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Athens (Piraeus) to Chalki Ferry

2 ferry operators provide ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Chalki, Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries. Athens (Piraeus) Chalki Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Athens (Piraeus) Chalki Ferry Times

Athens (Piraeus) Chalki ferries typically depart from Athens (Piraeus) at around 18:01. The average sailing time of the ferry from Chalki to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 18h 49m.

Athens (Piraeus) to Chalki Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Chalki typically range between $76* and $302*. On average the Athens (Piraeus) Chalki ferry is $176*. The cheapest Athens (Piraeus) Chalki ferry prices start from $76*. The average price for a foot passenger is $168*. The average price for a Athens (Piraeus) Chalki car ferry is $381*.

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

How far is Chalki from Athens (Piraeus)?

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Chalki is approximately 294.8 miles (474.4km), or 256.2 nautical miles.

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

Yes, there is a car ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Chalki provided by Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Chalki.

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

Yes, Athens (Piraeus) Chalki ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Athens (Piraeus) to Chalki with Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Dodecanese Islands page.
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Athens (Piraeus) - Chalki Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price A$174*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 18h 49m
Fastest Sailing Duration 16h 29m
First Ferry 18:01
Distance 256 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 Piraeus to Chalki?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Chalki is approximately 22h 59m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Piraeus to Chalki?

The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Chalki is approximately 107 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Chalki?

Piraeus to Chalki is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Anek Lines
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Chalki?

Ferries from Piraeus to Chalki 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 Piraeus to Chalki?

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

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

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

How far is Chalki from Piraeus?

The distance between Piraeus to Chalki is approximately 256 nautical miles.

Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.


Chalki Guide

The Greek island of Chalki lies in the Aegean Sea and forms part of the Dodecanese group of islands. It is situated around 6 km to the west of the island of Rhodes and is the smallest inhabited island of the Dodecanese with a surface area of 28 sq. km and a coastline of around 34 km. The island's name is derived from the copper mines that used to exist on the island (Chalkos is Greek for copper). The island's economy was doing well at the end of 19th century, when Chalkites, the island's residents, developed navigation and a lucrative sponge industry. Chalki followed the historic course of Rhodes and was officially united with Greece in 1948. The world's youth nominated the island as the "Island of Peach and Friendship" in 1983.

The port, where the ferries arrive, is called Nimborio and is the only village on the island of any size. The port is shaped like a horseshoe around the bay.


Piraeus to Chalki Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/5/2024 and 26/5/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 15:00 20:30 29 hours 30 minutes Sat
Blue Star Ferries 18:01 16:50 22 hours 49 minutes Tue

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