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Ferry from Karpathos to Athens (Piraeus)

There are around 3 weekly sailings from Karpathos to Athens (Piraeus). 2 ferry operators sail between Karpathos to Athens (Piraeus), these include Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries. Karpathos Athens (Piraeus) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Karpathos to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

Ferries from Karpathos to Athens (Piraeus) typically depart from Karpathos at around 16:30. The average sailing time of a Athens (Piraeus) Karpathos ferry is approximately 15h 48m.

Karpathos Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Karpathos Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically range between €53* and €441*. The average price is around €200*. The cheapest ferry prices from Karpathos to Athens (Piraeus) start from €39*. The average price for a foot passenger is €107*. The average price for a car ferry is €442*.

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

What is the distance between Karpathos and Athens (Piraeus)?

The distance between Karpathos to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 290.1 miles (466.8km), or 252.1 nautical miles.

Is there a Karpathos Athens (Piraeus) car ferry?

Yes, Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries offer a car ferry from Karpathos to Athens (Piraeus). Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Karpathos and Athens (Piraeus).

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Karpathos to Athens (Piraeus) with Anek Lines, Blue Star Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Dodecanese Islands to Athens page.
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Karpathos - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price 254 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 15h 48m
Fastest Sailing Duration 13h 10m
First Ferry 16:30
Last Ferry 21:05
Distance 252 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 Karpathos to Piraeus?

The approximate duration for ferries from Karpathos to Piraeus is 19h 02m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Karpathos to Piraeus?

Karpathos to Piraeus is approximately 197 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Karpathos to Piraeus?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Karpathos to Piraeus. These ferry companies are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Anek Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Karpathos to Piraeus?

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

How far is Piraeus from Karpathos?

Karpathos to Piraeus is approximately 252 nautical miles distance apart.

Karpathos Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of the islands, the Greek island of Karpathos lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is the second largest of the Dodecanese islands. Its relatively remote location has meant that the island has managed to retain many of its traditions and customs, traditional dress and dialect which resembles the dialect of the Greek island of Crete and of Cyprus.

The island's north has many rugged mountains but in contrast the south of the island is quite fertile, and visitors can see many wildflowers during the winter and spring. The island's coastal areas are characterised by beautiful beaches which tend to be quiet and are often nestled between the island's cliffs. The island's beaches differ quite markedly from each other which is dependent on the beach's location. The east coast beaches tend to be smaller and gravelly, but tend not to be too windy. The beaches on the south coast tend to have fine white sand as do the beaches on the island's west coast, although these are the most exposed to the Meltemi and are only really available when the wind isn't too strong. Finally, the beaches in the north are difficult to get to and are really only accessible by sea or by jeep.

Ferries from Karpathos depart to the ports of Piraeus, Rhodes, Heraklion, Milos, Anafi, Sitia, Santorini, Chalki and Kasos.


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.


Karpathos to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/07/2024 and 21/07/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 16:30 10:30 18 hours Mon
Blue Star Ferries 20:00 09:10 13 hours 10 minutes Wed
Blue Star Ferries 21:05 13:20 16 hours 15 minutes Fri

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