Great News! Booking a ferry to Ios Greece is much easier for this summer ! Most of the major ferry operators have now posted their ferry schedules for the Greek Islands well in advance for the first time ever.
This means booking all your travel plans for getting to Ios and the other Greek islands so much simpler! Gone are the days when ferry schedules were not posted until at least April for the summer season.
To find out more information on how to get to Ios Greece check out our Getting to Ios Page where you can also find a ferry booking tool to check availability and book your ferry to Ios this year.
Ferries to Ios Greece
Getting to Ios can be a bit of a trek but it’s well worth it for a little bit of effort! There is no airport on Ios, so the island is only accessible by ferry. Most people choose to fly directly to Athens or Santorini and then take the ferry to Ios Island.
Boats and ferries to Ios Greece depart from Piraeus port or Rafina in Athens (from and to Ios Island Greece). During the summer months ferries to Ios run pretty frequently – there are normally about 2 to 3 ferries each day. It takes about 4 to 7 hours depending on which ferry to Ios you are on.
You may also need to spend a night in Athens depending on what time your ferry leaves at so here is a link to hotels near Piraeus Port.