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Getting There

There are daily services from Piraeus to Folegandros. The distance is 102 nautical miles and the trip takes 9 hours. Folegandros is a main stop on the local ferry line Santorini - Milos - Piraeus. There is now also a hydrofoil connection from Piraeus which takes 3.5 hours.  During the summer season it also has frequent ferries or hydrofoils to Paros, Mikonos, Ios and the near Sikinos.

From Athens there are several daily flights to Santorini and Milos.

Tickets to Folegandros can be purchased via travel agents in Athens or online.

Tickets from Folegandros can be purchased in Hora by the Tourist Office or at the harbor.

The bus is the main means of transportation on Folegandros, to take you either to the port or to the various unpaved roads that lead to the beaches. You can also  reach the beaches by fishing boats that depart daily form the port of Karavostasi. Motorcycle and bike rentals are also available

The island has a post office, no bank but in 2003 we got a cash machine. In general credit cards can not be used on the island.

Check  the links on the "Useful" page for additional information about getting to Folegandros