GREEK ISLAND FERRIES
Greek Ferries are the most common way of transport to and from the islands. You can reach the Island of Santorini, Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Milos and other Cyclades islands with modern regular and fast Greek ferries departing from the port of Piraeus, Rafina or Lavrion.
The long-distance islands like Lesvos, Rhodes and Crete are best reached by regular ferry with overnight on board. Some of the Cyclades islands like Andros, Tinos and Mykonos; you may reach them from the Athenian port of Rafina, boarding a High-speed ferry. They are more expensive but you can reach the islands shortly.
Greek Island Ferries are the primary means of transport to and from the islands, and the trip is an experience to be savored, like a day cruise!
The cheapest way to travel on Greek Island Ferries is by using an economy deck category. Ιf you have a sleeping bag and it's a night ferry, there is no better place to be then under the stars with a bottle of wine and some fellow travelers!
GREEK FERRIES SCHEDULE & TIMETABLE
The large normal car ferries are running to/from and between the Greek islands, the most months of the year!
High-speed ferries are most frequented from May to October. In the rest of the year, the islands are served by regular but modern and safe ferries.
From December to March there is a dead schedule that can make difficult to impossible the transportation between some islands. For example, there are no ferry departures between Crete and Santorini, between Santorini and Mykonos or between Crete and Mykonos. To reach one of these three islands in winter, you must arrive in Athens first!
Complete the fields and click on SHOW to find the Greek ferries schedule and timetable and compare the prices of all Greek ferry companies that run to the Greek islands as well as from Italy to Greece!
GREEK FERRY TICKET-PASS
In Greece, there is no possibility of a multi-stop Greek ferry ticket pass!
Ferry tickets are individual ferry tickets purchased for a specific route and for personal use. If you are going to travel to more than one Greek island then you will need to buy a ticket for each route. Every destination is an individual ticket!
Occasionally, there are advertising campaigns for the so-called "Greek Island Ferry Pass" but these ferry tickets are individual tickets purchased by tour operator's holiday packages. You will usually get better prices if you book the flight, hotel, and boat tickets yourself!
TYPES OF GREEK FERRIES
Normal car ferries
They carry vehicles and passengers. They are mainly used to cover long distances and are more economical than high-speed and catamaran.
Are like catamaran type but their speed is 50% higher than a conventional ferry. They usually carry passengers and vehicles.
These are ships with many hulls or two grooves. The catamarans have a greater width than the classic types of ships and are therefore more stable in the water. They usually only carry passengers but there are also some that carry passengers and vehicles.
Are catamaran type, with a cat-like design. They are used for short distances and they carry only passengers.
ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS ON GREEK FERRIES
Everything you need to know about ferry types and accommodation options on Greek Ferries; reserve the ideal accommodation option on a Greek 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 the Greek islands.
GREEK FERRY OPERATORS
Find a list of Greek Ferry Operators and explore their destinations!
GREEK FERRIES FROM ITALY TO GREECE
Looking for Greek ferries from Italy to Greece?
We offer ferry routes from all the ports of Italy to Greece and the Ionian islands. Ferries from Ancona, Venice, Bari and Brindisi to the Greek ports of Igoumenitsa, Patras, Corfu and periodically (high-season) to Kefalonia and Zakynthos.
With our online booking system, you can compare ferry operators and prices and choose the price that suits your comfort and budget!
GREEK FERRY CONNECTIONS ITALY-GREECE
Are you trying to find a specific ferry from Italy to Greece?
All the available information on ports, routes, destinations as well as special prices and offers on the desired Greek ferry connection Italy-Greece:
- Ferry Ancona – Igoumenitsa
- Ferry Ancona – Patras
- Ferry Ancona – Corfu
- Ferry Bari – Igoumenitsa
- Ferry Bari – Corfu
- Ferry Bari – Patras
- Ferry Brindisi – Igoumenitsa
- Ferry Brindisi – Corfu
- Ferry Brindisi – Patras
- Ferry Brindisi – Kefalonia
- Ferry Brindisi – Zakynthos
- Ferry Venice – Igoumenitsa
- Ferry Venice – Patras
- Ferry Venice – Corfu