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2p+Car+Return in our estimation € 350
Destination(s) 🇬🇷 Greece
Duration 4 Hours
Sailings Up to 4 times per day
Distance 123 miles, 200 km
Operated by Blue Star Ferries, Minoan Lines, Seajets
Crossing Athens ⇔ Naxos

There are three possible ferries that sail from Athens to Naxos. The fastest possible trip is about 3h and 25 minutes, In general, expect 4 hours for this trip.

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Ferry to Naxos

Ferry from Athens to Naxos

Many websites speak about ‘Piraeus' as that is the name of the main harbor of Athens. That is also where the ferries to Naxos leave from. The ferry to Naxos from Athens is famous. Therefore, trips from Athens to Naxos can better be booked well in advance. There are three companies you can sail with.

  • Seajets (3h 25m to 4h 40m)
  • Blue Star Ferries (3h 55m)
  • Minoan Lines (5h 45m)

All three you can easily book at our partners. An alternative to this route is from Rafina Port to Naxos. From Naxos, It's super easy to travel onward to Santorini.

The first ferry to Naxos departs at around 7:00 and arrives 4 to 5 hours later. The last ferry leaves at around 17:30. Of course, these times can change based on the weather and availability of vessels.

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Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

This ferry is operated and can be booked by: Seajets, Blue Star Ferries, and Minoan Lines. Because of these 3 options, it's very interesting to make your booking on a ferry comparison website.

How long does the crossing to Naxos from Athens (Piraeus) take?

The travel time of the ferry is around4 hours. Seajets (3h 25m to 4h 40m, due to two ships), Blue Star Ferries (3h 55m), and Minoan Lines (5h 45m). While Seajets have this very fast option: do read the reviews before you choose this one, we saw a lot of negative comments on this ship. Please arrive 30 minutes early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the ferry sail?

Up to 6 times per day. Depending on the season, the number of people on the ferry, and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the cheapest way to get there?

By using a comparison booking engine, you can see the cheapest options rather easily. THese are not ferries we would book locally. It's a bit of convenience vs. booking it on the spot.


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