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Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonissi Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 11 weekly sailings between Athens (Piraeus) and Koufonissi. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonissi, Blue Star Ferries & SeaJets. Athens (Piraeus) Koufonissi Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Athens (Piraeus) Koufonissi Ferry Times

The earliest Athens (Piraeus) Koufonissi ferry typically departs Athens (Piraeus) at about 06:45. The average sailing time of a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonissi is approximately 5h 51m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 4h 55m.

Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonissi Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Koufonissi typically range between $160* and $855*. On average the Athens (Piraeus) Koufonissi ferry is $443*. The cheapest Athens (Piraeus) Koufonissi ferry prices start from $73*. The average price for a foot passenger is $392*. The average price for a Athens (Piraeus) Koufonissi car ferry is $893*.

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

How far is Koufonissi from Athens (Piraeus)?

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Koufonissi is approximately 149.9 miles (241.2km), or 130.2 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Cyclades Islands page.
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Athens (Piraeus) - Koufonissi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & SeaJets
Average Price A$444*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 11
Average Sailing Duration 5h 51m
Fastest Sailing Duration 4h 55m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 17:30
Distance 130 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Piraeus to Koufonissi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Koufonissi is approximately 5h 05m. 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 Koufonissi?

The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Koufonissi is approximately 295 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Koufonissi?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Koufonissi?

Ferries from Piraeus to Koufonissi 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 Koufonissi?

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

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

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

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Piraeus to Koufonissi. 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
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • SeaJets

How far is Koufonissi from Piraeus?

The distance between Piraeus to Koufonissi is approximately 130 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.


Koufonissi Guide

The Greek island of Koufonisia is located to the east of the island of Naxos and to the west of the island of Amorgos, and is made up of two islets named Pano Koufonisi and Kato Koufonisi. The two islets are separated by a strait which is around 200 meters wide and the island's name is derived from the Greek for "Hollow Island" which is a reference to the large caves which led pirates to believe that the island was hollow when viewed from the sea. Located close to Koufonisia is the deserted island of Keros which has been declared an archaeological site that is under protection because of the many Cycladic artefacts that have been found on the island.

Pano Koufonisi is the only inhabited of the two islets and is a popular destination for visitors who want to relax on the island's golden sandy beaches or to swim in the island's war, crystal clear waters.


Piraeus to Koufonissi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/7/2024 and 21/7/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 06:45 14:15 7 hours 30 minutes Mon, Wed, Fri
Blue Star Ferries 09:00 14:10 5 hours 10 minutes Everyday
SeaJets 09:30 14:30 5 hours Mon, Thu, Fri, Sun
SeaJets 09:30 14:55 5 hours 25 minutes Sat

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