Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Tilos

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferry routes between Athens (Piraeus) and Tilos in the Dodecanese are active all year round with weekly crossings. Find updated info on timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Tilos

Athens (port of Piraeus) Tilos Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 12:00 Last trip: 15:00 Average duration: 14h 42m Price range: 63.50 € - 180.00 €
Tilos Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 19:20 Last trip: 21:30 Average duration: 14h 55m Price range: 63.50 € - 180.00 €
Ferry companies BLUE STAR FERRIES

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

Yes, there are normally year-round ferry crossings to Tilos from Athens (Piraeus). You can usually find 2 weekly ferries to Tilos and the ferry company normally operating on this connection is Blue Star Ferries.

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

The earliest ferry usually departs from Athens (Piraeus) at 12:00 and reaches the port of Tilos (Livadia) around 02:50. The latest ferry usually leaves the port of Piraeus at around 15:00 and arrives in Tilos at 05:35 the following morning.

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 Tilos?

Athens (Piraeus) - Tilos ferry tickets usually start at around €63. The final ticket cost depends on available discounts and offers, seat or cabin type, as well as vehicle selection.


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For more info, take a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.

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


You can travel by ferry between Athens (Piraeus) and Tilos with lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to available discounts. The ferry company 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
  • Island residents (holders of Unique Islander Number)

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

Ferry Route Info

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

The Athens (Piraeus) - Tilos ferry trip duration usually ranges from 14.5 to 15.5 hr. Ferry time may vary depending on the ferry itinerary and the season.

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

No, there are no high-speed ferries traveling from Athens (Piraeus) to Tilos. The fastest ferry reaches the island in around 14.5 hr.

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

The port of Piraeus is located close to 201 nautical miles (372 km) from Tilos.

Ferry Trip Tips

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

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

  • Consider arriving in Piraeus at least 1 hr before your departure, especially if you wish to board your vehicle and/or plan to travel in the summer months.
  • Tilos is a small island in the Dodecanese perfect for a quiet vacation. It is known as Greece's eco-friendly island as it has adopted sustainable energy practices. Check our complete Tilos travel guide and plan your trip with the best holiday tips.
  • Tilos is also a great starting point for island hopping in the Dodecanese and the North Aegean. Indicatively, some destinations that you can reach from Tilos are Kalymnos, Kastellorizo, Kos, Rhodes, and Nisyros. Check our Map of ferries to find all connections from Tilos.

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

Ferries to Tilos depart 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.

Ferries from Athens to Tilos normally depart from Piraeus Port Gate E1. 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) - Tilos ferry with a car?

Yes, you can board your vehicle on Blue Star Ferries vessels traveling to Tilos from Athens (Piraeus), as they have car decks.

Car tickets start at €150 and motorcycle tickets at €41.

Ferry luggage

On Blue Star Ferries, you can carry luggage weighing up to 50 kg free of charge.

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 Tilos from Athens (Piraeus). There are also airplane-type number seats.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet free of charge on Blue Star Ferries vessels. Make sure to check the company’s pet policy before your trip and carry along all necessary pet health certificates, tickets and supplies you may need for your trip.

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