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Ferry from Sitia to Athens (Piraeus)

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

Sitia to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

Ferries from Sitia to Athens (Piraeus) typically depart from Sitia at around 02:00. The average sailing time of a Athens (Piraeus) Sitia ferry is approximately 12h 13m.

Sitia Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Sitia Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically range between €40* and €199*. The average price is around €143*. The cheapest ferry prices from Sitia to Athens (Piraeus) start from €41*. The average price for a foot passenger is €90*. The average price for a car ferry is €217*.

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

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

The distance between Sitia to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 241.9 miles (389.3km), or 210.2 nautical miles.

Is there a Sitia Athens (Piraeus) car ferry?

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

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

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

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Sitia - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Anek Lines & Blue Star Ferries
Average Price 181 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 12h 13m
Fastest Sailing Duration 12h 5m
First Ferry 02:00
Last Ferry 02:15
Distance 210 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 Sitia to Piraeus?

The approximate duration for ferries from Sitia to Piraeus is 16h 32m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Sitia to Piraeus?

Sitia to Piraeus is approximately 167 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Sitia to Piraeus?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Sitia to Piraeus?

Book Sitia to Piraeus 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 Sitia to Piraeus?

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

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

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

How far is Piraeus from Sitia?

Sitia to Piraeus is approximately 210 nautical miles distance apart.

Sitia Guide

The port town of Sita is located on the Greek island of Crete which lies in the Aegean Sea. On the island, Sita is to the east of Agios Nikolaos and to the north east of Lerapetra. The town is generally not much visited by tourists and is not particularly well developed and can trace its history back to Minoan times. Excavations have been unearthed in the neighbouring site of Petras which date back to the end of the Neolithic period, 3,000 BC through to the Bronze Age, 3,000 - 1,050 BC. In support of the Petras findings, excavations at other archaeological sites on the island, such as Itanos and Mochlos, have found artefacts from Minoan times. Petras has, over its history, also been under the control of the Venetians who used it as a base for their eastern Mediterranean operations. The site was destroyed by an earthquake in 1508, and again by pirates in 1538 and by the Venetians in 1651.

The port at Sitia connects Sitia and eastern Crete with several other Greek islands as well as with the port of Piraeus on the Greek mainland. The town also has a marina which accommodates smaller fishing boats and yachts.

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.

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