Travel to Naxos

As Naxos is one of the most frequently-visited islands of the Cyclades, it is easy to reach it either by plane from Athens or by ferry from Athens (Piraeus & Rafina ports) and many other nearby islands (Santorini, Mykonos, Paros and more).

You will find below all the needed information to travel to Naxos!
By Ferry from Athens & the islands
By Plane from Athens
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Travel by Ferry from Athens, Santorini, Mykonos & more

You can travel to Naxos by ferry from many different islands of the Aegean sea.
To begin with, there is a regular ferry connection between Naxos and Athens' ports. Ferries depart from both Piraeus and Rafina ports. Rafina port is located closer to Eleftherios Venizelos airport, while Piraeus port is spotted closer to the city center.
In each case, the trip lasts from 4 to 6 hours depending on whether your ferry is a normal one or a high speed. The most popular ferry route to Naxos is from the port of Piraeus.

Naxos is also connected with many islands of the Cyclades, too, like Santorini, Paros, Mykonos, Amorgos, Patmos and many more.
There is also a local express ferry, known as "Skopelitis", that carries out routes between Naxos, Amorgos and the islands of Small Cyclades (Koufonisia, Donoussa, Schinoussa, and Iraklia) approximately 6 times per week.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to get to Naxos from Athens?
You can use a ferry from the main ports of Athens (Piraeus and Rafina) or fly directly from the International Airport of Athens. You can only fly from Athens as the airport of Naxos is small and only receives domestic flights. There is a daily ferry from Athens to Naxos all year round.

How to get to Naxos from Santorini, Mykonos, Crete and other islands?
The only way to get to Naxos from these islands of the Aegean sea is by ferry.

How to get to Naxos from abroad (London, Paris and other capitals)?
There are no direct flights. You need to take a flight to Athens and then use a domestic flight directly to Naxos or the ferry. Or, depending of where you live, you can fly to Paros, Santorini or Mykonos and then take a short ferry to Naxos. Depending on the time of the flight and ferry, an overnight on those islands might be needed. Note that ferries might be delayed.



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