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The 6-day Pass

 

  • Two international travel days
  • Transfer from the international port in Patras to and from the domestic port of Piraeus
  • Four domestic travel days 
  • 30% discount on accommodation upgrades and additional domestic ferries

 

 

The 4-day Pass

(Domestic ferries only)

 

  • Four domestic travel days
  • 30% discount on accommodation upgrades and additional domestic ferries
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Terms and Conditions of the Greek Islands Pass
  • Only non-European residents can travel with a Eurail Pass. If you’re a European resident, you must purchase and travel with an Interrail Pass.

  • You cannot use the 4-day Greek Islands Pass to travel internationally to or from Greece. The 4-day Greek Islands Pass is only valid for travel with participating ferry transport companies in the country covered by your Pass. Read more
  • When travelling with a Greek Islands Pass, all Pass holders must reserve a seat for each ferry they wish to travel on. This can be done free of charge. Make sure to do so as early as possible to ensure seats are still available. Please not that if you do not hold a seat reservation for the ferry service you wish to travel on, you will not be allowed to board the vessel.

  • 1st class 6-day Greek Islands Passes are valid in both 1st and 2nd class on international ferries (routes between Italy and Greece). On domestic ferries (local routes between Greek islands), only 2nd class (economy) seats are available when travelling with a Greek Islands Pass.

    Reserve now. Upgrade later. Upgrade your cabin with an exclusive 30% reduction once your ship has sailed (except Lux cabins and subject to availability). Valid for international and domestic routes.

  • All standard Interrail and Eurail Passes are refundable or exchangeable if they are returned unused. Read our booking terms and our refund & exchange policy

  • The Attica Group comprises the following ferry companies: Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries & Hellenic Seaways.
  • If you purchase a Greek Islands Pass with a discount or during a promotion, different conditions may apply. Please read these conditions carefully before purchasing and make sure you understand any additional conditions or limitations that may apply to the promotional Pass.
  • Read our Greek Islands Pass FAQs for more information.

 

Additional conditions for Youth travelers

 

  • To travel with a discounted Youth Pass, you must be aged from 12 up to and including 27 on the start date of the Greek Islands Pass.

 

Additional conditions for Adults with Children

 

  • Children under 4 travel for free and do not need a Greek Islands Pass. You may be asked to sit a child under 4 on your lap during busy times. If you'd like to reserve a separate seat for your child under 4, then you will need to add a free Child Pass to your order, as it's only possible to book seats/beds for Pass holders. Read more.

  • Children aged 4 to 11 on the date you choose to start your trip travel for free with a Child Pass. Children must be accompanied at all times by at least one person with an Adult Pass. This doesn’t have to be a family member and can be anyone over 18.

  • Up to 2 children can travel with 1 adult. For example, when 2 adults are travelling, they can take 4 children with them. If more than 2 children are travelling with 1 adult, a separate Youth Pass must be purchased for each additional child.

  • Children under 12 travel in the same travel class as the accompanying adult.

  • Travelers aged 12 to 27 on the date you choose to start your trip can travel with a Youth Pass.

Everything that is included in the Greek Islands Pass

Below you'll find a complete list of what is included in your Greek Islands Pass

 

Pass type

International travel days
Domestic travel days
Classes
Transfers
4 days within 1 month.
Not included.

4 domestic travel days.

Economy class.

 

Upgrades can be purchased with a 30% discount.

Not included.

6 days within 1 month.
2 International travel days.

4 domestic travel days.

International ferries: 1st and Economy class seating included.

 

Domestic ferries: Only Economy class is included.

 

Upgrades can be purchased with a 30% discount.

The bus + train transfer from the international port of Patras to the domestic port of Piraeus is included.

 

What's included in both version of the Eurail Greek Islands Pass?

 

  • Seat reservations are free of charge and mandatory to travel onboard all ferries. Please see below to learn how to make seat reservations.
  • A 30% discount on all additional trips within the Greek Islands during the validity period of your pass.
  • Reserve now. Upgrade later. Upgrade your cabin with an exclusive 30% reduction once your ship has sailed (except Lux cabins). Valid for international and domestic routes.
  • Fuel charges and port fees.

