Paxos Ferry Port Guide

The ferry port on the Greek island of Paxos is located close to the main town of Gaios. Ferries from Paxos ferry port go to Corfu and Igoumenitsa.

Paxos / Paxi Ferry Port

The Greek island of Paxos (sometimes written Paxi) has a new ferry terminal located just to the north of the main town. Typical of small Greek islands, it is a simple concrete platform and quite small.

cafe and ticket office at paxos ferry port

At the Paxos new ferry port, there is a small cafe and ticket office. Taxis (there are only 5 on the island) will wait here for arriving ferries, as will hotel owners if you contact them for a transfer to your hotel in Paxos.

If you are staying in Gaios town, it is possible to walk from Paxos ferry port using the smooth and thankfully flat sidewalk. It takes about 15 minutes to walk from the port of Paxos to Gaios town.

Note that the old ferry port of Paxos is no longer operational. All ferries now arrive at and depart from Paxos new ferry terminal.

Related: How to get to Paxos

Paxos Ferries

Paxos is one of the smaller Ionian islands of Greece, and so only has limited ferry connections.

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The most popular ferry route is the Corfu Lefkimmi to Paxos ferry crossing. There is also an occasional ferry from Corfu Town to Paxos. Paxos is also connected with mainland Greece, and ferries leave and arrive via Igoumenitsa ferry port.

The only way to travel with a car to Paxos, is to take the Igoumentisa to Paxos ferry from the mainland. There’s normally one a day and the photo is shown below.

ferry from paxos to igoumenitsa

For the latest ferry timetables, take a look at: Ferryscanner

Paxos Ferry Travel FAQ

People planning to visit the island of Paxos in Greece often ask questions similar to:

Where do you catch the ferry to Paxos?

You can take a ferry to Paxos from Lefkimmi Port in Corfu, Corfu Town ferry port, and Igoumenitsa port on the Greek mainland.

How do you get to Paxos Island?

You can only travel to Paxos in Greece by boat, as this small island does not have its own airport. The easiest way for most people to travel to Paxos is to take a ferry from Corfu.

How long is ferry from Corfu to Paxos?

The fasted ferry from Corfu to Paxos takes around 50 minutes. The slowest ferry crossing can be 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Is there a ferry from Parga to Paxos?

There is not a ferry from Parga to Paxos, although day trips from Parga to Paxos and Antipaxos run during the summer season.

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