The main port of Amorgos is located in Katapola. The second port of the island is located in the village of Aegiali. Both receive passenger ferries throughout the year.
The main port of Amorgos is situated in Katapola, a seaside village on the western side of the island which lies 10 minutes away from Chora (the island's capital) by car. The area is home to accommodations (even a camping site), eating and drinking establishments and shops. The port welcomes many private vessels except for passenger ferries during summer.
During the summer season, 1-2 ferries depart from Piraeus every day for Katapola. Moreover, the local ferry (Express Skopelitis), which reaches the islands of the archipelago of the Small Cyclades and Naxos, also departs daily from Katapola.
The islands that are connected by ferry with Katapola are Naxos, Donoussa, Koufonisia, Schinoussa, Ιraklia, Santorini, Ios, Paros, Folegandros, Milos and Sifnos.
The companies conducting routes to Amorgos are Blue Star Ferries, Seajets and Small Cyclades Lines. Blue Star boasts both conventional and high-speed ferries, Seajets only has high-speed vessels while the Express Skopelitis Ferry by Small Cyclades Lines is a conventional ferry.
How to get there
The bus is the cheapest way to reach Katapola. The regional bus stop is located in the port's vicinity. Tickets are purchased before entering the bus and passengers can use the bus' storage space for free. For information concerning Buses in Amorgos, you can visit their official website or call (+30) 693 667 1033.
The second option is taking a taxi. The number of taxis is limited, though, and if you plan on visiting the island during the high season, you may need to wait in order to catch one. We recommend scheduling a pick-up with a local driver in advance. You can contact local taxi drivers by calling the following phone numbers: (+30) 693 210 3077, (+30) 693 7883 838, (+30) 697 3988 702.
The third option is to get there by your vehicle. If you don’t plan on taking your own car/motorbike with you, renting one on the island will allow you to approach several spots of Amorgos at your own pace.
Finally, some accommodations may offer a shuttle service to their guests. We recommend contacting your hotel prior to your arrival and asking if such services are available.
The port of Katapola is small and does not have plenty of facilities. Due to its location within the village, restaurants, cafes, accommodations and shops are situated nearby.
The port of Aegiali is located on the northwestern side of the Amorgos. Its distance from Chora is 15 km. It receives ships from Piraeus and some Aegean islands but is connected to far fewer than the port of Katapola.
During the summer season, the port is served by conventional ships of Blue Star Ferries, which depart from Piraeus 4 times a week, as well as the conventional ship Express Skopelitis of Small Cyclades Lines, which departs from Katapola every day. A high-speed vessel by Seajets also approaches the island.
The islands that are connected by ferry with Aegiali are Naxos, Donoussa, Koufonisia, Schinoussa, Ιraklia, Paros and Astypalea.
How to get there
The ways to get to Aegiali Port are the same as to get to Katapola Port, i.e. by a public bus (KTEL), taxi, car/motorbike, or shuttle service provided by your accommodation (if available).
Like Katapola, Aegiali hosts a small port. Visitors will find eating and drinking establishments, hotels and other types of accommodation and shops in the village.