Travel to Anafi island, Greece: Located in a secluded spot of the Aegean Sea, the small island of Anafi is accessible only by ferry. There are ferries to Anafi three times per week from Piraeus, the main port of Athens, and the trip is long (about 9-11 hours) due to the long distance. In this page, have a look on travel information about the nearest airport and flights, ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide and information about our travel services.
The small island of Anafi has no airport. The closest airport is located in Santorini, the top Greek destination. The airport of Santorini is busy during the entire tourist season. It receives regular internal flights from Athens and Thessaloniki and many charters and direct flights from abroad. The flight from Athens to Santorini lasts 40 minutes. Then, visitors can continue to Anafi by ferry from Santorini that takes about 2 hours.
Anafi is connected by ferry with the main port of Athens, Piraeus, three times a week. These ferries also connect Anafi to other islands of Cyclades, such as Santorini, Ios, Milos and more. Once per week, there is also a ferry connecting Piraeus and Anafi with islands of Dodecanese, such as Karpathos, Kassos, Rhodes and with Crete (ports of Heraklion and Sitia). These schedules change frequently and it is possible that they do not operate every summer.
Useful numbers in Anafi: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums and more
Download a pdf guide of Anafi with information about all things to see and do.