Getting To Ikaria
Ikaria Airport (JIK) is easily and conveniently reached daily from Athens(ATH) via Aegean/Olympic Airlines (flight time 40 minutes)
Ikaria's airport is located on the south-east tip of the island, 1km from Faros, 10km from the capital Agios Kirikos, 50km from Evdilos port on the North side, and 60km from Armenistis resort area.
Island Ikaria is part of the North-Eastern Aegean Islands group and is located 144 NM from Athens. Nearby islands include Mykonos to the west (40nm), Patmos to the south (25nm), Samos to the east (25nm), & Chios to the north (45nm).
Visitors from Europe can also choose to fly to the nearby islands of Mykonos (MYK) or Samos (SMI) which have direct flights from various countries in Europe including the UK, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, and Holland, and then take a regional ferryboat to Ikaria. (1.5 - 2.5 hours).
Search/Book a flight to Ikaria from Europe and/or Athens on Aegean Airlines.
* Up to 50% Discount if you book some weeks in advance.
The ferry boat company Hellenic Seaways
connects Ikaria with Athens (Pireaus Port), Mykonos, Syros, Patmos, Fourni, Samos, Chios, Mytilini, Limnos and Kavala. In summer time the ferryboats from Athens to Ikaria typically take appoximately 7-8 hours depending on the boat, the weather and intermediary ports.
If you are staying in or near Armenistis it is better to arrive at the harbor of Evdilos because the drive to Armenistis is only 20 minutes, as opposed to 1.5 hours from Agios Kirikos.
In the summer Dodekanisos Seaways
also operates the F/B "Dodecanisos Pride
", a regional high speed catamaran that connects Ikaria with other islands in the Dodecannese.
Connections to Ikaria from Turkey (Kusadasi-Ephesus) are also possible via the daily ferry
from/to Samos-Kusadasi April 1 to October 31.
for 2017 ferryboat schedules to Ikaria and all over Greece.
Search/Book a Ferryboat Ticket to Ikaria.
* Pick up your ticket(s) outside the ferryboat upon your departure or have it mailed to you.
Real Time Ships Traffic around Ikaria