Nisyros
Astypalea
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Ferry from Nisyros to Astypalea

2 ferry operators sail between Nisyros to Astypalea, these include Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways. Nisyros Astypalea Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Nisyros to Astypalea Ferry Times

Ferries from Nisyros to Astypalea typically depart from Nisyros at around 10:50. The average sailing time of a Astypalea Nisyros ferry is approximately 4h 14m.

Nisyros Astypalea Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Nisyros Astypalea ferries typically range between €16* and €55*. The average price is around €34*. The cheapest ferry prices from Nisyros to Astypalea start from €9*. The average price for a foot passenger is €34*.

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

What is the distance between Nisyros and Astypalea?

The distance between Nisyros to Astypalea is approximately 54.3 miles (87.4km), or 47.2 nautical miles.

Is there a Nisyros Astypalea car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Nisyros and Astypalea

Are foot passengers allowed on the Nisyros Astypalea ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Nisyros to Astypalea with Blue Star Ferries, Dodekanisos Seaways.

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Nisyros - Astypalea Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Blue Star Ferries & Dodekanisos Seaways
Average Price 42 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 4h 14m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 50m
First Ferry 10:50
Last Ferry 22:00
Distance 47 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 Nisyros to Astypalea?

The approximate duration for ferries from Nisyros to Astypalea is 4h 12m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Nisyros to Astypalea?

Nisyros to Astypalea is approximately 40 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Nisyros to Astypalea?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Nisyros to Astypalea. These ferry companies are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Dodekanisos Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Nisyros to Astypalea?

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

How far is Astypalea from Nisyros?

Nisyros to Astypalea is approximately 47 nautical miles distance apart.

Nisyros Guide

Located in the Dodecanese group of islands in the Aegean Sea, the island of Nisyros lies between the neighbouring islands of Kos and Tilos. The island's coast has a few sandy beaches, which are generally located in the north east part of the island, but generally the Nisyros coastline is characterised by rocky or pebbled beaches. The island's volcano is active but luckily for tourists it is not erupting and Fumaroles can be found at the craters. According to Greek mythology, the island was formed when Poseidon cut off a part of Kos and threw it onto the giant Polybotes to stop him from escaping. Fifth century ancient walls, which were originally part of the acropolis on the island, can be found near Mandraki and the island's ancient name was Porphyris.

From the island's port there are conventional and high speed ferry services that generally depart to the other islands of the Dodecanese. There are also services to the Cycladic islands and also to Crete, but usually via another island.


Astypalea Guide

The Greek island of Astypalea lies in the eastern Aegean Sea and is one of the 12 islands that make up the Dodecanese group of islands. The island, which sits at the point where the Dodecanese meet the Cyclades islands, has a long history and is characterised by typically Greek whitewashed villages and lovely beaches. Astypalaia is also the westernmost island of the Dodecanese and is naturally separated into Mesa Nisi (the inner island, western part) and Exo Nisi (the outer island, eastern part) by a thin strip of land less than 100 m wide.

The island's capital, and home to its port, is Chora and is regarded as one of the most picturesque towns in the Aegean. The town sits atop a rock that protrudes into the sea, forming two bays. Towering above Chora is a castle with the white domes of Evangelistria and Agios Georgios churches visible above its walls. Around the castle lie Chora’s houses with whitewashed walls, blue doors and windows, and wooden balconies.

The island is connected to the port of Piraeus and also to the other islands in the Dodecanese, the Cycladic islands and to Crete.


Nisyros to Astypalea Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 27/05/2024 and 02/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Dodekanisos Seaways 10:50 13:40 2 hours 50 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 20:35 02:00 5 hours 25 minutes Tue

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