There are daily ferries to Paros from Piraeus, the main port of Athens. In tourist season, there are also daily ferries to Paros from the port of Rafina, close to Athens airport. The trip lasts from 4-6 hours depending on the vessel and the route. These ferries also connect Paros to many other islands of Cyclades, including Santorini, Mykonos, Naxos, and Syros. In high season, there is a weekly ferry from the port of Heraklion in Crete. From the port of Pounda in western Paros, there are daily local ferries (every 30 min) to the neighboring island of Antiparos. Book your ferries online!
Travel to Paros
Travel to Paros, Greece: With regular and daily connections, it is very easy to travel to Paros from Athens by ferry or plane. There are also many ferry connections between Paros and other islands, while in summer season Paros receives many direct flights from abroad. Here is travel information about the airport, flights, and ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide and information about our travel services.
The airport of Paros is located on the southern side of the island, at the region of Alyki, 8 km from the capital town of Parikia. This airport is busy in summer, receiving domestic flights from Athens and Thessaloniki as well as international flights from abroad. The flight time from Athens to Paros is 30 min.
Useful numbers in Paros: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more