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Koufonissi
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Iraklia to Koufonissi Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 8 weekly sailings between Iraklia and Koufonissi. 3 ferry operators provide ferries from Iraklia to Koufonissi, Blue Star Ferries, SeaJets & Small Cyclades Lines. Iraklia Koufonissi Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Iraklia Koufonissi Ferry Times

The earliest Iraklia Koufonissi ferry typically departs Iraklia at about 00:15. The average sailing time of a ferry from Iraklia to Koufonissi is approximately 51m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 50m.

Iraklia to Koufonissi Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Iraklia to Koufonissi typically range between $8* and $33*. On average the Iraklia Koufonissi ferry is $18*. The cheapest Iraklia Koufonissi ferry prices start from $8*. The average price for a foot passenger is $18*.

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

How far is Koufonissi from Iraklia?

The distance between Iraklia and Koufonissi is approximately 10.1 miles (16.2km), or 8.7 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Iraklia to Koufonissi?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Iraklia Koufonissi ferry?

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

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Iraklia - Koufonissi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 3
Operators Blue Star Ferries, SeaJets & Small Cyclades Lines
Average Price A$16*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 51m
Fastest Sailing Duration 50m
First Ferry 00:15
Last Ferry 16:10
Distance 8 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 Koufonissi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Iraklia to Koufonissi is approximately 46m. 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 Koufonissi?

The average price of a ferry from Iraklia to Koufonissi is approximately 11 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Iraklia to Koufonissi?

Iraklia to Koufonissi is operated by 3 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • SeaJets
  • Small Cyclades Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Iraklia to Koufonissi?

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

How far is Koufonissi from Iraklia?

The distance between Iraklia to Koufonissi is approximately 8 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.


Koufonissi Guide

The Greek island of Koufonisia is located to the east of the island of Naxos and to the west of the island of Amorgos, and is made up of two islets named Pano Koufonisi and Kato Koufonisi. The two islets are separated by a strait which is around 200 meters wide and the island's name is derived from the Greek for "Hollow Island" which is a reference to the large caves which led pirates to believe that the island was hollow when viewed from the sea. Located close to Koufonisia is the deserted island of Keros which has been declared an archaeological site that is under protection because of the many Cycladic artefacts that have been found on the island.

Pano Koufonisi is the only inhabited of the two islets and is a popular destination for visitors who want to relax on the island's golden sandy beaches or to swim in the island's war, crystal clear waters.


Iraklia to Koufonissi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 27/5/2024 and 2/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 02:00 02:55 55 minutes Sun
Blue Star Ferries 02:15 03:05 50 minutes Tue, Thu
Small Cyclades Lines 15:40 16:30 50 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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