Astypalea
Donoussa
Ferries to Cyclades Islands
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Astypalea Donoussa Ferry

The Astypalea Donoussa ferry route connects Dodecanese Islands with Cyclades Islands. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Blue Star Ferries. The crossing operates up to 4 times each week with sailing durations from around 2 hours 35 minutes.

Astypalea Donoussa sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Dodecanese Islands to Cyclades Islands page.
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Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Astypalea to Donoussa?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Astypalea to Donoussa is approximately 2h 35m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Astypalea to Donoussa?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Astypalea to Donoussa and this is
    • Blue Star Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Astypalea to Donoussa?

    Ferries from Astypalea to Donoussa are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Astypalea to Donoussa?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Astypalea to Donoussa with
    • Blue Star Ferries
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Astypalea to Donoussa?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Astypalea to Donoussa with the following operators
    • Blue Star Ferries
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Astypalea to Donoussa?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
    • Blue Star Ferries

Astypalea Guide

Forming one of the Dodecanese group of islands, the Greek island of Astypalea is located in the south eastern Aegean Sea. It is one of 12 islands that make up the Dodecanese and is around 18 km long and 13 km wide, at its widest point. The island's coast is rather rocky with a number of pebble beaches. The island it separated into two sections by a narrow strip of land, roughly 100 m wide, at Sterno. The island's capital and main harbour is the town of Astypalea, or Chora as the locals call it. A new harbour has been constructed at Agios Andreas where ferry connections to Piraeus and the other islands of the Dodecanese can be found.

The island is connected to the port of Piraeus and also to the other islands in the Dodecanese, the Cycladic islands and to Crete. The journey to the island will either be by a conventional ferry of by Highspeed ferry depending on the day of travel and the ferry company you choose to travel with. Journey times to the island are between 10-12 hours by conventional ferry or 6-9 hours by Highspeed ferry.


Donoussa Guide

The Greek island of Donoussa is the most northerly of the Small Eastern Cyclades group of islands and lies to the east of the island of Naxos and north of Amorgos. The island is quite small with a land area of around 13 sq. km and has a number of coves and hidden sandy beaches just waiting for visitors to explore. The island's residents, which amount to about 100, live mainly in the villages of Donoussa, Stavros, which is the largest and home to the island's port, Mersini, Haravgi and Kalotaritissa. A popular attraction on the island are the caves of "Spilia Tichou" with its spectacular stalactite formations, in the north west of the island, and "Fokospilia" on the island's east coast. According to mythology, Dionysus offered Ariadni a hiding place in Donoússa so that Thesseus could not find her. A settlement dating to the Geometric Period as well as remains of Bronze Age dwellings reveal the historical importance of the island.

Donoussa is connected by ferry to the port of Piraeus and to Naxos and Amorgos.


Astypalea to Donoussa Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2024-02-26 and 2024-03-03


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Blue Star Ferries 04:45 07:45 3 hours Wed
Blue Star Ferries 06:00 09:15 3 hours 15 minutes Sat

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