Ios to Paros Ferry

The Ios Paros ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Cyclades Islands and is currently operated by 4 ferry companies. Blue Star Ferries operate their crossing up to 3 times per week, Sea Jets 9 times per week, Hellenic Seaways 7 times per week & the Golden Star Ferries service is available up to 6 times per week.

There are a combined 25 sailings available per week on the Ios Paros crossing between Cyclades Islands and Cyclades Islands and with 4 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Route and port details

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Ios - Paros Ferry Operators

  • Blue Star Ferries
    • 3 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 20 min
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  • Sea Jets
    • 9 Sailings Weekly 55 min
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  • Hellenic Seaways
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 55 min
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  • Golden Star Ferries
    • 6 Sailings Weekly 1 hr 45 min
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Ios Paros Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Ios Paros route is a car and 3 passengers.

Ios Paros Ferry reviews

  • "Fast and punctual"

    Quiet trip, fast and punctual.

    'Martina' travelled Ios Paros with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star Patmos

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Ios Guide

Forming one of the Cyclades group of islands, the Greek island of Ios is located in the Aegean Sea and lies around mid way between the island of Naxos and the island of Santorini. The island's terrain is characterised by hills and cliffs that lead down to the sea on most sides of the island. Located on the north west coast is the island's port which is only a short distance from the village of Chora. The trip between Chora and the port can be made on foot which will take you along a steep donkey path, and takes around 15 minutes. The village is characterised by narrow paths and streets most of which have now been taken over by bars, restaurants, shops and night clubs to cater for tourists.

There are ferries from the island's port to Piraeus and Rafina with a crossing time of between 4 1/2 hours and 8 hours, depending on ferry type, route and destination. During the summer months Ios is also connected by ferry to the other islands of the Cyclades.

Paros Guide

The Greek island of Paros is one of the Cyclades group of islands and lies in the Aegean Sea close to the island of Naxos which is about one hour away by ferry. It is a popular holiday destination and has a reputation for being a friendly island and very welcoming to its visitors. It is the second largest of the Cyclades and has many things to see and do including taking part in the many different water sports that are on offer. There is also the Church of Panagia Ekatantapiliani which dates back to 326 AD and is also popular with tourists. For a relaxing way to spend your time on the island there are some lovely tavernas that line the Parikia seafront and also some lovely beaches that include Agia Irini, Farangas, Kato and Logaras.

The island's port is in Parikia and hosts both conventional ferries and high speed ferries. Ferries generally depart to Piraeus and to the other islands of the Cyclades.