Astypalea ferries connect Dodecanese Islands with Greece, Cyclades Islands with crossings available to Piraeus (in Greece), Donoussa, Aegiali, Naxos & Paros (in Cyclades Islands) & Kalymnos, Kastelorizo, Kos, Nisyros, Rhodes & Tilos (in Dodecanese Islands). Sailings from Astypalea are operated by numerous ferry companies.
There are up to 11 ferry crossings daily from Astypalea with sailing durations starting from 1 hour 25 minutes. Our Astypalea ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
Astypalea belongs to the Dodecanese island group in the south eastern part of the Aegean Sea.
In terms of ferry services within Greece, Astypalea, like a lot of Greek island ferry ports is connected to the mainland port of Piraeus (Athens) as well as some of the neighbouring islands in the Dodecanese.
The shape of the island resembles an hourglass, narrowing in the middle to a tiny 10 metre strip which connects the two sections.