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Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos

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

Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos Ferry Times

Ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos typically depart from Athens (Piraeus) at around 17:00. The average sailing time of a Karpathos Athens (Piraeus) ferry is approximately 16h 29m.

Athens (Piraeus) Karpathos Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Athens (Piraeus) Karpathos ferries typically range between €80* and €516*. The average price is around €252*. The cheapest ferry prices from Athens (Piraeus) to Karpathos start from €39*. The average price for a foot passenger is €155*. The average price for a car ferry is €435*.

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 Karpathos?

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

Is there a Athens (Piraeus) Karpathos car ferry?

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

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

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Dodecanese Islands page.
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Athens (Piraeus) - Karpathos Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price 320 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 16h 29m
Fastest Sailing Duration 13h 25m
First Ferry 17:00
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 Piraeus to Karpathos?

The approximate duration for ferries from Piraeus to Karpathos is 19h 15m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Piraeus to Karpathos?

Piraeus to Karpathos is approximately 234 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Karpathos?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Karpathos?

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

How far is Karpathos from Piraeus?

Piraeus to Karpathos is approximately 252 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.

Karpathos Guide

The Greek island of Karpathos lies in the Aegean Sea and is the second largest of the Dodecanese group of islands. The island sits between the neighbouring islands of Crete and Rhodes and is widely regarded as being one of the most spectacular of all the Greek islands. Unlike many of its neighbours, and probably as a result of its relatively remote location, Karpathos only began to develop in the last couple of decades. However, the development that has taken place is largely restricted to the southern parts of the island. The northern and central parts of the island have retained their authenticity and are largely unspoilt, with pretty little villages that seem miles away from tourism. Perhaps the island's most famous features are its beaches with golden sand and crystal clear waters. The island is popular with families and also with hikers who like to explore the many trekking paths that criss cross the island.

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

Piraeus to Karpathos Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 17:00 06:25 13 hours 25 minutes Tue
Blue Star Ferries 17:00 10:30 17 hours 30 minutes Thu
Blue Star Ferries 17:00 11:20 18 hours 20 minutes Sat

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