How to get to Paros 2012

How to get to Paros

26 March 2012
How to get to Paros 2012

Paros is an island of Greece in the central Aegean Sea. One of the Cyclades island group, it lies to the west of Naxos and approximately 100 nmi (185 km) south-east of Piraeus.

You can reach Paros by:

A. Ferry
There are daily ferry connections from and to the port of Piraeus, chief port in Greece. The trip duration ranges from 2hours and 45 minutes to 5hours depending on the ferry.
There are also daily ferry connections from and to the port of Rafina. Rafina is a town located on the eastern coast of Attica , only 14 km away from the Athens International Airport El. Venizelos
Moreover there are daily inter-Cycladic ferry connections that connect Paros to the other Cyclades.
For the summer ferry schedule you can visit the following companies’ sites:
Blue Star Ferries
Hellenic Seaways
Nel Lines
Anek Lines

B. Plane
You can reach Paros Island from most international airports via Athens. There are daily flights (duration: 40 minutes) from Athens to Paros and vice versa operated by Olympic Airways
Charter flights: there are many airlines flying from most international airports to the airports of Mykonos and Santorini . There is a daily ferry service between these two islands and Paros.