Ferry to Naxos


Ferry tickets to Naxos

How to travel with a ferry from Athens to Naxos

Why visit Naxos?


Hop on a ferry from Athens to Naxos for breathtaking sunsets, delicious food, long sandy beaches, and archaeological sites!

  • Naxos is the largest and greenest island of the Cyclades island chain.
  • Its close distance to the rest of the Cyclades islands makes Naxos a very good base for island-hopping.
  • Thanks to the Meltemi winds that blow in the island, Naxos is a top destination for windsurfing in Greece.
  • Naxos is famous for its local produce of citrons, which are used for the island's signature citron liqueur.
  • Naxos is home to many archaeological sites.

Going to Naxos


Going to Naxos by ferry is simple!

  • Ferries from Athens to Naxos and ferries from Naxos to Athens operate daily throughout the year.
  • Ferries to Naxos depart from both Piraeus and Rafina ports in Athens.
  • Ferries to Naxos arrive at Naxos port in Chora Naxos.
  • Depending on the vessel and the route, the duration of the trip from Athens to Naxos varies from 4 (speed ferry to Naxos) to 8 hours (conventional ferry to Naxos).
  • The ferry companies that sail from Athens to Naxos are Blue Star Ferries, Fast Ferries, Golden Star Ferries, and Seajets.
  • Conventional ferries are the cheapest way to get from Athens to Naxos, while high-speed ferries and catamarans are more pricey.
  • Ferry tickets from Athens to Naxos cost between '40' 'EUR' (40 Euro) and '60' 'EUR'  (60 Euro).
  • The best way to plan your trip from Athens to Naxos is to book your ferry tickets in advance, as Greek ferries may be fully booked, especially in July and August. This also applies to ferry tickets from Naxos to Athens.

What's the best season to visit Naxos?


The best season to visit Naxos is hands down summer. During the summer, you’ll have the chance to visit Naxos’ beautiful beaches, as well as many archaeological sites.

Is Naxos for you?


Naxos is a great alternative to often overcrowded Cycladic islands like MykonosSantorini and Paros. Being more laid-back, Naxos is a perfect island to marvel at the magical Cycladic scenery, swim in clean waters, and have fun away from the hustle and bustle!

And what about Naxos sightseeing?


Naxos has been inhabited since ancient times. Many ancient temples and statues have been found on the island, indicating a rich cultural past. Portara Naxos, the huge marble gate of an ancient temple dedicated to the Greek god Apollo, is the most popular sight in Naxos. Standing on the top of a hill above Naxos Chora, Portara offers a magical view of the sea and the sunset!

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Naxos island hopping


Sitting in the heart of the Aegean sea, surrounded by the Cyclades islands, Naxos is a very good base for island-hopping. Naxos belongs to the Small Cyclades, a little group of islands, part of the Cyclades island chain.

So, island hopping to the rest of the Small Cyclades islands, like Koufonisia, Iraklia, Schinoussa, and Donoussa is a must.

Photos of Naxos

Ferry to Naxos map

About Naxos Port

Connected ports to Naxos

Athens, Piraeus - Athens, Rafina - Athens, Lavrio - Amorgos, Aegiali - Amorgos, Katapola - Andros - Astypalea - Anafi - Crete, Heraklio - Crete, Rethymno - Donoussa - Folegandros - Ios - Iraklia - Kalymnos - Karpathos, Port - Kasos - Kastelorizo - Kea - Kimolos - Kos, Port - Koufonissi - Kythnos - Leros - Lipsi - Milos - Mykonos - Nisyros - Paros - Patmos - Rhodes - Santorini (Thira) - Schinoussa - Sifnos - Sikinos - Skiathos - Symi, Port - Syros - Thessaloniki - Thirassia - Tilos - Tinos

Port description

A lovely island in the centre of Cyclades, Naxos is a calm family destination. The main port is found in Naxos Town and serves ferries from Piraeus, Rafina and other islands of Cyclades.


There are frequent buses that connect the port of Naxos to places all around the island, particularly the tourist places. The bus station is located very close to the port.

Ferry to Naxos map

Photos of Naxos port

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