Take a look at some of our top travel tips for your ferry ride to Nisyros:

  • Consider arriving in Piraeus at least 1.5 hr before your departure, especially if you wish to board your vehicle and/or plan to travel in the summer months.
  • Nisyros is a fantastic starting point for volcanic holidays in the Greek islands! Check out our guide for more inspiration.
  • Add our Nisyros travel guide to your reading list and find all the best tips about holidays in Nisyros.

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

You can catch the ferry to Santorini from the port of Piraeus in Athens. It 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.

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

Yes, you can board your motor vehicles on the ferry to Nisyros from Piraeus and explore the volcanic island more independently.

Ferry luggage

Ferry companies like Blue Star Ferries do not have a strict 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. 

Good to know: there are designated areas to store your luggage items. Alternatively, you can keep them with you throughout the trip.


Given the duration of the Piraeus - Nisyros ferry route, there are cabins on the vessels, so that you can arrive at your destination well-relaxed.

Pet travel

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

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