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Vathi Karlovassi Ferries

There are around 1 weekly ferry sailings from Vathi to Karlovassi. The Vathi Karlovassi ferry is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Vathi Karlovassi Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Vathi to Karlovassi Ferry Times

Ferries from Vathi to Karlovassi typically depart from Vathi at around 03:00. The average sailing time of a Karlovassi Vathi ferry is approximately 40m.

Vathi Karlovassi Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Vathi Karlovassi ferries typically range between €6* and €65*. The average price is around €23*. The cheapest ferry prices from Vathi to Karlovassi start from €7*. The average price for a foot passenger is €12*. The average price for a car ferry is €65*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

What is the distance between Vathi and Karlovassi?

The distance between Vathi to Karlovassi is approximately 20.3 miles (32.6km), or 17.6 nautical miles.

Is there a Vathi Karlovassi car ferry?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Vathi Karlovassi ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Vathi to Karlovassi with Hellenic Seaways.

Vathi Karlovassi Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Hellenic Seaways - 1 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Vathi - Karlovassi Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price 19 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 40m
First Ferry 03:00
Last Ferry 17:00
Distance 17 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Vathi to Karlovassi?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Vathi to Karlovassi is 40m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Vathi to Karlovassi?

    There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Vathi to Karlovassi and this is
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Vathi to Karlovassi?

    Book Vathi 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 Vathi to Karlovassi?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Vathi to Karlovassi with
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Vathi to Karlovassi?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Vathi to Karlovassi with the following operators
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Vathi 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
    • Hellenic Seaways

Vathi Guide

The town of Vathi is located on the Greek island of Samos, which lies in the north Aegean Sea, and is the island's largest town and capital. The town was built around a large bay and is full of Aegean colour and atmosphere which is just as well as tourism is the town's main source of income. The town is also home to one of three ports on the island and is located in the centre of the eastern part of the bay which is also called Vathi. Limin Vatheos or Kato Vathi, as the locals call it, is the most lively place on the island, especially during the summer tourist season. There have been many archaeological finds on the island that bear testament to the island's past. Popular with tourists is the historic church of Agios Spyridon, the building that housed the Parliament, the Town Hall and the Archaeological and the Byzantine Museum which are all evidence of the historic past of the island.

From the town's port, ferry services operate to the Greek mainland and to many other Greek islands with conventional and high speed ferries. Destinations include Piraeus, Icaria, Chios, Mytiline, the Cyclades, the islands of the North Aegean and the Dodecanese Islands.

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.

Vathi to Karlovassi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 19/02/2024 and 25/02/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 03:00 03:40 40 minutes Wed
Hellenic Seaways 12:15 12:55 40 minutes Fri
Hellenic Seaways 14:10 14:50 40 minutes Mon
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