You can reach the
island of Paros by plane from most international airports via Athens and
several daily flights from Athens to Paros..
Flying time from
Athens to Paros is about 35 minutes.
The airport is
located 9 km (5 miles) from the capital of Paros, Paroikia, and near the
village of Alyki.
The transfer time
to Paros airport is about 10 minutes from Paroikia.
Public buses run
frequently from/to airport but many hotels offer the transfer with their
private mini buses and their are always taxis available.
In summer, there
are numerous regular ferries to Paros from the Athen's ports of Piraeus
and Rafina. Regular ferries reach Paros in about 4.5 hours and
high-speed ferries make the journey in 2.5 hours.
As Paros is the
travel hub of the Cyclades, throughout Spring/Summer/Fall, there are
also frequent connections to other islands: Amorgos, Anafi, Ikaria, Ios,
Samos, Koufonisi, Mykonos, Naxos, Rhodes, Santorini, Schinousa, Skiathos,
Syros, Tinos, but also in Crete, Volos and Thessaloniki. Numerous daily
small ferry boats regularly make the 5 min journey across to Antiparos
as well, making if popular for day trips.