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Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi Ferry

Typically ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi run 5 times a week. The Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi ferry is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi Ferry Times

Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi ferries typically depart from Athens (Piraeus) at around 07:15. The average sailing time of the ferry from Karlovassi to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 8h 53m.

Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi typically range between $244* and $1108*. On average the Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi ferry is $551*. The cheapest Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi ferry prices start from $122*. The average price for a foot passenger is $396*. The average price for a Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi car ferry is $904*.

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

How far is Karlovassi from Athens (Piraeus)?

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Karlovassi is approximately 210.3 miles (338.5km), or 182.8 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

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Athens (Piraeus) - Karlovassi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price A$543*
Average Weekly Sailings 5
Average Sailing Duration 8h 53m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 20m
First Ferry 07:15
Last Ferry 16:00
Distance 182 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 Karlovassi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Karlovassi is approximately 8h 20m. 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 Karlovassi?

The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Karlovassi is approximately 333 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Karlovassi?

There is 1 ferry operator for Piraeus to Karlovassi and this is
  • Hellenic Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Karlovassi?

Ferries from Piraeus to Karlovassi 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 Karlovassi?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Piraeus to Karlovassi with
  • Hellenic Seaways

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Piraeus to Karlovassi with
  • Hellenic Seaways

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Piraeus to Karlovassi. 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
  • Hellenic Seaways

How far is Karlovassi from Piraeus?

The distance between Piraeus to Karlovassi is approximately 182 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.


Karlovassi Guide

The tourist resort and port of Karlovassi is one of the most popular towns on the Greek island of Samos which lies in the north Aegean Sea. The island has a rich history and was home to the mathematician, Pythagoras, the astronomer Aristarchus and the philosopher Epicurus. The town is an important trading hub for the Aegean region and was home to a significant naval fleet in ancient history.

The town is in the north of the island and up until the 20th century it was perhaps best known for its tobacco manufacturing and tannery. A popular attraction in the town is the Tannery Museum which shows the town's long history in tannery which stretches back to ancient times. On display in the museum are tools and methods of leather processing and also the locations of the many tanneries that were located on Samos during the 20th century. There are some fine examples of neoclassical mansions in the town which can be seen alongside the remains of large stone factories at the "Ormos" seaside.

Ferries operating from the town's port depart to Piraeus, Chios, Fournoi, Agios Kirikos, Evdilos, Syros and Kavala.


Piraeus to Karlovassi Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 15:00 00:25 9 hours 25 minutes Sat
Hellenic Seaways 16:00 01:10 9 hours 10 minutes Tue
Hellenic Seaways 16:00 01:45 9 hours 45 minutes Wed

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