Island hopping in Greece

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Everything you need to know about the Eurail or Interrail Pass and The Greek Islands Pass

With a Eurail/Interrail Pass, you don’t only get free access to the rail networks of 33 countries, but also discounted or free passage on many ferry routes, bringing even more of Europe within your reach. You can use Pass discounts to travel to distant shores, and include islands like Mallorca, Malta or Sicily in your itinerary. Or you can take a longer excursion around Crete, Rhodes, Santorini, and everywhere in between, with the Greek Islands Pass in partnership with Attica Group.

Hop around the Greek Islands

Greece is one of the most popular destinations in the world, attracting millions of visitors every year. The country offers a wide variety of tourist attractions and can be characterized by its mountainous landscapes, sandy beaches, tasty food, rich history, and its popular islands.

Decide where and how you want to spend your holidays in Greece and choose from lively party islands to secluded vistas.

Fun under the Greek sun

Choose Syros, Paros and Naxos. Explore their rich history and hiking trails by day, and party by night.

Greek island adventure

A trip to Santorini, Kos and Rhodes will go beyond all your expectations for a romantic experience and a memorable adventure.

Greece's undiscovered treasures

Are you interested in discovering peaceful and unique destinations in Greece? Then we recommend travelling to Patmos, Lipsi and Leros.

Attica Group

Attica’s 31 modern vessels serve 60 unique destinations in 4 countries, connecting 71 ports. Destinations vary: Morocco (Tanger Med), Spain (Algeciras), Italy (Venice-Ancona-Bari), Greece (the famous Greek islands such as Mykonos, Santorini, Paros). On board you can enjoy high quality transportation services such as bars, restaurants and modern accommodation. Eurail/Interrail Global Pass holders can receive discounted travel on Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Hellenic Seaways and Africa Morocco Link ferries, operated by Attica Group. Eurail/Interrail Greek Islands Pass holders can travel for free on Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways.

Choose your perfect Greek Islands Pass: 6 trips or 5 trips

Eurail/Interrail offers two Greek Islands Passes that allow you to discover the Greek islands as you hop from one island to the next. Your Greek Islands Pass allows you to make use of Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways with all the freedom and flexibility of Eurail/Interrail.

What is the difference between the two Passes?

The main difference between the two Passes is the number of ferry trips that you can take. The 6-trip Greek Islands Pass includes 2 international trips between Italy and Greece, and 4 ferry trips between the Greek islands. Alternatively, the 5-trip Greek Islands Pass allows you to make up to 5 ferry trips between the Greek Islands.

What is included in the 6 trips Pass?

6 ferry trips within a 1 month period that includes: • 2 international trips* between Italy and Greece • 4 domestic trips to Greek islands • TRAINOSE rail/bus transfer from the international port of Patras to the domestic port of Piraeus (and vice versa) • Fuel surcharge and port fees • Accommodation in either 1st or 2nd class • 30% discount on all additional Greek island trips (after the 4 included in the Pass)

*The Greece-Italy routes are jointly operated by Superfast Ferries & Anek Lines.

What is included in the 5 trips Pass?

5 domestic trips within a 1 month period • Fuel surcharge and port fees • 30% reduction on all additional Greek island trips (after the 5 included in the Pass)

Which Islands can be reached?

The domestic ferry lines between the Greek islands are operated by Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways. Detailed timetables and travel times are available here:

The following islands can be reached with the Greek Islands Pass: CYCLADES: Amorgos, Anafi, Andros, Donoussa, Folegandros, Ios, Iraklia, Kea, Kimolos, Koufonissi, Kythnos, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Schinoussa, Serifos, Sikinos, Syros, Tinos, Sifnos DODECANESE: Astypalea, Karpathos, Kastellorizo, Kalymnos, Kasos, Kos, Leros, Lipsi, Nisyros, Patmos, Rhodes, Symi, Tilos SPORADES: Alonissos, Skiathos, Skopelos SARONIC ISLANDS: Aegina, Agistri, Hermioni, Hydra, Poros, Porto Heli, Spetses, NORTH & N.E. AEGEAN ISLANDS: Chios, Fourni, Ikaria, Lemnos, Mytilene, Oinousses, Psara, Samos CRETE*: Chania & Heraklion

*The Crete routes are jointly operated by Blue Star Ferries & Anek Lines.

How to make a reservation?

When travelling with your Greek Islands Pass, you must reserve a seat for each ferry you’ll be travelling on. This can be done free of charge. Make sure to do so as early as possible to ensure there are still seats available.

International routes

Holders of the 6-trip Greek Islands Pass can book their international trips online (through superfast.com) or through the Attica Group (Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries & Hellenic Seaways)

Call Center in Athens (Tel. +30 210 8919700 or +30 210 8919800) or email to Help Desk Dept.:

helpdesk@attica-group.com, or helpdesk@anek-superfast.com

Greek domestic routes

Domestic trips can be booked through the Attica Group (Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries & Hellenic Seaways)

Call Center in Athens (Tel. +30 210 8919800) or email to helpdesk@attica-group.com or

callcenter@attica-group.com

Accomodations

On the international routes there is 1st or 2nd class available.

The Greek domestic crossings only offer 2nd class (Economy).

International Routes (Adriatic Sea) • 1st class customers are entitled to a bed in a shared 4-bed inside cabin with facilities • 2nd class customers are entitled to aircraft-type seats Greek Domestic Routes • 1st and 2nd class customers are entitled to Economy Class

For more information please visit: https://www.interrail.eu/en/interrail-passes/one-country-pass/greece-passes/greek-islands or https://www.eurail.com/en/eurail-passes/one-country-pass/greek-islands