Vathi
Athens (Piraeus)
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Vathi Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

The Vathi Athens (Piraeus) ferry route connects Samos with Athens. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Hellenic Seaways. The crossing operates up to 4 times each week with sailing durations from around 8 hours 30 minutes.

Vathi Athens (Piraeus) 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 Samos to Athens page.
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Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Vathi to Piraeus?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Vathi to Piraeus is approximately 8h 30m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Vathi to Piraeus?

    The average price of a ferry from Vathi to Piraeus is approximately 138 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Vathi to Piraeus can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Vathi to Piraeus?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Vathi to Piraeus and this is
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Vathi to Piraeus?

    Ferries from Vathi to Piraeus 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 Vathi to Piraeus?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Vathi to Piraeus with
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Vathi to Piraeus?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Vathi to Piraeus with the following operators
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Vathi to Piraeus?

    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
    • Hellenic Seaways
  • How far is Piraeus from Vathi?

    Vathi to Piraeus is approximately 200 nautical miles distance apart.

Vathi Guide

The town of Vathi is located on the Greek island of Samos, which lies in the north Aegean Sea, and is the island's largest town and capital. The town was built around a large bay and is full of Aegean colour and atmosphere which is just as well as tourism is the town's main source of income. The town is also home to one of three ports on the island and is located in the centre of the eastern part of the bay which is also called Vathi. Limin Vatheos or Kato Vathi, as the locals call it, is the most lively place on the island, especially during the summer tourist season. There have been many archaeological finds on the island that bear testament to the island's past. Popular with tourists is the historic church of Agios Spyridon, the building that housed the Parliament, the Town Hall and the Archaeological and the Byzantine Museum which are all evidence of the historic past of the island.

From the town's port, ferry services operate to the Greek mainland and to many other Greek islands with conventional and high speed ferries. Destinations include Piraeus, Icaria, Chios, Mytiline, the Cyclades, the islands of the North Aegean and the Dodecanese Islands.


Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Vathi to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2024-02-19 and 2024-02-25


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 03:00 12:50 9 hours 50 minutes Wed
Hellenic Seaways 12:15 23:15 11 hours Fri
Hellenic Seaways 14:10 00:50 10 hours 40 minutes Mon

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