From June 2nd until September 10th, there are 9 ferries a week sailing from Andros to Paros. Outside of these months, there may be no direct ferries at all.
How to get from Andros to Paros
There is no airport on the Cyclades island of Andros in Greece, so the only way to get from Andros to Paros is by ferry ride.
The Andros Paros ferry route is considered to be a tourist service, and as such direct ferries do not operate in the winter months. They only operate in the summer, and for 2023, direct ferries between Andros and Paros begin sailing on June 2nd, and stop operating on September 10th.
During the the months of June, July, August, and September, you may expect up to 9 ferries a week from Andros to Paros. There is normally at least one ferry per day.
These ferries to Paros from Andros are operated by SeaJets and Fast Ferries. You can check the latest ferry timetable and ticket prices at: Ferryscanner
Andros Paros Ferries
The fastest travel time by ferry from Andros going to Paros takes around 2 hours and 50 minutes. This is the daily SeaJets crossing.
The slowest ferry boat sailing to Paros from Andros island takes around 4 hours and 15 minutes. The ferry company operating this slower boat is Fast Ferries.
If you want to travel from Andros to Paros outside of the summer season, you would need to take an indirect route. This would typically involve first taking a ferry from Andros to Syros, and then a ferry from Syros to Paros.
You can see the latest ferry schedules and book a ferry ticket online at: Ferryscanner
Paros Island Travel Tips
A few travel tips for visiting Paros island:
- Ferries sail from Gavrio port in Andros. Arriving ferries dock at the main port, Parikia in Paros. Try to be at the ferry port a half an hour before departure.
- Paros is a popular holiday destination. During the summer, you may need to book a hotel several months in advance. Many people like to stay in either Parikia or Naousa. Other areas of Paros to consider staying include Piso Livadi, Aliki, Chrissi, and Akti. Take a look at hotels in Paros using the interactive map below:
- For some quality beach time, head to these beaches in Paros: Pounda, Chrissi Akti, Kolymbithres, Logaras, Monastiri, Santa Maria, and Agia Irini.
- Paros has pretty good public transport, but even so, visitors to the island who spend more than a few days there may benefit from renting a car for a day or two.
Ferries from Andros to Paros FAQ
Questions that people ask about Greek ferry travel between Andros and Paros include:
How can you get to Paros from Andros?
In order to travel from Andros to Paros you have to take a ferry. There are up to 9 direct ferries a week sailing to the island of Paros from Andros during the summer months. In the winter, there are no ferries sailing on the Andros Paros ferry route, so you will need to take an indirect route and swap boats at another island such as Syros.
Is there an airport in Paros?
Paros does have its own small airport, which currently only has connections with Athens Airport.
How long is the ferry from Andros to Paros?
The ferries to Paros from Andros take between 2 hours and 50 minutes and 4 hours and 15 minutes depending on the ferry operator. SeaJets normally offer the fastest crossings.