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A useful Hellenic Seaways guide with updated schedules, departure times, accommodation availability, prices for passengers and vehicles as well as tips and suggestions on how to book your ticket. Explore the site and take advantage of the latest offers and discounts and choose the right type of ship for a pleasant and fast journey to your destination!

Are you planning a trip to Greece and wondering which ferry company to choose for your island hopping adventure? Look no further than Hellenic Seaways.

Hellenic Seaways is one of the largest ferry companies operating in Greece, with a fleet of over 50 vessels. They offer routes to over 36 destinations, including some of the most popular Greek islands such as Santorini, Mykonos, and Crete.

One of the biggest advantages of traveling with Hellenic Seaways is their frequency of departures. During peak season, they offer up to 130 daily departures, making it easy to fit island hopping into your itinerary. They also have a variety of vessel types, including high-speed ferries, conventional ferries, and catamarans, so you can choose the option that best suits your travel needs.

In addition to their extensive route network and frequent departures, it also offers a variety of amenities on board their vessels. Many of their ferries have cafes and snack bars, as well as seating areas with comfortable chairs and tables. Some vessels also offer VIP lounges for an extra level of comfort and luxury.

If you're traveling with a vehicle, Hellenic Seaways has you covered as well. They have ferries with car decks, so you can easily transport your rental car or personal vehicle between islands. They also offer motorcycle transport on some routes.

Overall, it is a reliable and convenient option for traveling between the Greek islands. With their extensive route network, frequent departures, and variety of vessel types and amenities, you can easily customize your island hopping experience to fit your travel needs and preferences. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful Aegean Sea with Hellenic Seaways.

Our site will help you to locate everything you need to know about traveling with Hellenic Seaways - from timetable and price information to planning your vacations, and great deals on popular destinations.

Ferry services from the Greek mainland to most of the Cyclades and Aegean Islands!

Routes to Saronic islands

Ferries to Sporades islands

High-Speed Ferry to Cyclades islands

Regular departures to Cyclades and North Aegean islands

  • Athens/Lavrio - Kea - Kythnos - Syros - Tinos - Andros - Paros - Naxos - Ios - Sikinos - Folegandros - Kimolos - Milos - Serifos - Sifnos
  • Athens/Piraeus - Mykonos - Patmos - Agios Kyrikos (Ikaria) Fourni - Vathy (Samos) - Chios - Mytilene - Limnos - Kavala
  • Athens/Lavrio - Limnos - Kavala
  • Athens/Lavrio - Mesta (Chios) - Agios Efstratios - Limnos - Kavala
  • Athens/Lavrio - Agios Efstratios - Myrina (Limnos) - Kavala
  • Piraeus - Syros - Mykonos - Evdilos (Ikaria) - Agios Kyrikos (Ikaria) - Fourni - Karlovasi (Samos) - Vathy (samos) - Chios - Mytilene - Limnos - Kavala
  • Piraeus - Chios - Mesta (Chios) - Mytilene
  • Piraeus - Psara - Inousses - Chios - Mytilene

Hellenic Seaways booking terms

Tickets easy to book

Using our web platform, you will be able to find real-time availability, compare different accommodation categories and book your tickets with a great company.

It is very important to organize your trip in advance after you have arranged all the details before you leave home. In addition to your hotel booking, do not neglect to finalize your ferry ticket so that you have the control of your trip before leaving home.

With so many Hellenic Seaways accommodation options to cull from, you can rest assured that you will 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 need to do is to select your destination and your travel date. Click on the search button and wait a while for the results! Any discount or a reduction combination (e.g. Early booking, auto club membership etc) that is provided by Hellenic Seaways, is automatically considered!

Start preparing your suitcases, we wish you a pleasant journey with Hellenic Seaways!

Hellenic seaways routes & schedules

Taking the ferry to the Cyclades has never been easier. The connections between the Greek mainland and the most Cyclades and North Aegean islands, allowing passengers to experience comfortable and quick travel across the Aegean Sea.

Get Hellenic Seaways schedules with routes & timetables, arrival and departure times and real-time availability.

The conventional and fast vessels of Hellenic Seaways are running to popular routes, with up to 7 sailing departures each day. Each trip offers great flexibility in duration and comfort!

