There are no direct ferries running from Syros to Antiparos. The only way to get there, is to first take a ferry from Syros to Paros, and then a ferry from Paros to Antiparos. This guide shows you how.
How to get from Syros to Antiparos
Not all the islands in the Cyclades of Greece are connected by direct ferry, and this is the case with Syros and Antiparos. The solution is easy when it comes to the Syros Antiparos route though, as you just need to go via Paros first.
Basically, you will need to get one ferry from Syros to Paros where you will disembark. You will then take another ferry from Paros to Antiparos.
The first leg of the journey is quite quick and painless. There are at least two ferries a day to Paros islands from Syros, and the journey takes around one and a half hours. You can find tickets here on Ferryhopper.
There is a slight complication in the Paros to Antiparos part of the journey though. This is because Paros has two ferry ports from where you can take a boat to Antiparos. These are Parikia and Pounda ports.
You'll want to read my dedicated guide to taking the ferry from Paros to Antiparos:
Antiparos Island Travel Tips
A few travel tips for visiting Antiparos:
- For rooms to rent in Antiparos, take a look at Booking. They have a great range of accommodation in Antiparos and areas to consider staying include Antiparos town, and Agios Georgios. If you are traveling to Antiparos in the height of the tourist season, I advise reserving apartments in Antiparos a month or so in advance.
- One of the best places to look at ferry schedules and to book tickets online is at Ferryhopper. I think it's better that you book your Syros to Antiparos ferry tickets in advance, especially during the the months of July, August, and September.
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- You might also like to read: Best Greek islands for beaches
How to get from Syros to Antiparos FAQ
A few of the questions readers ask about traveling to Antiparos from Syros include:
How can I get to Antiparos from Syros?
In order to make the trip from Syros to Antiparos you would need to go via another island first such as Paros. There are no direct ferries sailing to the Greek island of Antiparos from Syros.
Is there an airport on Antiparos?
The tiny island of Antiparos does not have an airport. The closest airport to Antiparos in on neighbouring Paros island.
How many hours is the ferry from Syros to Antiparos?
With no direct ferries going to the Cyclades island of Antiparos from Syros, it is hard to calculate the exact travel time. If connections line up perfectly, it could be 6 hours or less. In the worst case, you may need to stay over night on Paros.
Where can I buy tickets for the ferry to Antiparos?
The easiest way to get hold of ferry tickets in Greece is by using Ferryhopper. I think it's better that you book your Syros to Antiparos ferry tickets in advance, but you can always go to a travel agency in Greece after you arrive.
Dave is a travel writer based in Athens, Greece. As well as creating this guide to ferries from Syros to Antiparos, he's written many more guides to Greece and the islands. Follow Dave on social media for travel inspiration from Greece and beyond: