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An easy guide for how to get to Astypalaia by Ferry, schedules and prices for the Ferry to Astypalaia and recommendations for public transportation and services. Explore the website and find all necessary details for the Ferry to Astypalaia; Connected Routes with departures and frequency, Accommodation options with real-time Availability and helpful tips for transfer opportunities in Astypalaia!


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We have prepared a small user guide that will help passengers to get to Astypalaia as easily and pleasantly as possible.

Find useful information on how to get to Astypalaia, local public transportation options to reach your overnight hotel in Astypalaia, port addresses and embarkation offices, ferry schedules and prices for Astypalaia ferry, and real-time departures and arrivals.

All year round there are ferries running to Astypalaia from Athens and Piraeus, while from May to September there are frequent ferries from Paros, Naxos, Ios, Amorgos, Crete, Mykonos, Santorini, Kos and from some other Aegean islands.

Getting to Astypalaia by ferry is the best option you have and it can be a very nice and exciting experience and especially if you are doing some island-hopping too. Greek islanders are seasoned ferry experts and they prefer to travel by ferry to Astypalaia because of the convenience and flexibility it affords!

Cars are allowed on most ferries running to or from Astypalaia, for an additional fee and children usually travel for half price!

  • There is a choice of Conventional and High-speed catamaran ferries with stops along the way.

Give a departure port and a date and find all possible ferry destinations!

Notice: Each year and depending on the period, there may be more or fewer connections. The biggest shipping companies (ferry operators) announce the new ferry schedules by the end of December and the rest of them by January-March each year!



With frequent departures from Athens, Piraeus, Rhodes and from other islands you will arrive at the new port of Agios Andreas in Astypalaia.

Public Transportation and road network on Astypalaia
Today the largest part of the road network in Astypalaia, is consisted of an asphalt roadway and very soon the paving on the rest of the island will be completed. The main one goes from west of Livadi Beach to Analipsi (less than 10km). There are also a bunch of small winding roads that can take you to isolated beaches and to the main port of Agios Andreas.

Public Bus Services on Astypalaia

  • The little buses of Astypalaia are as unique as the locals who drive them during the hot summer months! They climb up and down the steep uphill roads of the island picking up and setting down passengers at any point of the route they follow: from Maltezana to the Chora, and from Agios Andreas to Livadi with its large sandy beach.
  • Local buses operate pretty regularly during the summer months; nearly every 30 minutes.
  • Bus services run between Chora - Livadi – Pera Gialos - Analipsi (Maltezana) - New Port
  • Tickets are purchased on the bus.

Taxis on Astypalaia
There are only 2 taxis operating in Astypalaia!

  • 1st Taxi: Mrs. Kali Katholiki, phone +30 6975706365
  • 2nd Taxi: +30 2243061204, +30 6976256461

Tip: Most of the hotels on Astypalaia have their own minibus and will transfer you from the hotel to the port or vice versa. Try ringing them to find out if this service is available!

Note: All above information for Astypalaia was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.


Book your ferry tickets to Astypalaia with any ferry company that suits you better and enjoy your journey in Greece! The “Easy-Way” booking system of go-Ferry.com, allows the most reliable online ferry reservations and offers cheaper, faster and better services for your ferry ticket to or from Astypalaia.

With go-Ferry.com you are able to connect online with the reservation systems of the most Greek shipping companies, to compare prices, to find information about routes and vessels, to look for alternative routes and to print instantly your Astypalaia ferry confirmation.

Ferry 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. With so many accommodation options to cull from, you can be sure to find the best deal for the ferry to Astypalaia at a price that fits your budget.

Complete the under bellow fields and click on SHOW to compare the prices of all operators that run to and from Astypalaia by ferry!


Arrange your ferry journey in advance

It is very important that you have organized your ferry to or from Astypalaia in advance, having arranged all the details. You don't want something to go wrong, and you can achieve perfect holidays with a great organization. In addition to hotel accommodation and air-tickets, when you book the boat tickets to or from Astypalaia you know that everything is under control even before leaving home.

There are many reasons why you should arrange to book in advance your ferry to Astypalaia. Here are some of the most important:

Pay for Hotel in Astypalaia without using it!
During the high season in Greece, and especially in July and August, it is likely that you won't find ferry tickets to popular destinations, such as Astypalaia, if you don't book them in advance. So, don't make the mistake to book your hotel on Astypalaia without having booked the ferry pass to Astypalaia. The last thing you want is to get to the port and not find an available ferry to or from Astypalaia!

Save time in Astypalaia!
Although we charge a commission for acquiring ferry bookings to your destination, this allows you not only to secure your ferry tickets to Astypalaia but also to save time in Astypalaia; besides receiving a service and attention of first.

Have a bigger choice of Ferry Tickets!
Buying in advance gives you a better chance of getting the ferry tickets to Astypalaia, on the ferry you prefer and at the schedule you want. It does not make sense that your trip to Astypalaia is interrupted by not finding available ferry departures, but it is possible.

Find more Ferry routes!
If you want to organize your vacations to or from Astypalaia, it is wise to check all the possible routes and timelines in order to make the right combinations between Astypalaia and other destinations as well as between the air and the ferry tickets. Online, you can have an overview of all the routes going to or from Astypalaia.

Get the best deal by Astypalaia Ferry prices!
Ferry tickets to Astypalaia can be expensive, so it’s natural to want to get the best deal on them. It has become a regular practice for ferries to announce special rates and deep discounts for booking ferry tickets to or from Astypalaia up to 3-6 months in advance.

Feeling Great having Astypalaia ferry ticket in your pocket!
You will feel a great feeling when having the ferry confirmation to or from Astypalaia in your hands. The reservation with us will allow you to secure your ferry to or from Astypalaia, you will be relieved to have the confirmation in your hands or on your smartphone!


Find out about the ferry types that are running to/from Astypalaia, choose the ideal accommodation option on the ferry to Astypalaia and get fresh and relaxed at 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 night ferry.


Astypa'laia or Astypalia' ( or Astropalia as it is called by the seamen) is the most westerly island of the Dodecanese. The island is 169 nautical miles from Piraeus, 94 n.m. from Rhodes, 57 n.m. from Kos and 44 n.m. from Kalymnos. The island's shape is one of a butterfly, the narrowest part being its isthmus of 100m. The total length of its coastline is 110km.

Archaeological finds show that the island was first settled by Carians, long before t…

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