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Kythnos to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

2 ferry operators provide ferries from Kythnos to Athens (Piraeus), Aegean Sea Lines & Zante Ferries. Kythnos Athens (Piraeus) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Kythnos Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

Kythnos Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically depart from Kythnos at around 18:10. The average sailing time of the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Kythnos is approximately 3h 2m.

Kythnos to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Kythnos to Athens (Piraeus) typically range between $50* and $249*. On average the Kythnos Athens (Piraeus) ferry is $132*. The cheapest Kythnos Athens (Piraeus) ferry prices start from $50*. The average price for a foot passenger is $109*. The average price for a Kythnos Athens (Piraeus) car ferry is $333*.

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

How far is Athens (Piraeus) from Kythnos?

The distance between Kythnos and Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 62.9 miles (101.3km), or 54.7 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Kythnos to Athens (Piraeus)?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Kythnos to Athens (Piraeus) provided by Aegean Sea Lines, Zante Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Kythnos and Athens (Piraeus).

Are foot passengers allowed on the Kythnos Athens (Piraeus) ferry?

Yes, Kythnos Athens (Piraeus) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Kythnos to Athens (Piraeus) with Aegean Sea Lines, Zante Ferries.

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Kythnos - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Aegean Sea Lines & Zante Ferries
Average Price A$132*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 3h 2m
Fastest Sailing Duration 3h 0m
First Ferry 18:10
Last Ferry 19:10
Distance 54 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Kythnos to Piraeus?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Kythnos to Piraeus is approximately 3h 02m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Kythnos to Piraeus?

The average price of a ferry from Kythnos to Piraeus is approximately 39 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Kythnos to Piraeus?

Kythnos to Piraeus is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Zante Ferries
  • Aegean Sea Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Kythnos to Piraeus?

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

How far is Piraeus from Kythnos?

The distance between Kythnos to Piraeus is approximately 54 nautical miles.

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.


Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Kythnos to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/7/2024 and 21/7/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Zante Ferries 18:10 21:10 3 hours Fri
Aegean Sea Lines 19:10 22:15 3 hours 5 minutes Mon
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