Koufonissi
Iraklia
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Koufonissi to Iraklia Ferry

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

Koufonissi Iraklia Ferry Times

The earliest Koufonissi Iraklia ferry typically departs Koufonissi at about 06:45. The average sailing time of a ferry from Koufonissi to Iraklia is approximately 50m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 50m.

Koufonissi to Iraklia Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Koufonissi to Iraklia typically range between $8* and $33*. On average the Koufonissi Iraklia ferry is $20*. The cheapest Koufonissi Iraklia ferry prices start from $8*. The average price for a foot passenger is $20*. The average price for a Koufonissi Iraklia car ferry is $28*.

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 Koufonissi?

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

Is there a car ferry from Koufonissi to Iraklia?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Koufonissi to Iraklia provided by Blue Star Ferries, SeaJets. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Koufonissi and Iraklia.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Koufonissi Iraklia ferry?

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

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Koufonissi - Iraklia Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 3
Operators Blue Star Ferries, SeaJets & Small Cyclades Lines
Average Price A$18*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 50m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 19:55
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 Koufonissi to Iraklia?

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

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

Which ferry companies operate between Koufonissi to Iraklia?

Koufonissi to Iraklia 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 Koufonissi to Iraklia?

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

How far is Iraklia from Koufonissi?

The distance between Koufonissi to Iraklia is approximately 8 nautical miles.

Koufonissi Guide

The Greek island of Koufonisia is located in the Cyclades group of islands and forms part of the municipality of Naxos and Lesser Cyclades. The island lies to the south east of the island of Naxos and to the west of the island of Amorgos. Koufonisia is actually made up of three different islands: Kato (Lower) and Pano (Upper) Koufonisi and Keros which is uninhabited and is a protected archaeological site. Artefacts found on Keros during the 20th century include a large number of Cycladic pieces of art. Also uninhabited is Kato Koufonisia which is next to Pano Koufonisia, Shoinousa and Keros. Pano Koufonisi is the smallest and most densely populated island of the Cycladic island group. The small church of Panagia which has been built on a jetty above ancient ruins is perhaps the most popular sight on the island. The island's port is mainly used by tourist boats and fishing vessels. Visitors to the island are greeted by a white windmill which is located on the east side of the port. The main town on the island is Chora which is on the south west coast of the island and has many houses of typical Cycladic architecture.


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.


Koufonissi to Iraklia Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Small Cyclades Lines 09:40 10:30 50 minutes Tue, Thu, Sat
Small Cyclades Lines 10:40 11:30 50 minutes Wed, Fri, Sun
Blue Star Ferries 19:55 20:45 50 minutes Mon, Wed, Fri

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