CHIOS BY FERRY
We have prepared a small user guide that will help passengers to get to Chios as easily and pleasantly as possible.
Find useful information on how to get to Chios by ferry, local public transportation options to reach your overnight hotel in Chios, port addresses and embarkation offices, ferry schedules and prices for Chios ferry, and real-time departures and arrivals with the ferry to/from Chios.
- There are daily ferries that connect Chios with Piraeus, Kavala, Lesvos/Mytilene, Limnos, Agios Efstratios, Samos and Ikaria. There is also a ferry connection between Lavrio (Athens port) and Mesta port in Chios. In the summer, connections to Paros or Naxos might be added. Chios ferry schedules change depending on the season.
- For up-to-date information, it is best to check the schedules in our booking platform.
Getting to Chios 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/from Chios because of the convenience and flexibility it affords!
Cars are allowed on most ferries running to or from Chios, for an additional fee and children usually travel for half price!
- There is a choice of modern regular ferries running frequently to/from Chios with stops along the way.
Give a departure port and a date and find all possible ferry to/from Chios destinations!
Notice: Each year and depending on the period, there may be more or fewer connections to/from Chios. The biggest shipping companies (ferry operators) announce the new ferry schedules to and from Chios by the end of December and the rest of them by January-March each year!
TRAFFIC SERVICES IN CHIOS
Ports of call in Chios
There are 2 ports in Chios: The main port that is situated in the city of Chios and Mesta port that is approx. 40 km southwest from the capital.
Road network on Chios
The road network of the island is very good. Apart from the city of Chios, where the roads are quite narrow and during the summer months they show increased traffic, especially in July and August, the rest of the island is easy and safe to drive. All main roads are asphalted as well as most of the provincial roads leading to the smaller villages. Road marking and gas stations are very good at all around the island.
Chios public transportation
In order to move around Chios you can use the urban and intercity buses or to use a taxi.
In Chios there are 2 bus companies that serve passengers in all directions.
- Blue city buses serve the city (4 zones) and the nearby directions as Karfas Beach and Vrontados (approx. 1,50 Euro).
- Schedules are posted at the bus station. Timetables
- Terminal / Station: 1 Dimokratias str.
- Tel.: +30 2271022079
- Green buses depart daily from the city and serve Pyrgi (ticket cost approx. 3,00 Euro), Mesta (approx. 4,20 Euro), Lithi Beach (approx. 2,70 Euro), Kardamyla (approx. 3,30 Euro) and Kambia (approx. 5,80 Euro) via Langada (approx. 2,00 Euro). Twice-weekly buses serve Volissos (approx. 4,50 Euro).
- Terminal: Chios Port (14, Aegeou Avenue) on the same building with the Port Passengers Terminal. The terminal is open around the clock. Fully air-conditioned, offering “Left Luggage” locker services.
- Tickets are issued from the booking office or from the drivers without any extra charge.
- Tel.: +30 2271027507
Taxi stations in Chios
Moving around with a taxi in Chios is a very cheap and convenient way, compared to other countries.
- You can find taxis around the central square and at the port (there are always taxis waiting for each vessel arrive).
- Taxis in Chios are colored burgundy and white, whereas taxis that operate to the villages are silver-colored.
- Online Taxis in Chios
- Radio Taxi: +30 2271041111 (7/24)
SCHEDULES FOR CHIOS FERRY
Book your ferry to/from Chios 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 Chios.
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 Chios ferry confirmation.
Ferry timetables may change by season, so take an optical canvassing via our search engine to receive the latest cull of dates and schedules for Chios ferry. With so many accommodation options to cull from, you can be sure to find the best deal for the ferry to or from Chios 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 Chios by ferry!
CHIOS FERRY TICKETS
Arrange your ferry journey to/from Chios in advance
It is very important that you have organized your ferry to or from Chios in advance, having arranged all the details. You don't want anything 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 Chios you know that everything is under control even before leaving home.
There are many reasons why you should arrange to book in advance your Chios Ferry Tickets. Here are some of the most important:
Pay for Hotel in Chios 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 Chios, if you don't book them in advance. So, don't make the mistake to book your hotel on Chios without having booked the ferry pass to/from Chios. The last thing you want is to get to the port and not find an available ferry to or from Chios!
Save time in Chios!
Although we charge a commission for acquiring ferry bookings to/from Chios, this allows you not only to secure your ferry tickets o/from Chios but also to save time in Chios; besides receiving a service and attention of first.
Have a bigger choice of Chios Ferry Tickets!
Buying in advance gives you a better chance of getting the ferry tickets to/from Chios, on the ferry you prefer and at the schedule you want. It does not make sense that your trip to/from Chios is interrupted by not finding available ferry departures, but it is possible.
Find more Chios Ferry routes!
If you want to organize your vacations to or from Chios, it is wise to check all the possible routes and timelines in order to make the right combinations between Chios 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 Chios.
Get the best deal by Chios Ferry prices!
Ferry tickets to/from Chios 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 Chios up to 3-6 months in advance.
Feeling Great having Chios ferry ticket in your pocket!
You will feel a great feeling when having the ferry confirmation to or from Chios in your hands. The reservation with us will allow you to secure your ferry to or from Chios, you will be relieved to have the confirmation in your hands or on your smartphone!
ACCOMMODATION ON CHIOS FERRY
Find out about the ferry types that are running to/from Chios, choose the ideal accommodation on Chios Ferry 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 to or from Chios.
Lush green “fragrant” Chios, also known as the mastic island, has much to offer to the traveler. It is probably Homer’s birthplace, and it has an immense naval and intellectual tradition. It was inhabited since the Neolithic era, has known successive conquerors, was devastated by pirate attacks during the Byzantine years, and after a short period of Enetian domination it came under the Genoan commercial company Maona (for two centuries). It paid …More