 

Which Islands in Greece can I visit with my Eurail Greek Islands Pass?

 

You can visit all the islands that domestic Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways travel to. These may vary according to the season and capacity. For up to date information, please check bluestarferries.com or hellenicseaways.gr for domestic ferries and superfast.com or anek.gr for international ferries.

 

What is a travel day? 

 

It is a 24-hour period in which you can travel on multiple ferries with your Pass. It lasts from 00:00 to 23:59 on the same calendar day. Overnight journeys are counted on the day of departure. For example, the ferry from Patras to Venice takes 2 nights. However, Pass holders only spend one travel day on this journey.

 

How to use the port transfer Patras-Piraeus included in the 6-day Greek Islands Pass

 

To receive the free tickets and the seat reservation (bus and train journey) to travel from Patras to Piraeus and viceversa, the Pass holder must head to the ticketing office of a Hellenic Train station ticket office and present the following:

  • The My Pass section of the 6-day Greek Islands Pass screen (name, id/passport, validity of pass)
  • The ticket and barcode (travel day ticket) that was generated for the international ferry journey
  • the seat reservation made for the international ferry journey (date and journey)

 

Once the pass holder has received valid tickets and a seat reservation for the bus, they can begin their journey.

 

  • Patras-Kiato: This part of the journey is by bus. You have to transfer to a train in Kiato
  • Kiato-Piraeus: Continue on board an Athens Suburban Railway to Piraeus
  • From Piraeus train station, you'll be able to reach the ferry terminals by foot, taxi or bus

 

If travelling from Piraeus to Patras, a Pass holder can request the tickets at the train station in Piraeus.

 

How to make seat reservations

(Free of charge but mandatory to travel)

 

International ferries

 
  • Via Superfast.com or anek.gr
  • Email the Attica Help Desk at helpdesk@attica-group.com
  • Call the Attica Group Call Center in Athens at + 30 210 8919800

Domestic ferries

 

 

Detailed instructions

Blue Star Ferries & Hellenic Seaways – Domestic routes

  • Go to the Blue Star Ferries or Hellenic Seaways website.
  • Fill in the departure port, arrival port, departure date (and return date if applicable), and select for how many people you’ll be booking.
  • You’ll get a result page with all the available ferries, select the one you want to book a reservation for.
  • On the next page, scroll down to ‘Seats’ and under ‘Passenger 1’ select the ‘Seat Type’
  • Click on ‘Passenger Type’ and select your age group
  • Select the ‘Discount’ that’s applicable to you:
    • ‘Greek Island Pass 4 days – 100%’ if you are travelling with a 4 day Pass and you’re booking one of the 4 fully included domestic ferries.
    • ‘Greek Island Pass 6 days – 100%’ if you are travelling with a 6 day Pass and you’re booking one of the 4 fully included domestic ferries.
    • ‘Greek Island Pass – 30%’ for any additional domestic trips with a Greek Islands Pass
    • ‘Global Pass – 30%’ if you have a Global Pass
  • Fill in your personal information.
  • Fill in your Pass Cover Number in the 'Discount ID / Document' field. You can find your Pass Cover Number on the back of your paper Pass cover above the QR code. If you are travelling with a mobile Pass, please fill in your 6 digits mobile pass number which you can find in your order confirmation email.
  • Add your contact information, then click ‘Proceed’.
  • You’ll get to the ‘Booking Confirmation’ page, showing your reservation information. Double check if all information is correct before accepting the terms and conditions and clicking ‘Confirm and Book’.

 

Superfast Ferries – International routes

  • Go to the Superfast Ferries website.
  • Fill in the departure port, arrival port, departure date (and return date if applicable) and select for how many people you’ll be booking.
  • You’ll get a result page with all the available ferries, select the one you want to book a reservation for.

