Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Schinoussa

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Reaching the island of Schinoussa in the Small Cyclades from Piraeus, Athens, is nothing but smooth sailing. Browse all available ferry connections to Schinoussa on Ferryhopper and plan your trip to the Greek islands with confidence!

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Schinoussa

Athens (port of Piraeus) Schinoussa Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 17:30 Last trip: 18:30 Average duration: 8h 15m Price range: 42.00 € - 123.50 €
Schinoussa Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 07:30 Last trip: 07:30 Average duration: 7h 45m Price range: 42.00 € - 123.50 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

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

There are usually up to 3 weekly ferry crossings to Schinoussa from Piraeus all year round, operated by Blue Star Ferries.

You can find all departures in real time on Ferryhopper and book your ferry tickets easily and quickly.

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

The ferry to Schinoussa usually departs from the port of Piraeus at 17:30 (on Tuesdays and Sundays) or 18:30 (on Fridays) and reaches the island after 02:00.

Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

Standard Athens (Piraeus) - Schinoussa ferry tickets usually start at around €42.

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


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

Check out our relevant blog post about cheap 2024 Greek ferry deals.

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


You can book cheaper ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Schinoussa thanks to the discounts available on Ferryhopper. Blue Star Ferries offers discounts up to 50% to certain passenger categories, such as:

  • Children from 5 to 10 years old
  • Students (Greek Public University and ISIC card holders)
  • People with disabilities

Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years old normally travel free of charge.

Tip: depending on the discount, make sure to carry with you the necessary identification documents.

Ferry Route Info

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

The Athens (Piraeus) - Schinoussa ferry trip takes from 7 hr 40 min to 8 hr 50 min. Ferry time may vary depending on the ferry itinerary (including intermediate stops) 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 Schinoussa?

Νο, τhe Piraeus - Schinoussa ferry connection is only served by conventional ferries. The fastest ferry reaches Schinoussa in a bit over 7.5 hours.

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

The distance between the Greek port of Piraeus and the island of Schinoussa in the Small Cyclades is approximately 110 nautical miles (roughly 203 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

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

These are some of our top Piraeus - Schinoussa travel tips to get you started:

  • Make sure to arrive in Piraeus as early as possible, as it is the busiest port in Greece, especially during the high-season months.
  • Schinoussa is one of the many jewels in the Small Cyclades. Explore more nearby destinations and check out all available connections to Amorgos, Iraklia, Koufonisia, Naxos, and more on our interactive Map of ferries.
  • Add our Schinoussa travel guide to your reading list and explore the island like a pro.

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

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 or taxi, as well as public transport, including bus, metro and suburban railway.

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

There are garage spaces on the ferries traveling from Piraeus to Schinoussa, allowing you to explore the island at your leisure. Car tickets normally start at around €116, and motorcycle tickets at around €32.50.

Make sure to book your vehicle tickets as early as possible, especially if you wish to get there in the summer.

Ferry luggage

Greek ferry companies, such as Blue Star Ferries, do not have a strict luggage allowance policy. In any case, make sure to carry no more than 50 kg of luggage with you, and bear in mind that you are responsible for carrying them on board.

There are designated areas to store your luggage items or you can keep them with you throughout the trip.


Normally, there are cabins for the Piraeus - Schinoussa ferry trip starting at around €86. You can book a one-bed cabin (whole cabin) or a bed in a shared four-bed cabin.

Alternatively, you can book airplane-type numbered seats starting at about €56.50.

Pet travel

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

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