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Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi

There are around 5 weekly sailings from Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi. The Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi ferry is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi Ferry Times

Ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi typically depart from Athens (Piraeus) at around 07:15. The average sailing time of a Karlovassi Athens (Piraeus) ferry is approximately 8h 53m.

Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi ferries typically range between €126* and €574*. The average price is around €285*. The cheapest ferry prices from Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi start from €63*. The average price for a foot passenger is €205*. The average price for a car ferry is €468*.

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

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

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi is approximately 210.3 miles (338.5km), or 182.8 nautical miles.

Is there a Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi car ferry?

Yes, Hellenic Seaways offer a car ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Karlovassi.

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Karlovassi with Hellenic Seaways.

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Athens (Piraeus) - Karlovassi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price 362 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 5
Average Sailing Duration 8h 53m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 20m
First Ferry 07:15
Last Ferry 16:00
Distance 182 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 Piraeus to Karlovassi?

The approximate duration for ferries from Piraeus to Karlovassi is 8h 20m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Piraeus to Karlovassi?

Piraeus to Karlovassi is approximately 333 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Karlovassi?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Piraeus to Karlovassi and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Karlovassi?

Book Piraeus to Karlovassi 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 Piraeus to Karlovassi?

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

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

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

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

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 Karlovassi from Piraeus?

Piraeus to Karlovassi is approximately 182 nautical miles distance apart.

Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.

Karlovassi Guide

The tourist resort and port of Karlovassi is one of the most popular towns on the Greek island of Samos which lies in the north Aegean Sea. The island has a rich history and was home to the mathematician, Pythagoras, the astronomer Aristarchus and the philosopher Epicurus. The town is an important trading hub for the Aegean region and was home to a significant naval fleet in ancient history.

The town is in the north of the island and up until the 20th century it was perhaps best known for its tobacco manufacturing and tannery. A popular attraction in the town is the Tannery Museum which shows the town's long history in tannery which stretches back to ancient times. On display in the museum are tools and methods of leather processing and also the locations of the many tanneries that were located on Samos during the 20th century. There are some fine examples of neoclassical mansions in the town which can be seen alongside the remains of large stone factories at the "Ormos" seaside.

Ferries operating from the town's port depart to Piraeus, Chios, Fournoi, Agios Kirikos, Evdilos, Syros and Kavala.

Piraeus to Karlovassi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/06/2024 and 23/06/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 07:15 15:35 8 hours 20 minutes Thu
Hellenic Seaways 07:15 15:55 8 hours 40 minutes Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 07:15 16:15 9 hours Mon, Wed
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