Blue Star Ferries

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Blue Star Ferries is a Greek ferry company, belonging in the "Attica Group" and operates within the Aegean Sea, connecting the Greek islands with the mainland. With a fleet of vessels and a dedication to providing high-quality services, Blue Star Ferries has become one of the most famous ferry operators in Greece.

Greece is a country that is acknowledged for its stunning islands, lovely beaches and rich history. With over 6,000 islands, it may be overwhelming to pick out which of them to visit. One of the best methods to explore the Greek islands is by way of taking a ferry, and one of the most popular carriers in Greece is the Blue Star ferry company.

It has been operating since 1965 and is one of the most important ferry groups in Greece. They provide ferry offerings to over 30 destinations in Greece, which include the famous islands of Santorini, Mykonos, and Crete.

Blue Star Ferries owns contemporary and comfortable ferries which are equipped with all the vital amenities to make your adventure enjoyable. Their ferries have air-conditioning, comfortable seating, onboard cafes and restaurants and even shops where you can buy souvenirs. Some of their ferries, additionally have cabins for passengers who need to rest and arrive fresh in their destination.

The carrier has convenient schedules that can help you explore multiple islands in one trip. They offer day by day departures from Athens to famous islands consisting of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete. They also have frequent departures between the islands, making it clearly a good way to hop from one island to some other.

One of the pleasant matters about Blue Star Ferries is that their charges are lower priced. Compared to different modes of transportation consisting of flights or private boats, taking a ferry with Blue Star Ferries is tons cheaper. You can save lots of money through taking a ferry rather than flying, specially in case you are touring with a group.

Taking a ferry isn't only handy and lower priced, it also offers beautiful perspectives of the Greek islands. As you sail from one island to some other, you may be able to see the stunning coastline, crystal clear waters and fascinating villages. It is a tremendous way to experience the splendor of Greece from a different perspective.

Booking your Blue Star Ferries tickets is simple and can be done online through our online booking system. You can pick your departure and arrival ports, your chosen date and time and even your seat or cabin. The booking system is easy and user-friendly and you can pay with numerous methods.

Blue Star Ferries is a relatively low cost manner to discover the Greek islands. With comfortable and contemporary ferries, various schedules, cheaper charges, scenic views and an smooth booking process, it's no coincidence that they're one of the most popular ferry businesses in Greece. So the next time you plan a ride to Greece, consider taking a ferry with Blue Star Ferries and experience the beauty of the Greek islands.

The company operates ferry services from the Greek mainland to most of the Aegean Islands!

Blue Star Ferries booking terms

Blue Star timetable

Taking the ferry to the Greek islands has never been easier. Blue Star Ferries offer connections between the mainland and the most islands of the country, allowing passengers to experience comfortable and quick travel across the Aegean Sea.

Get the Blue Star timetable and schedule details with network of routes, arrival and departure times and availability of accommodation.

Note: Timetables may change by season, so take an optical canvassing via our search engine to receive the latest cull of dates, schedules, prices and availability.

It is very important that you have organized your journey in advance, having arranged all the details. In addition to hotel accommodation, when you book your tickets with Blue Star Ferries, you know that everything is under control even before leaving home.

With so many service options, you can be sure to find the best deal for your destination at a price that fits your budget!

Getting a booking couldn't be faster and easier; all you have to do is to select the destination, the date and click on "search" to be redirected to Blue Star Ferries schedules!

Any discount or a reduction combination is automatically considered!

Blue Star ferry schedule & routes

The regular modern vessels are running every day, all year round, from the port of Piraeus (Athens) to Crete, the Cyclades, Dodecanese and North Aegean Islands.

Amid the early springtime, Blue Star Ferries adds itineraries from Rafina (Athens) and Lavrion port (Athens) to almost all the Greek islands.

We suggest you choose one of the dozens of interesting routes and enjoy your trip to your destination!

Ferries to Crete

Ferries to Cyclades islands

Ferries to the Dodecanese via the Cyclades

Ferries to North Aegean islands

  • Piraeus - Chios - Mesta (Chios) - Lesvos
  • Piraeus - Ikaria - Fournoi - Karlovasi - Vathy (Samos)
  • Lavrio - Agios Efstratios - Limnos - Kavala

Ferries to North Aegean islands via the Cyclades

  • Piraeus - Syros - Mykonos - Patmos - Ikaria - Fourni - Vathi (Samos) - Chios - Lesvos - Limnos - Kavala
  • Piraeus - Mykonos - Patmos - Ikaria - Fourni - Vathy (Samos)

Our website will help you to locate everything you need to know about Blue Star Ferries schedules - from general information about the carrier, route network, prices to planning your vacations and great deals on popular destinations.

Departures & timetables

Get detailed info related to timetables, arrival and departure times and availability of accommodation. Check the departure time for your ferry journey with Blue Star Ferries.

Note: Departures may change by season, so take an optical canvassing via our search engine to receive the updated Blue Star Ferries timetable, the valid prices and the current availability.

By clicking on "search", after you fill out the fields, you will be able to access the Blue Star Ferries departures and timetables for the particular ferry crossings of your chosen port.

Accommodation on board

Blue Star Ferries can carry passengers on board in a choice of 2, 3 and 4 berth cabins or luxurious suites as well as in an economy numbered and super economy deck seats.

