On the way to Sifnos...
To get to Sifnos you can take the ferry from Piraeus, on a 5 hour boat trip. The frequency of the services during high season is quite satisfactory, counting 3- 4 arrivals per day. There are also high speed catamarans and hydrofoils that connect the island of Sifnos with Piraeus in 3 hours.
Sifnos is also linked by sea and point-to-point connections with Paros, Naxos, Mykonos, Syros, Tinos, Folegandros, Ios, Santorini (in the Cyclades Island Cluster) and directly or via Milos with the island of Crete.
The closest airports to Sifnos are located in Milos and Paros islands. Only for emergency transportations by helicopter, there is a heliport near the Monastery of Panagia Vrysiani, south of Exambela. From there it takes 30 minutes by high speed and 1.5 hours by conventional to reach Sifnos.
On the way to Sifnos Residence
«Sifnos Residence» is located at a short distance from Kamares port. Although there are local means of transport (regional buses) and taxis, we recommend renting a car, in order to have independence and explore the island without limitations.
To reach «Sifnos Residence» follow the road that leads to south of the island, via Apollonia, which is 5 km from Kamares.
Distances from Apollonia
Heronissos: 14 km, Aghia Marina: 5.5 km, Kamares: 5 km, Artemonas: 1.5km, Kato Petali: 1 km, Kastro: 3 km, Exambela: 3 km, Faros: 7 km, Chrissopigi: 8 km, Platis Gialos: 10 km, Vathy: 10 km.
Ferry schedules and reservations
For ferry schedules please contact Sifnos' Port Authority (+30 22840 33617) and Piraeus Port Authority (+30 210 4126000) or call 14944 for recorded messages. On 14541, the Port of Piraeus hotline, there are live recordings 24/7, for departures-arrivals schedules at the ports of Pireaus, Lavrion, Rafina (cost €0,89 from fixed line, €1,50 from mobile, Source of info: YENANP/DTHS)
You can also check with local travel agencies: Aegean Thesaurus Travel: (+30 22840) 33151 - 33527, Katsoulakis Travel: (+30 22840) 31700 - 31004, Podotas group: (+30 22840) 33081 - 31793, Xidis Travel: (+30 22840) 31895 - 31217, AEGEAN SPEED LINES: (+30 210) 96 90 950, (+30 210) 42 74 009-010.