Athens (Piraeus)
Karlovassi
Ferries to Samos
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Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi Ferry

The Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi ferry route connects Athens with Samos. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Blue Star Ferries. The crossing operates up to 5 times each week with sailing durations from around 8 hours 20 minutes.

Athens (Piraeus) Karlovassi 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.

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Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Piraeus to Karlovassi?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Piraeus to Karlovassi is approximately 8h 20m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Piraeus to Karlovassi?

The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Karlovassi is approximately 333 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Piraeus to Karlovassi can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Karlovassi?

There is 1 ferry operator for Piraeus to Karlovassi and this is
  • Blue Star Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Karlovassi?

Ferries from Piraeus to Karlovassi 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 Piraeus to Karlovassi?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Piraeus to Karlovassi with
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Piraeus to Karlovassi?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Piraeus to Karlovassi with the following operators
  • Blue Star Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Piraeus to Karlovassi?

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

How far is Karlovassi from Piraeus?

Piraeus to Karlovassi is approximately 182 nautical miles distance apart.

Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.


Karlovassi Guide

The tourist resort and port of Karlovassi is one of the most popular towns on the Greek island of Samos which lies in the north Aegean Sea. The island has a rich history and was home to the mathematician, Pythagoras, the astronomer Aristarchus and the philosopher Epicurus. The town is an important trading hub for the Aegean region and was home to a significant naval fleet in ancient history.

The town is in the north of the island and up until the 20th century it was perhaps best known for its tobacco manufacturing and tannery. A popular attraction in the town is the Tannery Museum which shows the town's long history in tannery which stretches back to ancient times. On display in the museum are tools and methods of leather processing and also the locations of the many tanneries that were located on Samos during the 20th century. There are some fine examples of neoclassical mansions in the town which can be seen alongside the remains of large stone factories at the "Ormos" seaside.

Ferries operating from the town's port depart to Piraeus, Chios, Fournoi, Agios Kirikos, Evdilos, Syros and Kavala.


Piraeus to Karlovassi Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2024-07-15 and 2024-07-21


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 07:15 15:35 8 hours 20 minutes Thu
Hellenic Seaways 07:15 15:55 8 hours 40 minutes Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 07:15 16:15 9 hours Mon, Wed
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