Kythnos
Kea
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Kythnos Kea Ferry

Typically ferries from Kythnos to Kea sail 1 times a week. 3 ferry operators provide ferries from Kythnos to Kea, Hellenic Seaways, SeaJets & Triton Ferries. Kythnos Kea Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Kythnos Kea Ferry Times

Kythnos Kea ferries typically depart from Kythnos at around 09:40. The average sailing time of the ferry from Kea to Kythnos is approximately 1h 20m.

Kythnos to Kea Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Kythnos to Kea typically range between $21* and $46*. On average the Kythnos Kea ferry is $31*. The cheapest Kythnos Kea ferry prices start from $12*. The average price for a foot passenger is $25*. The average price for a Kythnos Kea car ferry is $69*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Kea from Kythnos?

The distance between Kythnos and Kea is approximately 18.0 miles (28.9km), or 15.6 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Kythnos to Kea?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Kythnos to Kea provided by Hellenic Seaways, SeaJets, Triton Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Kythnos and Kea.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kythnos Kea ferry?

Yes, Kythnos Kea ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Kythnos to Kea with Hellenic Seaways, SeaJets, Triton Ferries.

Kythnos Kea Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Hellenic Seaways - 1 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Kythnos - Kea Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 3
Operators Hellenic Seaways, SeaJets & Triton Ferries
Average Price A$27*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 1h 12m
Fastest Sailing Duration 40m
First Ferry 09:40
Last Ferry 16:25
Distance 15 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Kythnos to Kea?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Kythnos to Kea is approximately 1h. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Kythnos to Kea?

    Kythnos to Kea is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
    • Hellenic Seaways
    • SeaJets
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Kythnos to Kea?

    Ferries from Kythnos to Kea 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 Kythnos to Kea?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Kythnos to Kea with
    • Hellenic Seaways
    • SeaJets
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Kythnos to Kea?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Kythnos to Kea with
    • Hellenic Seaways
    • SeaJets
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Kythnos to Kea?

    Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Kythnos to Kea. 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
    • Hellenic Seaways
    • SeaJets

Kythnos Guide

Located in the western Cyclades group of islands, the Greek island of Kythnos lies between the islands of Kea and Serifos and is around 100 km from the port of Piraeus. The small island, with a land area of around 100 sq. km and a coastline of 100 km, has about 100 beaches although many of them are inaccessible by road. The main villages on the island are called Messaria or Kythnos (known as Chora to the locals) and Dryopis or Dryopida (known as Chorio to the locals). Both villages are characterised by steep, winding streets, often stepped, which are often too narrow for cars. The architectural styles of both villages are slightly different from each. Both are pretty but Chora's houses are mainly flat-roofed, typical of the Cyclades, while Chorio's houses tend to have sloping roofs. An interesting attraction in Chora is its large Greek Orthodox Church.

The island can be reached by ferry from Piraeus and Lavrio. The crossing from Piraeus takes around 3 hours by conventional ferry and 1 hour by high speed ferry. The crossing from Lavrio takes roughly 2 hours. Kythnos is also connected by ferry to the islands of Serifos, Sifnos, Milos, Santorini, Sikinos, Folegandros and Kea.


Kea Guide

The Greek island of Kea is one of the Cyclades group of islands although it is interesting in that the architecture of its buildings or its landscape has little similarities to the other islands of the Cyclades. The island is also called Tzia, and lies to the south of Attica and is opposite the town of Lavrion on the Greek mainland. Due to Kea's proximity to Athens it is popular with many Athenians who visit the island for weekend breaks. The island's port is in the pretty little town of Korissia which is also one of the island's most popular visitor attractions. The town is characterised with its white washed houses, complete with colourful roofs, its enamel factory, its winding cobbled streets and lovely churches.

The island is also popular with scuba divers who love the island's crystal clear waters and rich marine life and amazing wall dives. A popular dive site is to the wreck of the steamship Patris which sank in 1868. Also located around 1.5 miles offshore is the HMS Britannic, the sister ship of HMS Titanic, and is popular with Tec Divers as the wreck lies at a depth of around 120 meters.


Kythnos to Kea Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 8/4/2024 and 14/4/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 12:50 14:10 1 hour 20 minutes Fri

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