Paros to Piraeus Ferry

The Paros Piraeus ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Athens and is currently operated by 3 ferry companies. Minoan Lines operate their crossing up to 3 times per week, Blue Star Ferries 4 times per day & the Aegean Speed Lines service is available up to 4 times per week.

There are a combined 35 sailings available per week on the Paros Piraeus crossing between Cyclades Islands and Athens and with 3 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Paros - Piraeus Ferry Operators

  • Minoan Lines
    • 3 Sailings Weekly 4 hr 10 min
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  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Aegean Speed Lines
    • 4 Sailings Weekly 3 hr 15 min
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Paros Piraeus Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Paros Piraeus route is a car and 2 passengers.

Paros Piraeus Ferry reviews

  • "Paros - Piraeus"

    Fast and easy travelling.

    'Danièle' travelled Paros Piraeus with SeaJets

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  • "Paros to Athens"

    Good service, comfortable ship with good amenities. No issues.

    'Daniel' travelled Paros Piraeus with Hellenic Seaways on Highspeed

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  • "Great uneventful journey"

    Perfectly on time, good organisation, great seating (we were in VIP area but normal class looked perfectly fine also). Mediocre pastry, but, being French, we are particularly demanding on the subject.

    'Celine' travelled Paros Piraeus with Hellenic Seaways on Highspeed

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  • "Best ferries in Greece!!!"

    I take this company every year as the ships are large, modern, very clean and well furnished most with escalators. The staff is friendly and professional. Almost always on time and very well priced-- far better than sea jets or other fast boats.

    'Nancy' travelled Paros Piraeus with Blue Star Ferries on Blue Star Paros

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Paros Guide

Located in the Cyclades group of islands, the Greek island of Paros lies in the Aegean Sea, to the west of the island of Naxos from which it is separated by a channel that is around 8 km wide. The island is 160 km to the south east of the Port of Piraeus. Historically known for its fine white marble, which gave rise to the term 'Parian' to describe marble or china of similar qualities, the marble mines and quarries have now been abandoned and can be found around the island. Today, the island's principal source of income is derived from tourism. The capital of Paros, Parikia, is a typically beautiful Cycladic village with whitewashed houses and lovely grand neoclassical mansions. Standing atop a hill in the centre of the village is a 13th century Venetian castle which provides glorious views of the town and surrounding area. There is also an important ecclesiastical attraction in the town in the form of the 6th century Church of Panayia Ekatontapyliani, also known as Katapoliani.

The island's port is also in Parikia and hosts both conventional ferries and high speed ferries. Ferries generally depart to Piraeus and to the other islands of the Cyclades.

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.