Ferries to Samos
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Ferry from Chios to Vathi

There are around 2 weekly sailings from Chios to Vathi. The Chios Vathi ferry is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Chios Vathi Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Chios to Vathi Ferry Times

Ferries from Chios to Vathi typically depart from Chios at around 08:50. The average sailing time of a Vathi Chios ferry is approximately 3h 24m.

Chios Vathi Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Chios Vathi ferries typically range between €20* and €80*. The average price is around €43*. The cheapest ferry prices from Chios to Vathi start from €11*. The average price for a foot passenger is €31*. The average price for a car ferry is €101*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Chios and Vathi?

The distance between Chios to Vathi is approximately 68.8 miles (110.7km), or 59.8 nautical miles.

Is there a Chios Vathi car ferry?

Yes, Hellenic Seaways offer a car ferry from Chios to Vathi. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Chios and Vathi.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Chios Vathi ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Chios to Vathi with Hellenic Seaways.

Chios to Vathi Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Aegean Islands to Samos page.
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Chios - Vathi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price 54 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 3h 24m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 25m
First Ferry 08:50
Last Ferry 12:45
Distance 59 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 Chios to Vathi?

The approximate duration for ferries from Chios to Vathi is 3h 25m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Chios to Vathi?

Chios to Vathi is approximately 42 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Chios to Vathi?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Chios to Vathi and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Chios to Vathi?

Book Chios to Vathi tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Chios to Vathi?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Chios to Vathi with
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, you can travel with a car from Chios to Vathi with the following operators
  • Blue Star Ferries

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

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Vathi from Chios?

Chios to Vathi is approximately 59 nautical miles distance apart.

Chios Guide

The Greek island of Chios is the 5th largest Greek island in the Aegean Sea and is located around 7 km off the Anatolian coast and is separated from Turkey by the Chios Strait. Chios Town was constructed around the old harbour and medieval castle, which were constructed under Venetian and Ottoman rule. Some remains have been found which date back to 2,000 BC. Popular attractions on the island include the Chios Byzantine Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Chios, its medieval villages and the 11th century monastery of Nea Moni which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The island is mainly mountainous although there are a few valleys to be found in the south and east parts of the island. Overlooking the northern part of the island is Mount Pelineo with its highest peak, Profitis Helias, at 1,297 meters above sea level. The island has a typical Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm, dry, summers and is known for its picturesque landscape.

Chios, and the other islands in the East Aegean, are generally connected to the ports of Piraeus and Rafina, the Cycladic islands including Syros, Tinos, Mykonos and Andros and also to the island of Rhodes. Your journey to and from the island will either be by conventional of Highspeed ferry with journey times of between 5 1/2 hours and 9 1/2 hours depending on ferry company and ferry itinerary.

Vathi Guide

Samos Town, or Vathi, is the capital of the Greek island of Samos which lies in the beautiful Aegean Sea. The town is situated on the eastern shores of the island and is constructed around a horse shoe shaped bay. Ano Vathi, the old town, was built like an amphitheatre around the island's natural harbour, and is the island's main port. Strolling around the town visitors will be charmed by its authentic narrow streets, lined with neoclassical buildings, that contains an archaeological museum and shops selling crafts and jewellery. Contained in the Archaeological Museum visitors will see a collection of the largest surviving examples of Kouros sculpture. Also in the town, and perfect for relaxing in, are a good selection of waterfront tavernas and cafes.

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.

Chios to Vathi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 22/07/2024 and 28/07/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 09:10 12:35 3 hours 25 minutes Tue
Hellenic Seaways 09:25 13:05 3 hours 40 minutes Sun
Hellenic Seaways 10:25 13:50 3 hours 25 minutes Thu
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