 

When booking INCLUDED international ferries for Greek Islands 6 day Pass holders

  • On the next page, scroll down to ‘Seats’ and under ‘Passenger 1’ select the ‘Seat Type’ you want to travel in. If you want to add a cabin, click on ‘Add cabins’ and select the cabin.
    • 2nd class Pass holders are entitled to travel in ‘Airplane type seats’
    • 1st class Pass holders are entitled to travel in both ‘Airplane type seats’, or in a (female or male) ‘Shared 4-bed inside cabin’
  • Click ‘Passenger Type’ and select your age group. Make sure to leave the discount field empty!
  • Fill in your personal information. You can leave the ‘Discount ID / Document’ field empty.
  • Add your contact information.
  • Next to the contact information fields, you’ll find an ‘Additional Discount…’ field. Click it and select your Greek Islands Pass (Interrail 1st or 2nd class). The total price should become €0.
  • Click ‘Proceed’, and you’ll get to the ‘Booking Confirmation’ page. Double check if all the information is correct, select the Terms and Conditions and click ‘Confirm & Book’.
  • After payment you will immediately receive a booking confirmation via the email address that you used when making the reservation. Please note that the email confirmation is not your ticket and that you have to follow the steps in the email to collect your actual ticket.

 

When booking DISCOUNTED international ferries for Global Pass / Greece Pass / Italy Pass holders

  • On the next page, scroll down to ‘Seats’ and under ‘Passenger 1’ select the ‘Seat Type’ you want to travel in. If you want to add a cabin, click on ‘Add cabins’ and select the cabin.
    • 2nd class Pass holders can only travel in ‘Airplane type seats’
    • 1st class Pass holders can travel in both ‘Airplane type seats’, or in a (female or male) ‘Shared 4-bed inside cabin’
  • Click ‘Passenger Type’ and select your age group.
  • Click 'Discount' and select the discount that corresponds with the Pass you are travelling with:
    • Interrail Global Pass 1st Cl.
    • Interrail Global Pass 2nd Cl.
    • Interrail Greece Pass / Italy Pass 30% (Greece or Italy One Country Pass)
  • Fill in your personal information. You can leave the ‘Discount ID / Document’ field empty.
  • Add your contact information.
  • Leave the 'Additional Discount' field empty.
  • Click ‘Proceed’, and you’ll get to the ‘Booking Confirmation’ page. Double check if all the information is correct, select the Terms and Conditions and click ‘Confirm & Book’.
  • After payment you will immediately receive a booking confirmation via the email address that you used when making the reservation. Please note that the email confirmation is not your ticket and that you have to follow the steps in the email to collect your actual ticket.

 

Anek Lines – International routes

Pass holders can only book International routes with Anek Lines. Domestic routes can be booked through Blue Star Ferries & Hellenic Seaway.

  • Go to the Anek Lines website.
  • Fill in the departure port, arrival port, departure date (and return date if applicable), and select for how many people you’ll be booking.
  • You’ll get a result page with all the available ferries, select the one you want to book a reservation for. Just below the results, fill in your age, leave the 'Discount' field empty, and choose between an ‘Air type seat’ or a ‘Cabin’.
    • 2nd class Pass holders can only travel in ‘Air type seat’
    • 1st class Pass holders can travel in both ‘Air type seat’, or in a ‘4 berth internal cabin’

 

When booking INCLUDED international ferries for Greek Islands 6 day Pass holders

  • Under ‘Offer’, select the discount that corresponds with the Pass you’re travelling with:
    • Interrail Greek Islands Pass 1st class
    • Interrail Greek Islands Pass 2nd class
  • Click ‘Next step’ and you’ll get to the ‘Your Details’ page. At the top you’ll see that the ‘Total tickets cost’ is now €0
  • Fill in your personal information and proceed to ‘Payment’.

