FERRIES - PUBLIC TRANSPORT
To and from Piraeus and other Cycladic islands
During the summer, Folegandros is linked to Piraeus with fast ferries on a daily basis. The trip lasts between 3.5 and 4 hours. The ferries also call at: Sifnos, Milos, Thera (Santorini), Amorgos, Naxos, Paros and Syros.
With conventional ferries, the trip lasts for around 11 hours, depending on the route.
Conventional ferries also call at:
Kythnos, Serifos, Sifnos, Kimolos, Milos, Sikinos, Ios, Thera, Paros and Naxos.
Local boats connect Folegandros throughout the year to:
Thera, Anafi, Thirassia, Ios, Sikonos, Naxos, Paros, Syros, Kythnos and Kea.
Information on itineraries from the travel agencies:
- MARAKI–tel.:+30 2286041273
- DIAPLOUS–tel.:+30 2286041158
- SOTTOVENTO–tel.:+30 2286041521
and from the following ferry companies:
Transport on the island
Buses connect Karavostassis port with Hora and Ano Meria.
There are always buses meeting the ferries, irrespective of their arrival time.
There is also a taxi, and agencies renting cars and motorcycles.
Taxis – tel. : +30 6944693957, +30 2286041048.
Evo Rent a Car – tel. : +30 2286041623, +30 6986760676, +30 6977462255
tel.:+30 2286041660, +30 6942058061.
tel. : +30 2286041600
Scooters and Quads/ATV rentals
- STELIOS LIGNOS – tel. : +30 2286041346, +30 6946494642
- SPYROS – tel. : +30 2286041078, +30 6945454789
Tourist boats – Sea transport
Tourist boats leave Karavostassis and Aggali daily for the island’s southern beaches.
A round trip of the island is organized when the weather is good.
The fixes for Folegandros are: Karavostassis, 36 37'B, 24 57'Α
Aspropounta Lighthouse, 36 38'Β, 24 51'Α
Anchorages:There are no organized marinas.
The main mooring sites are in the port. Kravostassis, and in Aggali bay, in Vathy.
Karavostassis (maximum depth 8 m) is protected from all westerly winds.
Attention to north-eastern, eastern winds and scirocco. The sea-bottom is sandy.
Attention to pennants. The port becomes quite crowded during the peak tourism periods.
Aggali (max. depth 29 m) is a very safe anchorage for all northern winds.
Attention required with south-westerly winds.
Consult the locals with respect to local weather signs and moor in Karavostassis or, if you don’t have enough time, at roads in the adjacent beach, Agios Nikolaos (only small vessels, up to 20 feet, not sailing boats).
Provisioning Fuel supplies available at the port, subject to arrangement with the 2 gas stations (tel. +30 22860-41475 and +30 22860-41432). Water supplies also available on the port subject to arrangement (tel. +30 22860-41051).