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Aegean Ferries?

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1. Posted by adam3809 (Budding Member, 47 posts) 29 Apr '07 11:27

Hello,

I want to go to Thira and Ios at the end of May, but I am not sure if I should buy the ferry tickets now or just wait till I am in Athens and by them the day before I want to leave. Do the ferries sell out quick? I was thinking about an overnight ferry to Thira with a deck ticket. Has anyone done a long overnight voyage on the deck? How was it?

Adam

2. Posted by SairinLote (Budding Member, 9 posts) 29 Apr '07 14:56

i doubt you'll have a problem finding tickets at the last moment.
travelling by ferry to Thira on deck are quite "easy" from athens. i think that you can talk a ferry to Crete (which makes a stop at Thira).

i think it's 5-6 hours from athens to thira but keep in mind that this ferry leaves port at 21:00 and arrives at Thira at 03:00.

u c an take a closer look here :

Ferries to Thira