 

When booking DISCOUNTED international ferries for Global Pass / Greece Pass / Italy Pass holders

  • Next to the ‘Age’ field, there’s a field for ‘Discount’. Click it and select the discount that corresponds with the Pass you’re travelling with:
    • Interrail Global 1st Class
    • Interrail Global 2nd Class
    • Interrail Greece Pass / Italy Pass 30%
  • Click ‘Next step’ and you’ll get to the ‘Your Details’ page. At the top you’ll see that ‘Total tickets cost’ has now been reduced.
  • Fill in your personal information and proceed to ‘Payment’.
Reservations Greek Patras to Piraeus

Transfer from Patras to Piraeus and back

(only included with a valid 6-day Greek islands Pass)

 
  • No need to use a travel day
  • Receive your free bus and train tickets at a local Hellenic Train railway station by presenting your Pass and international ferry seat reservation.
  • Patras-Kiato: This part of the journey is by bus. You have to transfer to a train in Kiato
  • Kiato-Piraeus: Continue on board an Athens Suburban Railway to Piraeus
  • From Piraeus train station, you'll be able to reach the ferry terminals by foot, taxi or bus

 

 

Which Greek Islands can I sail to?

 

Cyclades

 

Amorgos, Anafi, Donoussa, Ios, Iraklia, Kea, Koufonissi, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Schinoussa, Syros, and Tinos.

Dodecanese

 

Astypalea, Karpathos, Kastellorizo, Kalymnos, Kasos, Kos, Leros, Lipsi, Nisyros, Patmos, Rhodes,

Symi, and Tilos.

 

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Which Greek Islands can I travel to

North &

North-East Aegean

 

Chios, Fourni, Ikaria, Lemnos, Lesvos, Oinousses, Psara, Samos.

 

Saronic

 

Aegina, Agistri, Hermioni, Hydra, Poros, Porto Heli, Spetses.

 

Crete  & the Sporades

 

Chania & Heraklion. Alonissos, Skiathos, Skopelos.

 

Example itineraries

for island hopping!

 

A 6-day Greek Islands adventure

 

  • Ancona, Italy - Patras, Greece (1st international day)
  • Transfer from the international port in Patras to the domestic port of Piraeus (included in the 6-day Greek Islands Pass)
  • Piraeus - Poros (1st domestic day)
  • Poros - Hydra (2nd domestic day)
  • Hydra - Spetses (3rd domestic day)
  • Spetses - Piraeus (4th domestic day)
  • Transfer from the domestic port in Piraeus to the international port of Patras (included in the Pass)
  • Patras, Greece - Bari, Italy (2nd international day)

 

 

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A 4-day Greek Islands escapade

(Domestic routes only)

 

  • Piraeus - Santorini (1st travel day)
  • Santorini - Kos (2nd travel day)
  • Kos - Rhodes (3rd travel day)
  • Rhodes - Piraeus (4th travel day)

 

The most popular Greek Islands

Start planning your

Greek Islands adventure!

 

All these islands can be reached via domestic ferries. Please visit Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways to design your perfect route. 

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Available International ferries

 

Italy to Greece

 

Departure

Arrival Remarks
Venice Patras

Superfast

Anek Lines

Igoumenitsa

Superfast

Anek Lines

Corfu

Summer only

Not daily

Ancona Patras

Superfast

Anek Lines

Igoumenitsa

Superfast

Anek Lines

Corfu

Summer only

Not daily

Bari Patras

Superfast

Anek Lines

Igoumenitsa

Superfast

Anek Lines

Corfu

Summer only

Not daily

Greece to Italy

 

Departure

Arrival Remarks
Patras Ancona

Superfast

Anek Lines

Bari

Superfast

Anek Lines

Venice

Superfast

Anek Lines

Igoumenitsa Ancona

Superfast

Anek Lines

Bari

Superfast

Anek Lines

Venice

Superfast

Anek Lines

Corfu Ancona

Summer only

Not daily

Bari
Venice

 

Please review the international timetable

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The Greek Islands Pass brochure

 

Our Greek Islands Pass Brochure (PDF-2MB) has all the information that you need to bring your adventure to life. It includes an overview of all ferries and routes, practical information on accommodation, and reservations.

 

Due to seasonality and other factors, please visit Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways to find real-time informaton on the state of routes and services. 

 

 

The Greek Islands Pass FAQs

 

If you have any questions or need additional information, visit our Greek Islands Pass Frequently Asked Questions.

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Ordering information

 

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