Andros To Naxos Ferry Travel Information

The Andros to Naxos ferry operates once a day from the beginning of June until the end of September. At other times of year, there may be occasional supplemental Andros Naxos ferries depending on seasonal demand.

Best way to travel from Andros to Naxos in Greece

Naxos Island In Greece

Naxos is a beautiful island in Greece that is well known for its beautiful sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and charming villages. The island is also home to some of the best restaurants in Greece, and is a great place to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

While Naxos might not be a household name in the way that Mykonos and Santorini are, it's actually the largest of the Cyclades islands. There's plenty to see and do here, and it makes a good choice of an island to visit after Andros. 

You can find the latest ferry schedules and buy tickets for the ferry from Andros to Naxos at: Ferryscanner

Taking the Andros to Naxos Ferry

Both Andros and Naxos are popular Greek islands for holidaymakers, and during the tourist season (June to September), there is at least one Andros Naxos ferry a day.

Currently, ferries from Andros to Naxos are operated by SeaJets. Ticket prices for the trip cost around 40.00 Euros, and travel times are 2 hours and 15 minutes.

You can get your ferry tickets for the Andros – Naxos ferry crossing at: Ferryscanner

During the off season, there are no direct ferries at all. If you wanted to take a ferry between Andros and Naxos in the off-season you’d need to travel via Syros.

You can check if direct ferries from Andros island sail to Naxos by looking for ferry schedules on Ferryhopper.

So, what do you do if there isn't a direct boat on the Andros Naxos ferry route?

Travel via Syros

In order to travel to Naxos from Andros in the off season, you would need to go via another island first. The best island to consider going via is Syros.

However, you shouldn’t expect ferries to line up nicely, and there might be a wait between the Andros – Syros ferry, and Syros – Naxos ferry.

Naxos Island Travel Tips

Here's some travel tips for planning your itinerary when visiting the island of Naxos:

  • Passengers should be at island ferry ports at least a half an hour before departure

  • Booking ferry tickets in Greece is made easier by using Ferryhopper. You can check all the itineraries there, and compare the ticket price of different ferry operators sailing on the same route.

  • Staying in Naxos for just a couple of days? Perhaps Chora (Naxos Town) is the best choice. Areas to consider for longer stays include Apollonas, Plaka, Agios Georgios, Moutsouna, Filoti, and Agios Prokopios. Read my guide on where to stay in Naxos for more insights.

How to go from Andros to Naxos FAQ

Questions about about traveling to Naxos from Andros include:

How do we get to Naxos from Andros?

To make a journey from Andros to Naxos you would need to go via another island first such as Mykonos. There are normally no direct ferries sailing to the Greek island of Naxos from Andros.

Is there an airport in Naxos?

The Greek island of Naxos has a domestic airport which offers flights to and from Athens.

How long is the ferry crossing from Andros to Naxos?

With no direct ferries going to Naxos island from Andros, it is hard to calculate the exact travel times. If connections line up perfectly, it could be 6 hours or less. In the worst case, you may need to stay over night on Mykonos.

Where do I buy ferry tickets to Naxos?

I find that the Ferryhopper website is the best place to book ferry tickets online. Although I think it's better to book your Andros to Naxos ferry tickets in advance, you could also wait until you are in Greece, and use a travel agency.

Traveling from Andros to Naxos by ferry in Greece

The Andros to Naxos ferry connects the two beautiful islands in the Cycladic sea of Greece. This vital maritime route offers frequent and convenient services, making it an essential means of transportation for tourists and locals alike. Operated by reputable ferry companies, the journey between Andros and Naxos is safe, comfortable, and affordable. Enjoy stunning views of the Aegean Sea as you travel from one island to another, discovering the unique charms of each destination along the way. Whether you're heading to Naxos for its famous beaches or exploring Andros' rich history and culture, the Andros to Naxos ferry is your gateway to adventure in the heart of the Greek islands.


Dave Briggs: Writer at Dave’s Travel Pages creating Greece travel guides, Greece travel planning tipsDave Briggs
Dave is a travel writer based in Athens, Greece. In addition to creating this travel blog post about ferries from Andros to Naxos, he's created many other guides about Greek islands and destinations in Greece.Follow Dave on social media for travel inspiration from Greece and beyond:

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