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Hellenic Seaways

Hellenic Seaways is one of the biggest shipping company on the domestic line of ferries and shipping companies in Greece. It operates passengers and freight ferry services in the Adriatic and Aegean Seas. Sea Star Capital Plc. based in Cyprus is the owner of this company. Although the company was founded in 1999, in 2005 Minoan Flying Dolphins and the subsidiaries Hellas Ferries Saronikos Ferries, Hellas Flying Dolphin, and the Sporades Ferries consolidated to form Hellenic Seaways.

Hellenic Seaways operates a total of 32 vessels with 11 being conventional vessels, 3 RO-RO, and 15 high speed. This company renders its service to more than 35 ports in the South East Aegean, North East Aegean, Cyclades, Sporades, Argosaronikos, and Crete.


Hellenic Seaways was awarded "The Best Passenger Line of the Year 2007" and their vessel Nissos Chios, "The Best Ship of the Year," by Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards.


Hellenic Seaways is based in Piraeus, Greece and offers sea transportation and coastal navigation services. It carries vehicle ferries and passengers to place like the Sporades islands, Cyclades, Crete, Acyclades, and Argosaronikos.

Hellenic Seaways service to people

The enhancement and modernization of the fleet of ship and the constant upgrade of the service given to passengers reflects the company's goal and commitment. This is why Hellenic Seaways has been able to maintain its lead in the coastal transportation services in Greece. As a passenger or a customer, your expectation will always be met because this company provides top-notch sea transportation service that will satisfy all your needs.

Your visit to the Greece Islands by ferry will be an experience to remember because Hellenic Seaways' high-speed vessels provide a luxurious and safe trip with a decrease in the traveling time. The company provides high-speed vessels to the Cyclades Islands covering the routes Cyclades, Sporades, Chios-Mitilene, Saronikos, Crete, Ikaria, and Samos.

Perks offered by Hellenic Seaways

  • Good news for parents! Hellenic Seaways offers 100% children discount to all kids not above 5 years of age.
  • And if your child is between 5 and 10 years of age, you will get a 50% discount on the ticket.
  • At times, Hellenic Seaways also offers an early booking discount. If you plan ahead and book your tickets 15 days ahead of your trip, you will earn a 15% discount on the tickets.

Services on board for Hellenic Seaways passengers

  • Reception desk personnel is always available to answer any of your queries.
  • Coin-operated telephones via satellite are available on board along with wi-fi hot spots connections. All you need is a net-key internet card.
  • For a passenger with special needs, specially-equipped escalators and common areas are available for them.
  • You also get storage facility in the freezer and refrigerator for any special items you may have. Money or any other valuables can also be handed for safekeeping, but at the owner's risk.
  • Take your pet with you! Special kennels are available to make their journey as pleasant as yours.
  • A currency exchange bureau is also available onboard.

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