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Schinoussa Iraklia Ferry

Typically, there are 1 daily sailings for ferries from Schinoussa to Iraklia. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Schinoussa to Iraklia, Blue Star Ferries & Small Cyclades Lines. Schinoussa Iraklia Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Schinoussa Iraklia Ferry Times

Schinoussa Iraklia ferries typically depart from Schinoussa at around 07:40. The average sailing time of the ferry from Iraklia to Schinoussa is approximately 8m.

Schinoussa to Iraklia Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Schinoussa to Iraklia typically range between $12* and $33*. On average the Schinoussa Iraklia ferry is $19*. The cheapest Schinoussa Iraklia ferry prices start from $14*. The average price for a foot passenger is $19*. The average price for a Schinoussa Iraklia car ferry is $37*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Iraklia from Schinoussa?

The distance between Schinoussa and Iraklia is approximately 2.8 miles (4.5km), or 2.4 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Schinoussa to Iraklia?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Schinoussa to Iraklia provided by Blue Star Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Schinoussa and Iraklia.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Schinoussa Iraklia ferry?

Yes, Schinoussa Iraklia ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Schinoussa to Iraklia with Blue Star Ferries, Small Cyclades Lines.

Schinoussa Iraklia Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Blue Star Ferries - 2 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings
  • Small Cyclades Lines - 5 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Schinoussa - Iraklia Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Small Cyclades Lines
Average Price A$16*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 8m
Fastest Sailing Duration 5m
First Ferry 07:40
Last Ferry 20:40
Distance 2 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Schinoussa to Iraklia?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Schinoussa to Iraklia is approximately 07m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Schinoussa to Iraklia?

    Schinoussa to Iraklia is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
    • Blue Star Ferries
    • Small Cyclades Lines
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Schinoussa to Iraklia?

    Ferries from Schinoussa to Iraklia are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Schinoussa Guide

Located in the Cyclades group of islands, in the Aegean Sea, is the Greek island of Schoinousa, or Schinoussa, is located to the south of the island of Naxos, between the islands of Irakleia and Koufonisia. The town of Mersini is home to the island's harbour which is known as one of the best shelters for small ships in the Aegean region. The island's capital is called Chora and has pretty authentic Cycladic architecture, with white washed houses adorned with beautiful Bougainvillea, cobbled streets, churches and lovely views of the Aegean Sea. There is a rich cultural history on the island with a number of monuments bearing testimony to its history. Popular attractions on the island include the Church of Eisodia Theotokou in Hora, the Church of Evangelismos at Messaria, the Archaeological Museum, the Folklore Museum and the Cave of Peiratis which is located along the road that leads to the port.

The island is also popular with hikers who enjoy exploring the island by hiking along the island's mule paths, some dating back to Classical times. The paths criss-cross the island and provide wonderful views. Some lead to secluded beaches, remote mountain scenery, secret valleys and some unspoilt villages.


Iraklia Guide

The small Greek island of Iraklia is located at the western edge of the Small Eastern Cyclades group of islands and only has around 100 inhabitants. The island is characterised by hills, thick vegetation, clear waters with the od shipwreck on the sea floor, and scenic bays which all combine to make it one of the most unspoilt islands of the Cyclades. For nature lovers the island is home to the Mediterranean seal and the marine turtle, Caretta Caretta. The island only has two villages. Ayios Georgios, which is home to the island's harbour, and Panayia.

Perhaps because the island is so small its history remains largely unknown with speculation that is may have been a Minoan settlement in the 2nd century BC, as there is an similar city in Crete. Under Venetian and Ottoman rule, the island paid taxes but it seems that it was the only obligation the Iraklians had.

From the island's port there are ferries available that depart to the Port of Piraeus with a crossing time of between 8 and 10 hours, depending on itinerary. There are also ferry services to the other islands of the Small Cyclades and to Naxos and Amorgos.


Schinoussa to Iraklia Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 8/4/2024 and 14/4/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 07:30 07:40 10 minutes Tue, Thu, Sun
Small Cyclades Lines 09:00 09:10 10 minutes Wed, Fri, Sat
Small Cyclades Lines 11:15 11:25 10 minutes Tue, Thu, Sun

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