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Iraklia to Donoussa Ferry

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

Iraklia Donoussa Ferry Times

Iraklia Donoussa ferries typically depart from Iraklia at around 15:40. The average sailing time of the ferry from Donoussa to Iraklia is approximately 2h 9m.

Iraklia to Donoussa Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Iraklia to Donoussa typically range between $12* and $28*. On average the Iraklia Donoussa ferry is $20*. The cheapest Iraklia Donoussa ferry prices start from $14*. The average price for a foot passenger is $20*.

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

How far is Donoussa from Iraklia?

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

Is there a car ferry from Iraklia to Donoussa?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Iraklia Donoussa ferry?

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

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Iraklia - Donoussa Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators SeaJets & Small Cyclades Lines
Average Price A$20*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 2h 9m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 5m
First Ferry 15:40
Last Ferry 16:10
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 Iraklia to Donoussa?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Iraklia to Donoussa is approximately 2h 27m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Iraklia to Donoussa?

The average price of a ferry from Iraklia to Donoussa is approximately 12 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Iraklia to Donoussa?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Iraklia to Donoussa?

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

How far is Donoussa from Iraklia?

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

Iraklia Guide

The small Greek island of Iraklia is one of the Cyclades group of islands and is located in the Aegean Sea. It measures around 18 sq. km and lies between the island of Naxos and the island of Ios, and is close to the islands of Schoinoussa, Koufonisi, Donoussa and Keros which together for the Small Cyclades group of islands. The island has many artefacts that have been found confirming that ancient settlements and tomb were located on the island. Finds include evidence of the Early Cycladic civilisation (3rd millennium BC) and the ruins of the temples of the Goddess Luck and the Goddess Zeus, dating back to the 4th - 2nd century BC. The islands coastal terrain, characterised by coves and naturally formed caves, were good hiding places for pirates and smugglers during the Turkish Occupation.

Agios Georgios is the island's port from which ferries operate to Piraeus with a crossing time of between 8 and 10 hours, depending on route. Ferry services are also available to the other islands of the Small Cyclades and also to Naxos and Amorgos.


Donoussa Guide

The Greek island of Donoussa is the most northerly of the Small Eastern Cyclades group of islands and lies to the east of the island of Naxos and north of Amorgos. The island is quite small with a land area of around 13 sq. km and has a number of coves and hidden sandy beaches just waiting for visitors to explore. The island's residents, which amount to about 100, live mainly in the villages of Donoussa, Stavros, which is the largest and home to the island's port, Mersini, Haravgi and Kalotaritissa. A popular attraction on the island are the caves of "Spilia Tichou" with its spectacular stalactite formations, in the north west of the island, and "Fokospilia" on the island's east coast. According to mythology, Dionysus offered Ariadni a hiding place in Donoússa so that Thesseus could not find her. A settlement dating to the Geometric Period as well as remains of Bronze Age dwellings reveal the historical importance of the island.

Donoussa is connected by ferry to the port of Piraeus and to Naxos and Amorgos.


Iraklia to Donoussa Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Small Cyclades Lines 16:10 18:25 2 hours 15 minutes Wed, Fri, Sun
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