Getting There

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By Boat

From Piraeus

The main port of the island is located in Parikia. You can travel to Paros from the port of Piraeus in Athens all year round. In the low season, there are usually two crossings per day, while in the peak season more than five. The ferry trip from Piraeus to Paros lasts from 2.5-5 hours, depending on the type of the vessel and the stops along the way.

From Rafina

The ferry route from Rafina to Paros is operated during the summer. There are up to 4 crossings per day and the ferry trip lasts from 3 to 6.5 hours depending on the type of the vessel and the number of calls of port en route.

From Lavrio

There is one weekly crossing from Lavrion to Paros, run mainly in the summer. The route is served by a conventional ferry and the trip duration is about seven hours.

Connection with other islands

Paros lies in the heart of the Cyclades, so it is a perfect destination for island hopping. Paros is connected by boat to Amorgos (2.5-4 hrs), Anafi, Andros, Astypalea, Donoussa, Irakleia, Heraklion (Crete), Thirasia, Ios (1.5-3 hrs), Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kasos, Kastelorizo, Kea, Kimolos, Koufonisia, Kythnos, Kos, Lipsi, Milos (2 hrs), Mykonos, Naxos (25-45 mins), Nisyros, Patmos, Rethymnon, Rhodes, Santorini (2.5-3.5 hrs), Serifos, Sikinos, Sifnos (1 hour), Symi, Syros (1-2 hrs), Schinoussa, Tilos, Tinos and Folegandros.

By Aeroplane

There are frequent flights from Athens International Airport to the island of Paros year-round. The flight time is 40 minutes. The airport of Paros is located 10km southwest of Parikia. For more information click here.