How do I get a cheap ferry ticket to Greece?

How do I get a cheap ferry ticket to Greece?

How do I get a cheap ferry ticket to Greece?

How to find cheap ferry tickets in Greece

  1. Buy island passes. If you have heard about the Greek Island Hopping and you want to explore many Greek islands during your vacation, the key is to buy island passes for many flexible routes.
  2. Book online.
  3. Travel in low-season.
  4. Travel by boat.
  5. Group or student tickets.
  6. Travel deck.

Should you buy Greece ferry tickets in advance?

Most ferries do not sell out. But for peace of mind, book tickets 2 to 3 months in advance. If a ticket purchased online doesn’t have a barcode that usually means you’ll need to pick up a real ticket when in Greece. This is most often done at the ferry port 30 to 45 minutes before departure.

Where can I buy Greek ferry tickets?

Booking your ferry tickets online is possible through the websites of shipping companies and expert local travel agencies, such as – – – – – and

How much do ferries between Greek islands cost?

The Greek Island ferries can range from less than 10 Euros to around 100 Euros per person for a round trip. If you’re only going one way each time, this will cut your costs in half, but book a round trip if you’re only visiting two islands. An average ferry will probably set you back around 50 Euros.

Do Greek ferry prices change?

No – ferry prices are fixed. Like Anninhk says, prices are fixed. Unless there is a new law that taxes go up, they don’t change over the year.

Where is the Norman Atlantic now?

In September 2014, she was chartered to Caronte & Tourist, followed by a charter to ANEK Lines in December 2014. After the 2014 fire, the ship was docked at Bari, Italy during the investigations and legal actions. In July 2019 the ship was towed to Aliaga, Turkey and scrapped.

How long is ferry from Crete to Santorini?

about 2 hours
The slow ferry from Crete to Santorini takes approx. 3.5 hours to arrive (Superferries) – check timetables here. The quick ferry (it’s actually a catamaran) from Crete to Santorini takes about 2 hours to arrive (Champion Jet 2) – check timetables here.

Are Greek ferries reliable?

They are very reliable unless there is a strike or the meltemi is too strong for them to sail. The Highspeed 6 is larger than the Seajet which means it is less prone to weather-related cancellations and delays, but still not as resistant as the conventional car ferries.

Can you get a ferry from UK to Greece?

There are no ferries from the UK to Greece. They could not possibly compete with land transport. You could take a ferry (or the Tunnel) across to France and drive to Bari in Italy, from where there are ferries to Greece.

Which ferry is best in Greece?

Blue Star Ferries – Athens to the Cyclades and the Dodecanese. Blue Star Ferries are one of the most popular and well-known companies in Greece. They operate several large passenger / car ferries in the Aegean. They are part of the Attica Group of ferries, alongside Hellenic Seaways and Superfast Ferries.

Is it better to fly or ferry between Greek islands?

A ferry will get you to your destination for a cheaper price. A flight will get you to your next stop with a shorter travel time. Both ferry and flight have a bit of a disorganized boarding process. I personally preferred taking the ferry because of the cheap ticket price, ease of port access, and views from the deck.

What’s the cheapest Greek island to visit?

Cheap Greek Islands to Visit

  • Naxos.
  • Crete.
  • Thassos.
  • Lemnos.
  • Lefkada.
  • Rhodes.
  • Ios.
  • Zante.