Choose one of Blue Star Ferries accommodation options and arrive fresh and rested to your destination! Comfortable armchairs, business class comfort seats, outside and inside cabins or economy deck chairs. There is a range of accommodation options to choose for a day or a night crossing to your arrival port.

Blue Star Ferries cabin options

Blue Star Ferries is characterized by some services that allow a comfortable crossing to your destination. Passengers can be accommodated in outside or inside cabins or various lounge seating areas which have restaurants, bars and mini-shops.

Onboard Blue Star Ferries, there are different classes of cabins and price ranges. All Blue Star Ferries cabins are equipped with air conditioning, comfortable clothes storage and individual shower room.

For the single traveler, cabins are available as single cabins or per-bed basis, while they have also paid particular attention to the cabins designed for disabled passengers.

Blue Star Ferries business & vip seats

Business class or/and VIP seats on Blue Star Ferries is a separate section with larger seats on the upper deck with the most comfortable seating. Both Business and VIP have their own bars and are restricted to passengers holding Blue Star Ferries ticket for those sections.

Blue Star Ferries airplane type seats

Blue Star Ferries airplane type seats are numbered seats and booked on the name of the passengers. Passengers can leave their luggage at a specially-designated area next to the garage entrance or carry with them. Blue Star passengers can get up, walk around, go to the deck, go to the bars and salons, and enjoying ship's full facilities!

Blue Star Ferries economy deck-seats

Usually Blue Star economy deck-seats they are splendid all around the ship!

Economy deck-seats actually mean that you can sit anywhere you want on the inside or outside deck and walk around on Blue Star ship. This option is fantastic for Blue Star Ferries day trips or for passengers traveling with a sleeping bag. However, as Blue Star Ferries seats are not numbered or named, once you leave your seats, it is not guaranteed that you will find later the same seats available. Economy deck-seats passengers can leave their luggage at a specially-designated area next to the garage entrance of Blue Star Ferries.

As the Blue Star Ferries crew is not considered responsible for any luggage loss or damage onboard, it is recommended to lock your luggage, have your names on them and get at the luggage area before Blue Star vessel docks at the port to make sure that no other passengers have left with your suitcases.

Amenities & facilities

The modern Blue Star Ferries amenities & facilities onboard, allow you to enjoy a comfortable crossing to your destination. The passengers can be accommodated in cabins or in different lounge seating areas, and have a choice of Self-Service and A-la-carte Restaurant, Indoor and Outdoor bars, and mini-shops for your needs.

Enjoy the sea, the sun and the open-air decks along with a variety of refreshing beverages, traditional local menus and delicious desserts that are offered on most ships. Quality products make the journey to your destination unforgettable!

Modern fleet

Blue Star Ferries has a selection of regular and high-speed ferries sailing to a variety of destinations.

On Blue Star Ferries, not only will you enjoy relaxing in comfortable surroundings and great dining options, you will find the team that will offer you the warmest welcome as they will sailing with you.

All routes are covered by modern vessels and offer great passenger services, decks and cabins as well as the option to travel with your vehicle!

Get to know the modern fleet and choose the ship type that suits your requirements:

  • Blue Star Delos
  • Blue Star Naxos
  • Blue Star Patmos
  • Blue Star Chios
  • Blue Star Myconos
  • Blue Star Paros
  • Blue Galaxy
  • Blue Horizon
  • Blue Carrier 1 (Ro-Ro)
  • Blue Star Blue Galaxy
  • Blue Star Ferries 1
  • Blue Star Ferries 2
  • Blue Star Diagoras



Blue Horizon image
M/S Blue Horizon
Sign:SWPG Length:187m Width:27m Speed (knots):23
Number of passengers:680 Number of beds:184 Number of vehicles:780 Construction year:1987
Blue Star 1 image
M/S Blue Star 1
Sign:SWET Length:176m Width:25m Speed (knots):28
Number of passengers:1600 Number of beds:430 Number of vehicles:641 Construction year:2000
Blue Star 2 image
M/S Blue Star II
Sign:SYSV Length:176m Width:26m Speed (knots):28
Number of passengers:1600 Number of beds:430 Number of vehicles:641 Construction year:2000
Blue Star Delos image
M/S Blue Star Delos
Sign:SVBF7 Length:146m Width:23m Speed (knots):26
Number of passengers:2400 Number of beds:116 Number of vehicles:430 Construction year:2011
Blue Star Naxos image
M/S Blue Star Naxos
Sign:SZUI Length:124m Width:19m Speed (knots):24
Number of passengers:1475 Number of beds:132 Number of vehicles:230 Construction year:2002
Blue Star Paros image
M/S Blue Star Paros
Sign:SVJH Length:124m Width:19m Speed (knots):24
Number of passengers:1500 Number of beds:204 Number of vehicles:230 Construction year:2002
Blue Star Patmos image
M/S Blue Star Patmos
Sign:SVBF8 Length:146m Width:23m Speed (knots):26
Number of passengers:2400 Number of beds:116 Number of vehicles:430 Construction year:2012
Blue Galaxy image
M/S Blue Galaxy
Sign:SWDA Length:192m Width:27m Speed (knots):24
Number of passengers:1790 Number of beds:176 Number of vehicles:780 Construction year:1992
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