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Sitia to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

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

Sitia Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

Sitia Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically depart from Sitia at around 02:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Sitia is approximately 12h 13m.

Sitia to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Sitia to Athens (Piraeus) typically range between $78* and $385*. On average the Sitia Athens (Piraeus) ferry is $276*. The cheapest Sitia Athens (Piraeus) ferry prices start from $80*. The average price for a foot passenger is $174*. The average price for a Sitia Athens (Piraeus) car ferry is $419*.

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 (Piraeus) from Sitia?

The distance between Sitia and Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 241.9 miles (389.3km), or 210.2 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

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Sitia - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price A$272*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 12h 13m
Fastest Sailing Duration 12h 5m
First Ferry 02:00
Last Ferry 02:15
Distance 210 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 Sitia to Piraeus?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Sitia to Piraeus is approximately 16h 32m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

Which ferry companies operate between Sitia to Piraeus?

Sitia to Piraeus 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 Sitia to Piraeus?

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

Sitia Guide

The port town of Sita is located on the Greek island of Crete which lies in the Aegean Sea. On the island, Sita is to the east of Agios Nikolaos and to the north east of Lerapetra. The town is generally not much visited by tourists and is not particularly well developed and can trace its history back to Minoan times. Excavations have been unearthed in the neighbouring site of Petras which date back to the end of the Neolithic period, 3,000 BC through to the Bronze Age, 3,000 - 1,050 BC. In support of the Petras findings, excavations at other archaeological sites on the island, such as Itanos and Mochlos, have found artefacts from Minoan times. Petras has, over its history, also been under the control of the Venetians who used it as a base for their eastern Mediterranean operations. The site was destroyed by an earthquake in 1508, and again by pirates in 1538 and by the Venetians in 1651.

The port at Sitia connects Sitia and eastern Crete with several other Greek islands as well as with the port of Piraeus on the Greek mainland. The town also has a marina which accommodates smaller fishing boats and yachts.


Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Sitia to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/4/2024 and 21/4/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 08:00 20:20 12 hours 20 minutes Sat

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