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Paros to Athens (Rafina) Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 2 daily and 14 weekly sailings between Paros and Athens (Rafina). 3 ferry operators provide ferries from Paros to Athens (Rafina), Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries & SeaJets. Paros Athens (Rafina) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Paros Athens (Rafina) Ferry Times

The earliest Paros Athens (Rafina) ferry typically departs Paros at about 09:55. The average sailing time of a ferry from Paros to Athens (Rafina) is approximately 3h 58m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 3h 35m.

Paros to Athens (Rafina) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Paros to Athens (Rafina) typically range between $116* and $466*. On average the Paros Athens (Rafina) ferry is $292*. The cheapest Paros Athens (Rafina) ferry prices start from $72*. The average price for a foot passenger is $280*. The average price for a Paros Athens (Rafina) car ferry is $666*.

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 Paros?

The distance between Paros and Athens (Rafina) is approximately 98.2 miles (158.1km), or 85.4 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

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Paros - Athens (Rafina) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 3
Operators Cyclades Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries & SeaJets
Average Price A$288*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 14
Average Sailing Duration 3h 58m
Fastest Sailing Duration 3h 35m
First Ferry 09:55
Last Ferry 16:35
Distance 85 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 Paros to Rafina?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Paros to Rafina is approximately 4h 41m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Paros to Rafina?

The average price of a ferry from Paros to Rafina is approximately 177 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Paros to Rafina?

Paros to Rafina is operated by 3 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Paros to Rafina?

Ferries from Paros to Rafina 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 Paros to Rafina?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Paros to Rafina with
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Paros to Rafina?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Paros to Rafina with
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries
  • Cyclades Fast Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Paros to Rafina?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Paros to Rafina. 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
  • SeaJets
  • Golden Star Ferries

How far is Rafina from Paros?

The distance between Paros to Rafina is approximately 85 nautical miles.

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.


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.


Paros to Rafina Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
SeaJets 09:55 13:35 3 hours 40 minutes Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Golden Star Ferries 14:45 18:35 3 hours 50 minutes Everyday

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