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Chios to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

Ferry services run between Chios and Athens (Piraeus) run once a day. The Chios to Athens (Piraeus) ferry is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Chios Athens (Piraeus) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Chios Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically depart from Chios at around 04:15. The average sailing time of the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Chios is approximately 8h 46m.

Chios to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Chios to Athens (Piraeus) typically range between $124* and $812*. On average the Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferry is $407*. The cheapest Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferry prices start from $78*. The average price for a foot passenger is $236*. The average price for a Chios Athens (Piraeus) car ferry is $620*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Athens (Piraeus) from Chios?

The distance between Chios and Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 174.7 miles (281.2km), or 151.8 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Chios to Athens (Piraeus)?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Chios to Athens (Piraeus) provided by Hellenic Seaways. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Chios and Athens (Piraeus).

Are foot passengers allowed on the Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferry?

Yes, Chios Athens (Piraeus) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Chios to Athens (Piraeus) with Hellenic Seaways.

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Chios - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price A$410*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 8h 46m
Fastest Sailing Duration 7h 45m
First Ferry 04:15
Last Ferry 23:00
Distance 151 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Chios to Piraeus is approximately 7h 45m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

The average price of a ferry from Chios to Piraeus is approximately 242 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Chios to Piraeus?

There is 1 ferry operator for Chios to Piraeus and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Chios to Piraeus?

Ferries from Chios to Piraeus are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Chios to Piraeus with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Chios to Piraeus with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Chios to Piraeus?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Chios to Piraeus. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Piraeus from Chios?

The distance between Chios to Piraeus is approximately 151 nautical miles.

Chios Guide

The Greek island of Chios is the 5th largest Greek island in the Aegean Sea and is located around 7 km off the Anatolian coast and is separated from Turkey by the Chios Strait. Chios Town was constructed around the old harbour and medieval castle, which were constructed under Venetian and Ottoman rule. Some remains have been found which date back to 2,000 BC. Popular attractions on the island include the Chios Byzantine Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Chios, its medieval villages and the 11th century monastery of Nea Moni which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The island is mainly mountainous although there are a few valleys to be found in the south and east parts of the island. Overlooking the northern part of the island is Mount Pelineo with its highest peak, Profitis Helias, at 1,297 meters above sea level. The island has a typical Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm, dry, summers and is known for its picturesque landscape.

Chios, and the other islands in the East Aegean, are generally connected to the ports of Piraeus and Rafina, the Cycladic islands including Syros, Tinos, Mykonos and Andros and also to the island of Rhodes. Your journey to and from the island will either be by conventional of Highspeed ferry with journey times of between 5 1/2 hours and 9 1/2 hours depending on ferry company and ferry itinerary.


Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Chios to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/7/2024 and 21/7/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 04:15 12:00 7 hours 45 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 11:30 19:45 8 hours 15 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 22:00 06:00 8 hours Fri
Hellenic Seaways 22:00 08:10 10 hours 10 minutes Mon, Wed
Hellenic Seaways 23:00 07:00 8 hours Tue, Thu, Sat

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