Ferries from Mykonos to Paros (and return)

by Cristina on March 5, 2013

by Cristina | March 5th, 2013  

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parosThe Paros to Mykonos ferry schedule is available at the bottom of the article.

Paros is a very popular holiday destination in Greece (in fact it ranks third, after Santorini and Mykonos ). It is considered one of the most beautiful islands of the Cyclades and is especially popular for the beaches and the traditional Greek villages.

Being located so close to Mykonos, Paros is a great choice is you are looking for a day trip while visiting Mykonos.

How long does it take to get from Mykonos to Paros?

The fastest ferry takes 40 min while the slowest ferry takes 50 min to get between Mykonos and Paros.

Is there a high speed ferry between Mykonos and Paros?

All ferries between the two islands are high speed ferries (passengers only).

How much does it cost to get from Mykonos to Paros by ferry?

The price of the ticket depends on the company and type of seat:

On the ferry operated by Sea Jets, a single economy ticket is €28.50.

On the ferry operated by Hellenic Seaways, a single economy ticket is €29.50, while a business ticket is €34.50.

How many ferries per day depart from Mykonos to Paros during the low season?

During the low season 2013 (Apr-May) , the following ferries connect the two islands:

Sat 9:45 a.m., May 4
Sun 9:45 a.m., May 5
Mon-Thu 9:45 a.m., May 8-Jun 6
Sat, Sun 9:45 a.m. May 11 – Sept 29
Mon, Wed-Fri, Sun 2:10 p.m., Apr 24-29
Daily except on Wed, 2:55 p.m., Apr 26- May 4, May 6 – Sept 8
Wed 2:55 p.m., May 1-8

How many ferries per day depart from Mykonos to Paros during the high season?

The high season starts in early-June and lasts until early-October but the highest number of ferries is during July & August.

The following ferries connect Mykonos and Paros during the 2013 high season:

Tue 8:25 a.m., Jul 2 – Sept 3
Sun 8:25 a.m., Jun 30 – Sept 8
Mon 8:40 a.m., Jul 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5, 12, 19, 26, Sept 2
Mon-Thu 9 :45 a.m., May 8 – Jun 6
Sat, Sun 9:45 a.m.,May 11 – Sept 29, Oct 5-Oct 27
Mon 9:45 a.m., Jun 24
Mon-Thu 9:45 a.m., Sept 1 – 26, Sept 30-Oct 31
Sat 10:40 a.m., Jun 29-Sept 7
Tue 10:40 a.m., Jul 2- Sept 3
Daily 11:10 a.m., Jul 1 – Sept 15
Fri 1:35 p.m., Jul 5 – Sept 6
Daily except on Wed, 2:55 p.m., May 6- Sept 8 , Sept 9-Oct 6
Wed 2:55 p.m., Jul 3, 17, 31, Aug 14, 28
Sat 5:10 p.m. Jun 8 – Sept 14
Fri 5:35 p.m., Aug 9-23
Mon-Thu 5:45 p.m., Jun 10 – Jun 20, Jun 25-Sept 12

Are there any overnight journeys between Mykonos and Paros ?

No.

How about the ferries from Paros to Mykonos ?

During the 2013 high season, the following ferries run between Paros and Mykonos:

Sat, Sun 10:50 a.m., Jun 1 – Sept 15, Sept 21-29, Oct 5-27
Mon 10:50 a.m., Jun 24
Fri 11:10 a.m. Jun 7 – Sept 13
Mon 11:25 a.m., Jun 10-17, Jul 1 – Sept 9
Tue-Thu 11:25 a.m., Jun 11-18, Jun 26- Jul 3, Jul 9 – Sept 12
Wed 11:25 a.m., Jun 19
Thu 11:25 a.m., Jun 20, Jul 4
Tue 11:25 a.m., Jun 25
Mon-Thu 12:30 p.m., May 8 –Jun 6, Sept 16-26, Sept 30-Oct 31
Daily except on Wed, 1:55 p.m., May 6 – Sept 8, Sept 9 – Oct 6
Wed 1:55 p.m., Jul 3, 17, 31, Aug 14, 28
Sat 2:20 p.m., Jun 29- Sept 7
Sun 4:30 p.m., Jun 30 – Sept 8
Daily 6:05 p.m., Jul 1 – Sept 15
Sat 6:10 p.m., Jun 8 – Sept 14
Fri 6:30 p.m., Aug 9-23
Mon 9:10 p.m., Jul 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5,12,19,26, Sept 2
Tue 9:20 p.m., Jul 2 – Sept 3

During the 2013 low season, the following ferries connect Paros to Mykonos:

Sat 10:50 a.m., May 4
Sat, Sun 10:50 a.m., May 11 – 26
Mon- Thu 12:30 p.m., May 8 – Jun 6
Mon, Wed-Thu, Sun 1:10 p.m., Apr 24-29
Daily except on Wed, 1:55 p.m., Apr 26- May 4, May 6-Sept 8
Wed 1:55 p.m., May 1-8
Sun 4:35 p.m., May 5

Where can I buy tickets from?

