Ferries and Highspeed catamaran services run daily from Piraeus, Rafina, Cyclades and Heraklion – Crete island. The schedules are particularly frequent during the summer months. The prices of tickets depend on the type of ship that you will select. With ferry boat that departs from Piraeus, the ticket is cheaper and the travel lasts 5 hours, while with “highspeed” boats, that leave from Piraeus, the ticket is more expensive and the travel lasts 3 hours.
Most frequent lines are Pireaus (2h 55m – 5h), Rafina – which is near the Athens airport (2h 35min – 4h 50m ), Thira/Santorini ( 1h 45m – 3h 15m), Mykonos (35m – 1h 20m), Syros (1h 05m) and Naxos (25m – 50m)
There are also frequent boat connections with other Cycladic Islands: Andros, Siros, Tinos, Mikonos, Sifnos, Naxos, Ios, Amorgos and Santorini, some of the Dodecanese Islands and Crete.
Alternatively you can arrive at Paros by airplane. The airport of Paros is located 9 kilometers away from the capital of the island, Parikia, near the village Aliki. The distance is roughly 20 minutes and you can go there by taxi or by bus.
The flights from Athens airport Eleftherios Venizelos are very frequent and their duration is 45 minutes. Also, you can fly to Santorini or Mykonos which are the nearest international airports and then catch the boat or the speed boat.
Athens Airport Flights