The island of Serifos is located in the Western part of the Cyclades, in Greece. The white houses, the beautiful chapels and the narrow paths of the villages point out the Cycladic character of the island. It is a very calm island with a laid-back atmosphere. It also offers some beautiful beaches.
You will find below information about how to get to Serifos by ferry, where to buy your tickets and information about Serifos and its port, with many photos.
Ferries to Serifos depart from Piraeus port, in Athens. A ferry ticket to Serifos costs '30' 'EUR' (30 Euros) - '50' 'EUR' (50 Euros) for a standard seat, depending of the ferry type. The ferry trip from Athens to Serifos lasts for 2-4.5 hours depending on the ferry type. Serifos island is directly connected by ferry with Santorini, Folegandros, Milos, Sifnos, and other islands of the Cyclades.
Ferry Schedules to Serifos
There are daily ferries to Serifos from Piraeus in Athens. In the summer, ferry routes are more frequent and there are also many daily ferries to Serifos from the islands of the Cyclades.
Ferry to Serifos from Athens (Piraeus)
There are frequent ferry connections between Athens (Piraeus) and Serifos during the peak season. More specifically, there are at least 1-2 ferries from Piraeus to Serifos every day, usually in the morning.
How long is the ferry trip from Athens to Serifos? The ferry trip from Athens to Serifos lasts for 2-4.5 hours depending on the ferry type (conventional or high-speed).
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Ferry to Serifos from Sifnos
There are several ferries from Sifnos to Serifos every day in the summer. The duration of the ferry trip from Sifnos to Serifos is 15-50 minutes and the price of a ferry ticket is '6' 'EUR' (6 Euros) - '15' 'EUR' (15 Euros).
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Ferry to Serifos from Milos
There are ferry connections between Milos and Serifos every day in the peak season. The duration of the ferry trip from Milos to Serifos is 1-3 hours and the cost of a ferry ticket is '8' 'EUR' (8 Euros) - '18' 'EUR' (18 Euros).
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What types of ferries travel to/from Serifos?
The types of ferries that sail to Serifos are conventional ferries and high-speed/catamaran ferries. The ferry companies that serve itineraries to Serifos are Aegean Speedlines, Blue Star Ferries, Zante Ferries, and Seajets.
Island hopping from Serifos
Serifos is the perfect base for island-hopping in the Cyclades. The most popular island-hopping routes from Serifos are from Serifos to Sifnos, from Serifos to Milos, from Serifos to Folegandros, and from Serifos to Kimolos.
Travel tips to organize your travel:
- Serifos is one of the top bases for island-hopping in the Cyclades, as it is connected with most islands.
- The best way to plan your trip from Athens to Serifos 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 Serifos to Athens.
- Some ferry companies, like Blue Star Ferries and Zante Ferries, have ferries with garages, so it’s easy to travel to Serifos with your car.
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INFORMATION ABOUT SERIFOS
The island of Serifos belongs to Western Cyclades and it is geographically located between Sifnos and Kythnos. The port of Serifos is Livadi, just 2 km from Chora. The white houses, the beautiful chapels and the narrow paths point out the Cycladic character of the island.
Serifos has many beaches and important sightseeing worth to visit. The most important sight is the Monastery of Taxiarches that was founded in the 17th century. Explore the island and you will meet many small chapels, built at breathtaking spots.
The most famous beaches of Serifos are Livadakia, Megalo Livadi and Koutalas. On a hill above Megalo Livadi, you will see the old mines that are not working today. However, from the late 19th century till 1964, most locals were getting their income from these mines.
Why visit Serifos?
Hop on a ferry from Athens to Serifos for traditional Cycladic architecture, glorious sunsets, romantic atmosphere, and relaxing holidays off the beaten tourist trail!
- The most famous beaches of Serifos are Livadakia, Megalo Livadi, and Koutalas.
- Chora, the capital of Serifos is considered one of the most beautiful capitals of the Cyclades.
- Hiking is one of the best activities to do in Serifos.
The best season to visit Serifos
The best season to visit Serifos is the summer! Unlike other Cycladic islands like Santorini and Mykonos, Serifos is not overcrowded in the summer, so it’s a great destination for peaceful holidays.
Is Serifos for you?
Serifos is the perfect destination for quiet holidays away from the hustle and bustle in the heart of the Cyclades.
Sightseeing in Serifos
Some of the most beautiful places to visit in Serifos are Piazza Square, the Church of Agios Konstantinos, the Old Mines, and the Monastery of Taxiarches.
More about Serifos
Photos of Serifos
About Serifos Port
Connected ports to Serifos
Athens, Piraeus - Athens, Lavrio - Folegandros - Ios - Kea - Kimolos - Kythnos - Milos - Paros - Santorini (Thira) - Sifnos - Sikinos - Syros - Tinos
A small and typical island of Cyclades, Serifos has kept a low profile in tourism. The main port of Serifos is Livadi, about 2 km from Chora, the capital of the island. The port receives ferries from Piraeus and islands of Western Cyclades (Kythnos, Sifnos, Milos, Folegandros and Kimolos).
There is a bus that connects the port with Chora, Koutalas, Megalo Livadi, the Monastery of Taxiarches and other places around the island. The bus station is located at the port where you cal also find the bus routes and times. There are also taxis and rental companies on the island.