You can buy tickets online here but there are certain limitations especially related to how far in advance you can purchase. You can also buy the tickets from travel agencies. But the simplest way to get them is directly from the ports. If you plan to travel during the weekend in the middle of the peak season, it’s advisable to book them several days in advance.

Does everyone charge the same prices?

The prices are the same on line, at travel agencies and in the ports.

Important note:

The ferry companies submit their schedules each Friday to the Ministry of Mercantile Marine so it’s advisable to double check the schedules couple of weeks prior to departure.

Read more about:

>> Ferries in Greece
>> Ferries from Athens: How to deal with the Port of Piraeus
>> Ferries from Athens to Aegina
>> Ferries from Athens to Crete
>> Ferries from Athens to Karpathos
>> Ferries from Athens to Hydra
>> Ferries from Athens to Mykonos
>> Ferries from Rafina to Mykonos
>> Ferries from Athens to Patmos
>> Ferries from Athens to Santorini
>> Ferries from Santorini to Crete
>> Ferries from Mykonos to Syros
>> Ferries from Santorini to Mykonos
>> Ferries from Santorini to Naxos
>> Ferries from Alonissos to Skopelos
>> Ferries from Corfu to Patras
>> Ferries from Rhodes to Kos
>> Ferries to and from Santorini
>> Ferries from Athens to Paros
>> Ferries from Mykonos to Crete
>> Ferries from Santorini to Karpathos
>> Ferries from Thessaloniki to Lesvos
>> Ferries to and from Mykonos
>> Ferries from Crete to Gavdos
>> Ferries from Santorini to Rhodes
>> Ferries from Santorini to Paros
>> Ferries from Mykonos to Ios
>> Ferries from Mykonos to Tinos
>> Ferries from Thessaloniki to Rhodes
>> Ferries from Athens to Naxos
>> Ferries from Athens to Thessaloniki
>> Ferries from Santorini to Syros
>> Ferries from Kavala to Thassos
>> Ferries from Alonissos to Skiathos
>> Ferries from Athens to Lesvos (Lesbos)
>> Ferries from Thessaloniki to Kos
>> Ferries from Thessaloniki to Chios


Note:
The article was first published in 2009; latest schedule and price update was made as of March 2013.

{ 25 comments… read them below or add one }

tanja June 15, 2009 at 12:32 pm
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can you send me information about travaling with ship from paros to mikonos i need this information urgent send me on tanja.panovska@yahoo.com

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john chaplin July 5, 2009 at 4:22 am
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does your company do daily return trip FROM Paros to Myconos

Regards

John Chaplin

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Cristina July 5, 2009 at 4:38 am
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@John Chaplin: the website isn’t associated with a ferry company. There are two daily departures from Paros to Mykonos, listed at the end of the article (please read carefully).

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frankie July 14, 2009 at 5:29 am
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Is there any ferry from Paros to Mykonos on 18 Oct 2009?
I would like to get to Mykonos from Santorini, but there is no direct sailing. Thus, I am planning to get Paros first on 18 Oct 2009 and then go to Mykonos. Please advise.

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Cristina July 14, 2009 at 6:22 am
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@frankie:
yes, there’s a ferry from Paros to Mykonos leaving at 11 a.m. from Paros (getss at 11:40 a.m in Mykonos). It’s run by Sea Jets and an economy ticket costs 19 euros/one way.

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frankie July 14, 2009 at 6:52 am
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Dear Cristina,

Thank you very much for your help, one more thing I would like to clarify whether it is the only way to get to Mykonos from Santorini on 18. Is there any alternative way?

Deeply appreciate

Regards,
Frankie

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Cristina July 14, 2009 at 7:41 am
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@Frankie

there isn’t a direct ferry from Santorini to Mykonos on Oct 18. An alternative would be flying but the flight is via Athens (on Aegean Airlines) and adds up to 120 euros/one way, at least.

If you choose to depart from Santorini at 7 a.m. on oct 18 you have a 50 min window to catch the ferry to Mykonos. I surely hope it won’t be delayed. Maybe you could leave Santorini a day earlier and stay a night in Paros?

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frankie July 14, 2009 at 9:08 am
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Thank you for your information (That is the most valuable I have ever seen in the internet world).

According to your information(http://www.greecelogue.com/ferries-from-santorini-to-paros-and-return.html), there is no ferry on 17 Oct 2009 (Sat). The sailing is only available on Wed. and Sunday. In addition, the departure time of the ferry from Santorini to Paros should be 8:30 a.m. or 7 a.m.?

