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Ferry Athens-Amorgos

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Discover the best ferries from Athens to Amorgos (Katapola and Aegiali), travel tips, prices and many more. Here we go!

In brief, it is easy to reach Amorgos from the port of Piraeus (Athens).
- At least one ferry departs daily
from Piraeus in the summer.
- It is possible to book either a conventional or a high-speed ferry to get to Amorgos.
- A standard ticket costs between '42' 'EUR' (42 Euros) to '92.7' 'EUR' (92.7 Euros) , depending on the type of ferry.

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Available ferries

 
The conventional ferry Blue Star Naxos

Blue Star Naxos on its way to Amorgos

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During summer, one to three ferries are scheduled per day to reach Amorgos.
The first (and sometimes only) itinerary is either at 06:45 or 09:00. On the days when two routes are available, the last ferry departs from Piraeus at 09:00 or 23:55.
Note: A ferry belonging to Seajets leaves from Piraeus every day at 09:00 from May until mid-June. Its itineraries stop before the start of the high season.

Indicative Ferry Routes from Athens (Piraeus) to Amorgos*

Schedules frequency Multiple times per day
First ferry 06:45
Last ferry 23:55
Average duration 06h38m
*Based on data from 2022-2023

ferry ATHENS, PIRAEUS - AMORGOS, AEGIALI

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VESSELS 1
DURATION 07h45m
PRICE €51.50 - €123.50

ferry ATHENS, PIRAEUS - AMORGOS, KATAPOLA

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VESSELS 2
DURATION 05h40m
PRICE €51.50 - €123.50
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VESSELS 2
DURATION 06h30m
PRICE €84.90 - €92.70
 

Types of ferries

 
The high-speed ferry Seajet 2 leaving the port of Piraus

The small ferry Seajet 2 departing from Piraeus

Conventional and high-speed ferries operate the route from Athens to Amorgos.
Conventional ferries are large vessels with many indoor and outdoor spaces and garages. They sail at slower speeds due to their high passenger and vehicle capacity.
High-speed ferries are smaller crafts that reach higher velocities. Due to their size, they have a limited passenger and vehicle capacity and can be affected by weather, notably strong winds.

 

Distance & Duration of the trip

 

The distance between Piraeus port and Amorgos is 173 nautical miles (200 miles or 320 kilometers).
The duration of the trip depends on the type of ferry. It takes about 8 hours for a conventional ferry to arrive at Amorgos. On the other hand, a high-speed vessel needs approximately 6 hours for the same crossing.
The fastest ferry is Highspeed 4 by Hellenic Seaways.

 

Prices & Tickets

 

The cost of a ticket has to do with the type of ferry. For a conventional ferry, a standard ticket is priced at '42' 'EUR' (42 Euros) or '51.5' 'EUR' (51.5 Euros). Business seats are also available at higher rates. In addition, passengers can book a cabin with or without a view; prices start from '83' 'EUR' (83 Euros). Concerning high-speed ferries, a standard ticket can cost from '84.9' 'EUR' (84.9 Euros) to '92.7' 'EUR' (92.7 Euros). Business and VIP tickets can also be booked in most cases.
Certain groups of passengers may benefit from ticket discounts. Those may reach 50% and regard students, children and people with disabilities among others. In addition, babies and toddlers usually travel for free.

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Types of seats

 

High-speed ferries offer two types of seats - standard seats and business/VIP seats. Both kinds correspond to airline type/numbered seats. Standard airline types seats are more affordable, while Business/VIP seats are more luxurious.

Conventional ferries, on the other hand, offer an additional type of seats - standard economy seats. Passengers who book this type of ticket can sit on the deck or in one of the designated interior lounges. It is the most inexpensive alternative when it comes to ferry tickets and most people prefer it for their journey.
You should keep in mind, though, that such tickets are not numbered and do not secure you a specific seat. Thus, to find a comfortable place to sit throughout the crossing, it is recommended to embark on the ferry as early as possible.

 

How to find your ferry in the port of Piraeus

 
Aerial view of the port of Piraeus, near Athens

Piraeus Port, the closest port to Athens' center

Ferries departing for Amorgos and Cyclades islands leave from Gates E6, E7 and E9 at Piraeus Port. The gate of departure will be written on your ticket, too. Piraeus is a huge port and the distances among the gates are long. On account of this, make sure to figure out where your gate of departure is beforehand.
Don't get lost! Get our Piraeus Port Map.

Amorgos has two ports; Katapola and Aegiali.
Katapola is the main port located within the island’s capital, while Aegiali is located on the north side of the island. Both ports receive ferries from Athens and other islands of the Cyclades, yet itineraries to Katapola are more frequent.

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Luggage

 

Greek ferry companies have a flexible luggage policy. Each ticket holder is allowed to carry up to 40 kg or 0.5 cubic meters of luggage.
A designated area for bulky items is available on every ferry. Passengers can leave their suitcases or any other large object there; however, you can also take your luggage on board if you wish to do so.
It is advisable to leave heavy luggage in the designated area but take your personal items (like your wallet and mobile phone) with you.

 

Traveling with a car

 

It is possible to take your car/motorbike to Amorgos by booking an additional ticket for your vehicle.
Drivers will be requested to be at the port a minimum of one hour before departure.
After parking your vehicle in the ferry’s garage, you will be asked to head upstairs. Entering the garage is prohibited during the crossing for security reasons.

 

Alternative ways to reach Amorgos

 

Amorgos does not have an airport and you can only reach the island by ferry.
However, you can take advantage of other islands nearby, which boast airports. Mykonos and Santorini host international airports so it is possible to fly to one of the two islands from abroad.
Meanwhile, Naxos, Paros and Milos have a national airport each. Since flying directly to any of them from abroad is impossible, a transit stop at the International Airport of Athens is required in order to reach them. After arriving at any of the islands, you will need to take the ferry to Amorgos.

 

About Amorgos

 
The church of Agia Anna and people swimming in the rocky cove of the same name

The church and cove of Agia Anna

The island of the Deep Blue, as it is often called (thanks to the French film of the same name that was shot there), is an alternative destination famous for its beautiful landscape, its many trails and its shiny waters that are ideal for diving. We have created a mini-guide for Amorgos, featuring the best things to see & do on the island.

Where to go next?

 

The Small Cyclades (Donoussa, Koufonisia, Irakleia, Schoinoussa) is a cluster of small islands between Amorgos and Naxos. Their atmosphere is similar to that of Amorgos, with tranquility and natural beauty prevailing. Naxos is a versatile destination that can satisfy all types of travelers, while Paros has marvelous beaches and lively nightlife. Finally for anyone wishing to do a 180-degree turn, the spirited Mykonos is only 2 hours away from Amorgos.

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