Our fleetroutes & itineraries

The conventional vessels of Hellenic Seaways, are running every day, all year round, from the port of Piraeus (Athens) to:

  • Aegina
  • Poros
  • Hydra
  • Spetses
  • Paros
  • Naxos
  • Mykonos
  • Santorini
  • Syros
  • Ikaria
  • Samos
  • Lesvos
  • Chios
  • Kavala (North Greece)

Amid the early springtime, Hellenic Seaways add routes from the main ports of Athens to the most islands of the Cyclades and Sporades Islands.

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

Timetables & departures

Get detailed info related to Hellenic Seaways timetables, arrival/departure times and availability of accommodation. Check the timetable for your ferry journey with Hellenic Seaways.

Note: Timetables may change by season, so take an optical canvassing via our search engine to receive the updated one.

By clicking on each link below you will be able to access the Hellenic Seaways timetables for the particular ferry crossings of any chosen port.

Accommodation to select

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

Choose one of the offered accommodation options and arrive fresh and relax on your favorite island! There is a range of Hellenic Seaways accommodation options to choose for a night or a day crossing to your arrival port.

Hellenic seaways cabin options

Hellenic Seaways is characterized by some services that allow a comfortable crossing to your destination. The passengers can be accommodated in outside and inside cabins or in different lounge seating areas, and have a restaurant, bars and mini-shops available to them in most cases if traveling with Hellenic Seaways.

Onboard Hellenic Seaways there are different classes of cabins and price ranges. All Hellenic Seaways cabin options are equipped with air conditioning, comfortable clothes storage and individual shower room.

For the single traveler, most of Hellenic Seaways cabins are also available on a per-bed basis, while they have paid particular attention to the cabins designed for disabled passengers.

Hellenic seaways business & airplane type seats

Hellenic Seaways business and 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. Hellenic Seaways passengers can get up, walk around, go to the deck, go to the bars and salons, and enjoying the ship's full facilities!

Hellenic seaways economy deck-seats

Hellenic Seaways Economy Deck-Seats they are splendid all around of each ship but mainly on the top deck!

Economy Deck-Seats actually mean that you can sit anywhere you want on the inside or outside deck and walk around on Hellenic Seaways ship. This option is fantastic for Hellenic Seaways day trips or for passengers traveling with a sleeping bag. However, as Hellenic Seaways economy deck-seats are not numbered or named, once you leave your seats, it is not guaranteed that you will find later the same seats available. Hellenic Seaways Economy Deck-Seats passengers can leave their luggage at a specially-designated area next to the garage entrance of Hellenic Seaways ship. As Hellenic Seaways crew is not considered responsible for any luggage loss or damage onboard, is recommended to lock your luggage, have your names on them and get at the luggage area before Hellenic Seaways vessel docks at the port to make sure that no other passengers have left with your suitcases.

Note: In the high-speed ships of Hellenic Seaways, the economic deck seats are the same as the airplane type seats and are listed above.

Modern facilities

The facilities on board allow you to enjoy a comfortable passage to your holiday resort. Its passengers can be accommodated in cabins or in different living areas and have the option of Self-Service and A-la-carte Restaurant, indoor and outdoor bars and mini-shops for their needs.

Enjoy the sea and the sun from the outdoor decks of the ships and reach your destination quickly and safely!


We offer a selection of regular and high-speed ferries sailing to a variety of destinations.

Not only will you enjoy relaxing in comfortable surroundings and great dining options, but you will also find Hellenic Seaways team that will offer you the warmest welcome as they will sailing with you.

Get to know the Hellenic Seaways fleet, see photos and descriptions, and choose the ship type that suits your requirements!

Throughout the year the regular ships of Hellenic Seaways, are operating daily from the port of Piraeus (Athens) and Lavrion (Athens) to Paros, Naxos, Mykonos, Syros, Ikaria, Samos, Lesvos, Chios and Kavala (North Greece).

During the summer period, Hellenic Seaways add routes from Rafina (Athens) and Piraeus to the most islands of the Cyclades and Sporades islands.

The fast ships of Hellenic Seaways are active all year round for the Saronic islands route and from May to October for the Sporades islands itineraries. They undertake the transportation of passengers on the most routes that connect the mainland with Aegina, Poros, Hydra, Spetses, Mykonos, Santorini, Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos. The beautiful ships are offering their services from the port of Piraeus, Rafina and Volos.

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