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Mesta (Chios) to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

The Mesta (Chios) to Athens (Piraeus) ferry is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Mesta (Chios) Athens (Piraeus) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Mesta (Chios) Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

Mesta (Chios) Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically depart from Mesta (Chios) at around 02:20. The average sailing time of the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Mesta (Chios) is approximately 7h 50m.

Mesta (Chios) to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Mesta (Chios) to Athens (Piraeus) typically range between $82* and $798*. On average the Mesta (Chios) Athens (Piraeus) ferry is $396*. The cheapest Mesta (Chios) Athens (Piraeus) ferry prices start from $78*. The average price for a foot passenger is $206*. The average price for a Mesta (Chios) Athens (Piraeus) car ferry is $578*.

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 Mesta (Chios)?

The distance between Mesta (Chios) and Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 159.8 miles (257.2km), or 138.9 nautical miles.

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

Yes, there is a car ferry from Mesta (Chios) to Athens (Piraeus) provided by Hellenic Seaways. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Mesta (Chios) and Athens (Piraeus).

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

Yes, Mesta (Chios) Athens (Piraeus) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Mesta (Chios) to Athens (Piraeus) with Hellenic Seaways.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Aegean Islands to Athens page.
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Mesta (Chios) - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price A$398*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 7h 50m
First Ferry 02:20
Distance 138 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 Mesta to Piraeus?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Mesta to Piraeus is approximately 7h 50m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Mesta to Piraeus?

The average price of a ferry from Mesta to Piraeus is approximately 220 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Mesta to Piraeus?

There is 1 ferry operator for Mesta to Piraeus and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Mesta to Piraeus?

Ferries from Mesta to Piraeus 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 Mesta to Piraeus?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Mesta to Piraeus with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Mesta to Piraeus?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Mesta to Piraeus with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Mesta to Piraeus?

No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.

How far is Piraeus from Mesta?

The distance between Mesta to Piraeus is approximately 138 nautical miles.

Mesta Guide

The medieval settlement of Mesta is located on the Greek island of Chios, which lies in the Aegean Sea and is the fifth largest Greek island. Chios is located just 7 km off the Anatolian coast and is separated from Turkey by the Chios Strait. The cobbled ring road around Mesta is wonderful as is the Church of Taxiarxis, the village square called 'Livadi' by the locals and the village's imposing tower. The village's current residents have managed to retain a sense of village traditions that existed in the 14th century and have managed to find the right blend between history and modern life. Perhaps the most important event that takes place in the village occurs during the carnival festivities where the 'Agas' trials are presented. These are a satirical replica of the trials that used to take place under Turkish Occupation.

Mesta is home to the island's second port and provides year round ferry services to the island of Psara and Lavrion in Attica.


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.


Mesta to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 02:20 10:10 7 hours 50 minutes Mon
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