Island Ikaria Travel & Tourism Guide

Getting To Ikaria

By Air

Ikaria Airport (JIK) is easily and conveniently reached daily from Athens(ATH) via Aegean/Olympic Airlines (flight time 40 minutes). Flights are also available from/to Thessaloniki (SKG) and Limnos Island(LXS) via Astra Airlines.

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).
  • Ikaria Airport - JIK
  • Ikaria Airport - JIK
  • Ikaria Airport - JIK
  • Ikaria Airport - JIK



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By Sea

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.

Check OpenSeas.gr for ferryboat schedules all over Greece.
  • Nisos Mykonos Ferry Boat
  • Nisos Rhodos Ferry Boat
  • Evdilos Harbor - Ikaria
  • Agios Kirikos Harbor - Ikaria
  • Dodecannese Ferris - Ikaria
  • Dodecannese Ferris Map - Ikaria



Hellenic Seaways F/B "Nisos Mykonos" Schedules:


Nov. 1st, 2015 - June 12th, 2016
October 3rd - 31st, 2016

PIRAEUS - SYROS - MYKONOS - EYDILOS - AG. KIRIKOS - FOURNI - KARLOVASSI - VATHI - CHIOS - MYTILINI - LIMNOS - KAVALA

June 13th - Sept. 11th, 2016
PIRAEUS - SYROS - MYKONOS - EYDILOS - AG. KIRIKOS - FOURNI - KARLOVASSI

Sept. 12th - Oct. 2nd, 2016
PIRAEUS - SYROS - MYKONOS - PATMOS - EYDILOS - AG. KIRIKOS - FOURNI - KARLOVASSI - VATHI

Hellenic Seaways F/B "Nisos Rhodos" Schedules:


Oct. 18th, 2015 - Jan. 9th, 2016
PIRAEUS-AGIOS KIRIKOS-VATHI-CHIOS-MYTILINI

June. 13th, 2016 - June. 28th, 2016
PIRAEUS-PAROS-NAXOS-PATMOS-AGIOS KIRYKOS-VATHI-CHIOS-MYTILINI-LIMNOS-KAVALA

June. 29th, 2016 - August. 25th, 2016
PIRAEUS-PAROS-NAXOS-PATMOS-AGIOS KIRYKOS-VATHI-CHIOS-MYTILINI-LIMNOS-KAVALA

Sept. 12th, 2016 - Ocotber. 3rd, 2016
PIRAEUS - SYROS - MYKONOS - AG. KIRIKOS - VATHI - CHIOS - MYTILINI - LIMNOS - KAVALA

Search/Book a Ferryboat Ticket to Ikaria.

* Pick up your ticket(s) outside the ferryboat upon your departure or have it mailed to you.



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