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Vathi to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

Typically ferries from Vathi to Athens (Piraeus) run 4 times a week. The Vathi to Athens (Piraeus) ferry is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Vathi Athens (Piraeus) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Vathi Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

Vathi Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically depart from Vathi at around 00:40. The average sailing time of the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Vathi is approximately 9h 20m.

Vathi to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Vathi to Athens (Piraeus) typically range between $126* and $751*. On average the Vathi Athens (Piraeus) ferry is $390*. The cheapest Vathi Athens (Piraeus) ferry prices start from $120*. The average price for a foot passenger is $325*. The average price for a Vathi Athens (Piraeus) car ferry is $738*.

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 Vathi?

The distance between Vathi and Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 230.5 miles (370.9km), or 200.3 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Samos to Athens page.
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Vathi - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price A$392*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 9h 20m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 30m
First Ferry 00:40
Last Ferry 18:00
Distance 200 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 Vathi to Piraeus?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Vathi to Piraeus is approximately 8h 30m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Vathi to Piraeus?

The average price of a ferry from Vathi to Piraeus is approximately 228 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Vathi to Piraeus?

There is 1 ferry operator for Vathi to Piraeus and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Vathi to Piraeus?

Ferries from Vathi to Piraeus 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 Vathi to Piraeus?

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

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

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

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Vathi to Piraeus. 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

How far is Piraeus from Vathi?

The distance between Vathi to Piraeus is approximately 200 nautical miles.

Vathi Guide

The town of Vathi is located on the Greek island of Samos, which lies in the north Aegean Sea, and is the island's largest town and capital. The town was built around a large bay and is full of Aegean colour and atmosphere which is just as well as tourism is the town's main source of income. The town is also home to one of three ports on the island and is located in the centre of the eastern part of the bay which is also called Vathi. Limin Vatheos or Kato Vathi, as the locals call it, is the most lively place on the island, especially during the summer tourist season. There have been many archaeological finds on the island that bear testament to the island's past. Popular with tourists is the historic church of Agios Spyridon, the building that housed the Parliament, the Town Hall and the Archaeological and the Byzantine Museum which are all evidence of the historic past of the island.

From the town's port, ferry services operate to the Greek mainland and to many other Greek islands with conventional and high speed ferries. Destinations include Piraeus, Icaria, Chios, Mytiline, the Cyclades, the islands of the North Aegean and the Dodecanese Islands.


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.


Vathi to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 8/7/2024 and 14/7/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 00:40 09:35 8 hours 55 minutes Fri, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 03:25 12:20 8 hours 55 minutes Wed
Hellenic Seaways 17:10 01:40 8 hours 30 minutes Thu
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