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Donoussa to Iraklia Ferry

Typically ferries from Donoussa to Iraklia run 2 times a week. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Donoussa to Iraklia, SeaJets & Small Cyclades Lines. Donoussa Iraklia Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Donoussa Iraklia Ferry Times

Donoussa Iraklia ferries typically depart from Donoussa at around 09:20. The average sailing time of the ferry from Iraklia to Donoussa is approximately 2h 5m.

Donoussa to Iraklia Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Donoussa to Iraklia typically range between $12* and $26*. On average the Donoussa Iraklia ferry is $22*. The cheapest Donoussa Iraklia ferry prices start from $14*. The average price for a foot passenger is $22*.

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

How far is Iraklia from Donoussa?

The distance between Donoussa and Iraklia is approximately 26.8 miles (43.1km), or 23.3 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Donoussa to Iraklia?

No, currently there is no car ferry from Donoussa to Iraklia.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Donoussa Iraklia ferry?

Yes, Donoussa Iraklia ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Donoussa to Iraklia with SeaJets, Small Cyclades Lines.

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Donoussa - Iraklia Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators SeaJets & Small Cyclades Lines
Average Price A$21*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 2h 5m
First Ferry 09:20
Last Ferry 09:25
Distance 23 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Donoussa to Iraklia?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Donoussa to Iraklia is approximately 2h 22m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Donoussa to Iraklia?

The average price of a ferry from Donoussa to Iraklia is approximately 13 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Donoussa to Iraklia?

Donoussa to Iraklia is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • SeaJets
  • Small Cyclades Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Donoussa to Iraklia?

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

How far is Iraklia from Donoussa?

The distance between Donoussa to Iraklia is approximately 23 nautical miles.

Donoussa Guide

Forming one of the Cyclades group of islands, the Greek island of Donoussa is roughly 16 km to the east of the island of Naxos and 25 km to the north of the island of Amorgos. Donoussa is quite a small island measuring around 14 sq. km, with its highest point 385 m above sea level. Due to its small size, the island has remained a virgin place for summer holidays, with few tourist facilities and much privacy. The island's main town is also called Donoussa.

Many visitors to the island while away the hours by swimming in the warm, crystal clear waters off the island's beaches. Most of the beaches are not organised and are mostly accessible on foot. For the more energetic visitor, the island is an ideal destination for trekking.

Donoussa can be reached by ferry from Piraeus or with local boat from Naxos and Amorgos. The small ferryboat Express Skopelitis works the route between Naxos, Iraklia, Schinoussa, Koufonissi, Donoussa and Amorgos three to five days a week during the summer months.


Iraklia Guide

The small Greek island of Iraklia is located at the western edge of the Small Eastern Cyclades group of islands and only has around 100 inhabitants. The island is characterised by hills, thick vegetation, clear waters with the od shipwreck on the sea floor, and scenic bays which all combine to make it one of the most unspoilt islands of the Cyclades. For nature lovers the island is home to the Mediterranean seal and the marine turtle, Caretta Caretta. The island only has two villages. Ayios Georgios, which is home to the island's harbour, and Panayia.

Perhaps because the island is so small its history remains largely unknown with speculation that is may have been a Minoan settlement in the 2nd century BC, as there is an similar city in Crete. Under Venetian and Ottoman rule, the island paid taxes but it seems that it was the only obligation the Iraklians had.

From the island's port there are ferries available that depart to the Port of Piraeus with a crossing time of between 8 and 10 hours, depending on itinerary. There are also ferry services to the other islands of the Small Cyclades and to Naxos and Amorgos.


Donoussa to Iraklia Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/6/2024 and 23/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Small Cyclades Lines 09:25 11:30 2 hours 5 minutes Wed, Fri, Sun
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