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Naxos to Athens (Rafina) Ferry

Ferry services run between Naxos and Athens (Rafina) run once a day. 4 ferry operators provide ferries from Naxos to Athens (Rafina), Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries & SeaJets. Naxos Athens (Rafina) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Naxos Athens (Rafina) Ferry Times

Naxos Athens (Rafina) ferries typically depart from Naxos at around 09:10. The average sailing time of the ferry from Athens (Rafina) to Naxos is approximately 5h 37m.

Naxos to Athens (Rafina) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Naxos to Athens (Rafina) typically range between $72* and $292*. On average the Naxos Athens (Rafina) ferry is $195*. The cheapest Naxos Athens (Rafina) ferry prices start from $72*. The average price for a foot passenger is $190*. The average price for a Naxos Athens (Rafina) car ferry is $346*.

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 (Rafina) from Naxos?

The distance between Naxos and Athens (Rafina) is approximately 110.3 miles (177.5km), or 95.8 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Naxos to Athens (Rafina)?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Naxos to Athens (Rafina) provided by Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, SeaJets. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Naxos and Athens (Rafina).

Are foot passengers allowed on the Naxos Athens (Rafina) ferry?

Yes, Naxos Athens (Rafina) ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Naxos to Athens (Rafina) with Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, SeaJets.

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Naxos - Athens (Rafina) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 4
Operators Blue Star Ferries, Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries & SeaJets
Average Price A$192*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 5h 37m
Fastest Sailing Duration 4h 25m
First Ferry 09:10
Last Ferry 15:30
Distance 95 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 Naxos to Rafina?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Naxos to Rafina is approximately 4h 30m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Naxos to Rafina?

The average price of a ferry from Naxos to Rafina is approximately 118 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Naxos to Rafina?

Naxos to Rafina is operated by 4 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • SeaJets
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries
  • Golden Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Naxos to Rafina?

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

How far is Rafina from Naxos?

The distance between Naxos to Rafina is approximately 95 nautical miles.

Naxos Guide

The Greek island of Naxos is part of the Cyclades group of islands that lie in the Aegean Sea. Naxos City, or Chora, is the island's largest town and capital and is built amphitheatrically on the island's west coast. It is also home to one of the biggest ports in the Aegean Sea. The town is popular with tourists and as a result there are many bars, restaurants and cafes to cater for them. The small island of Palatia, which extends from the mainland of Naxos, is the town's emblem. Located on the small island is Portara, which is a monument resembling a door standing alone, without any walls attached to either side. A visit to Portara is advisable, especially after your swim, whilst the sun is setting.

The island is also well known for its food and for producing the famous Naxian potatoes, wine, Kitron liquor productions and the popular cheese called Graviera. There are many restaurants located throughout the island serving local produce to the many tourists who visit.

From the island's port ferries depart to Piraeus (Athens) and to the other islands in the Cyclades.


Athens (Rafina) Guide

The Greek town of Rafina lies on the east coast of the Attica region of mainland Greece, on the shores of the Aegean Sea. The town is close to the town's of Artemida and Nea Makri and also to the Greek capital, Athens, which is around 25 km to the west. because of its proximity to Athens Rafina is popular with many Athenians who visit to enjoy the town's many fish restaurants that can be found lining the harbour. It is not uncommon to see the day's catch lying on beds of ice outside each restaurant.

In ancient times Rafina was named Arafinidon Alon but its history dates back to prehistoric times, but more specifically to pre-Hellenic times. In Askitario, to the south of Rafina, archaeologists have found a unique vase with a dog painted on it which has been dated back to 2,800 BC. Another significant find was near the town's port where a bronze foundry was discovered and is thought to be one of the oldest in Europe, and dates back to 1800 BC.

After the Port of Piraeus, Rafina's port is the second largest in Attica. Ferry services operating from the port depart to the southern part of Euboea and to the Cyclades islands.


Naxos to Rafina Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 09:10 13:35 4 hours 25 minutes Everyday
Cyclades Fast Ferries 14:30 20:20 5 hours 50 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Cyclades Fast Ferries 15:30 21:20 5 hours 50 minutes Mon, Sun

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