Ferries from Santorini to Paros (and return)

by Cristina on March 6, 2013

by Cristina | March 6th, 2013  

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paros-port-2The Paros to Santorini ferry schedule is available at the bottom of the article.

Paros is another popular tourist island of the Cyclades . While Santorini and Mykonos are by far the most popular among tourists, Paros is right there with them, offering tourists a lot of things to do. If your plans take you to Santorini, you can easily plan a day trip to Paros even if you want to relax on the beach or try the local tavernas.

Santorini or Thira?

In many cases, the name of the island doesn’t match the name of the port(s). Santorini makes no exception, and in many cases you’ll find “Thira (Santorini)” or the port code ATI in the ferry schedules and on online booking sites.

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

The ferry journey between Santorini and Paros takes between 1 h 45 min and 3 h 10 min, depending on the type of vessel and company.

Is there a high speed ferry between Santorini and Paros?

Yes.

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

The price depends on the type of seat you book and the type of ferry.

The price depends on the company, the type of seat and the type of ferry you choose.

On the high speed ferry operated by Sea Jets, the economy single fare is €43.60. On the regular ferry operated by Blue Star Ferris, the economy class single fare is €19, the airplane type of seat is €22 and the business class seat is €29.

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

During the low season 2013 (March – May), the following ferries link Santorini to Paros:

Sun 1:20 a.m., until Mar 24
Sun 1:50 a.m., until Mar 24
Sun 7 a.m., Apr 7-28
Sun 9 a.m., Mar 31 – Jun 23
Wed 9 a.m., Apr 4 – Oct 30
Mon , Wed-Fri, Sun, 11 a.m., Apr 24-29
Daily except on Wed, 12 p.m., Apr 26 – May 4, May 6 – Sept 8
Wed 12 p.m., May 1-8
Sun 3:30 p.m., until Mar 17
Tue, Thu-Sun 3:30 p.m., Mar 31 – Apr 30
Mon, Wed 3:30 p.m., Apr 1 -29, May 13-Jun 19
Wed 3:30 p.m., May 1-8
Thu-Sat 3:30 p.m., May 2-4
Mon 3:30 p.m., May 6
Tue 3:30 p.m., May 7
Tue, Thu-Sun 3:30 p.m., May 9 – Jun 21
Sun 5 p.m., Apr 28- May 5
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 5 p.m., Apr 29 – May 7

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

The following ferries are available between Santorini and Paros during the 2013 high season (June – October):

Sun 7 a.m., May 12 – Jun 9
Fri 8:45 a.m., Jun 7 – Sept 13
Mon 9 a.m., Jun 10 – 17, Jul 1 – Sept 9
Tue-Thu 9 a.m., Jun 11-18, Jun 26- Jul 3, Jul 9 – Sept 12
Wed 9 a.m., Jun 19, Apr 3 – Oct 30
Tue 9 a.m., Jun 25
Thu 9 a.m., Jul 4
Sun 9 a.m., Mar 31 – Jun 23, Jun 30-Sept 8, Sept 15- Oct 27
Wed 9 a.m., Apr 3 – Oct 30
Daily except on Wed 12 p.m., May 6 – Sept 8, Sept 9 – Oct 6
Wed 12 p.m., Jul 3, 17, 31, Aug 14, 28
Tue, Thu-Sun 3:30 p.m., May 9 – Jun 21, Sept 17- Oct 31
Mon, Wed 3:30 p.m., May 13 – Jun 19, Sept 16- Oct 30
Daily 3:30 p.m., Jun 22 – Sept 15

Are there any overnight journeys between Santorini and Paros?

No.

Where can I buy tickets from?

Ferry tickets can be bought online here, from the ferry companies’ websites as well as from the ports. Another alternative is to buy via a travel agent.

Does everyone charge the same prices?

The prices are exactly the same, whether you buy them online, via a travel agent or directly from the ticketing office in the port.

How about the ferries from Paros to Santorini?

During the 2013 high season there are the following ferries connecting Paros to Santorini:

Daily 11:45 a.m., Jun 22-Sept 15
Sat 11:50 a.m., Mar 30 – Jun 22, Sept 14- Oct 26
Tue 11:50 a.m., Apr 2 – Jun 25, Sep 10-Oct 29
Tue, Thu-Sun 11:55 a.m., May 9- Jun 21, Sept 17 – Oct 31
Mon , Wed 11:55 a.m., May 13-Jun 19, Sept 16- Oct 30
Sat 12:45 p.m., Jun 29 – Sept 7
Tue 12:45 p.m., Jul 2- Sept 3
Daily except on Wed 3:55 p.m., May 6 – Sept 8 , Sept 9 – Oct 6
Wed 3:55 p.m., Jul 3, 17, 31, Aug 14, 28
Mon-Thu 6:40 p.m., Jun 10 – 20, Jun 25- Sept 12
Sat 10 p.m., Jun 11 – Jun 8

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

Sat 10:15 a.m., Apr 27-May 4
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 10:15 a.m., Apr 29 – May 7
Sat 11:50 a.m., Mar 30 – Jun 22
Tue 11:50 a.m., Apr 2 – Jun 25
Sun 11:55 a.m., until Mar 17
Wed 11:55 a.m., May 1 -8
Thu-Sat 11:55 a.m., May 2 -4
Mon 11:55 a.m., May 6
Tue 11:55 a.m., May 7
Tue, Thu-Sun 11:55 a.m. ,Mar 31 – Apr 30
Mon, Wed 11:55 a.m., Apr 1 – 29, May 13-Jun 19
Tue , Wed-Fri, Sun, 3 p.m., Apr 24-29, May 9 – Jun 21
Daily except on Wed 3:55 p.m., Apr 26- May 4
Sat 10 p.m., Apr 6 – 27

Are there any overnight journeys between Paros and Santorini?

Yes, in April and June 2013, there is a ferry departing Paros at 10 p.m.


Important note:

If the schedule hasn’t been made public yet for a route, you won’t be able to find or book a ferry for that route but you can enquire the ferry company about it. Also, the ferry companies update their schedule weekly so there might be changes from week to week.

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 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 update was made as of March 2013. Last price update was made as of April 2012

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