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Cristina July 14, 2009 at 9:26 am
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@frankie:
the thing is that they keep updating those schedules and ADD more departures. So i need to update them yet again.
the info i gave you today is directly from a booking engine (the time, etc).
can you email me please at greece@logueit.com ? I’ll give you more details.

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Joan August 9, 2009 at 5:57 am
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Arriving to Mykonos airport at 13.20 Wednesday 12 August, WHERE do I catch the ferry from Mykonos to Paos and then WHERE from Paros to Antiparos?? And are there plenty taxis available?

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Cristina August 9, 2009 at 6:42 am
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@Joan: ferries depart from the port (some islands have several ports and the name of the port is always written on your ticket). There are buses and taxis in Mykonos to get from the airport to the port. I would advise to get a taxi though. Fares are standard and are printed in the stations.

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Paul and Zoe October 25, 2009 at 2:42 pm
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Hi all,

We are arriving in Mykonos in mid (16th) May next year does anyone know what time the ferries go to Paros and on which days?

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Cristina October 25, 2009 at 3:05 pm
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@Paul & Zoe: the schedule changes each year so you need to wait to know the exact days and times.

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Bill Townsend April 28, 2010 at 2:39 am
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Dear Cristina.
My wife and I arrive in Mykonos on Wednesday 5th May at 1320hrs. What ferry is available to Paros. Your website does not show low season timetables. Also can you tell me the best way to get from the airport to the ferryport and how long it should take.

Thanks
Bill

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Cristina April 28, 2010 at 5:05 am
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@Bill: there’s a ferry from Mykonos to Paros at 10 a.m. on May 5 so it’s definitely a good idea to stay for a night on the island before heading to Paros. The next day (May 6, Thu) there are 2 ferries: at 10 a.m. and at 2:55 p.m. An economy non-smoking seat on the 10 a.m. ferry costs 22 euros/person/one way (journey time: 40 min). Your best bet would be a taxi but since you have to go to a hotel anyway, they’ll guide you.

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Bill Townsend May 3, 2010 at 7:46 am
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Dear Cristina,
Great help thank you. Another question. We need to get from Paros to Amorgos on 12th May. I have only found one ferry at 2200 hrs to Aegiali port which arrives at 0110 hrs on 13th May. Is that the only one available on that day?
Thanks
Bill

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Cristina May 3, 2010 at 8:06 am
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@Bill: you are welcome and glad I could help. If that’s the only one you could find, that’s the only one you can book via the system. It is possible to find other connections but they are not listed by booking sites. So you are left with asking in the port.

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Bill Townsend May 3, 2010 at 4:50 pm
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Thank you very much for the info. You really do provide a very helpful service and your replies are very quick indeed.
Very best wishes

Bill

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Cristina May 4, 2010 at 2:08 am
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@Bill: you are welcome; feel free to email me at greece [at] logueit.com.

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Anthony May 18, 2010 at 9:56 am
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Hi there, please could you confirm the times (if any) of the ferries travelling from Mykonos to Paros tomorrow, Wednesday 19th May? We arrive at Mykonos airport at 13.20 – would it be advisable to stay in Mykonos until the following day?

Many thanks,

Anthony

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Cristina May 19, 2010 at 2:18 am
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@anthony: On the booking website I cannot check b/c it’s impossible to book for the day you leave but I could find a ferry at 10 a.m. (in the official schedule).
The next ferry is on Thu at 10 a.m. so yeah, you should stay overnight.

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Stuart Hill May 30, 2010 at 4:16 pm
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Hi
I am visiting Mykonos on a package holiday fo 2 weeks on 17th September. I would like to hop over to Paros for a few days. Can I safely assume that there will be a regular service this late in the season? Can you point me to any shedules? or are any days definately off?
Thanks
Stuart

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Cristina May 31, 2010 at 3:10 am
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@Stuart: From Mykonos to Paros there are connections that late in the season, as follow:
daily at 10 a.m. until October 10, 2010. The company is Sea Jets Consortium. So yes, you can safely assume you can get to Paros in early autumn by ferry. However, you won’t be able to book the ticket online until July or August.

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Tania July 6, 2010 at 2:40 am
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Hi

I am visiting Paros from 7 September to 9 September 2010 and would like to do a day trip to Mykonos on 8 September. I see that I can leave Paros at 11.10 the morning, but there is no ferry back again. Do you have any suggestions how I can back to Paros on the same day again?

Thanks

Tania

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Cristina July 6, 2010 at 3:00 am
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@Tania: I found the ferry from Paros to Mykonos at 11:10 a.m. on Sept 8 (and can be booked online already) ; but the only ferry back (available in the reservation system) is at 10 a.m. on Sept 8. The official schedule lists only this connection. Looks like you’ll be stuck in Mykonos for a night?

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