Cruise to Piraeus !

Cruise to Piraeus ! - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Cruise tο Piraeus !

Piraeus Port is Europe's largest passenger port, serving annually at its 37 km of quay walls, more than 40,000 arrivals-departures of coastal and cruise ships, 20 m. passengers, 3.7 m. TEU'S (containers), 360.000 transit cars and providing ship repair activities.

The cruise port of Piraeus, with 1 million cruise passengers every year, its typical Mediterranean climate with extended periods of sunshine throughout most of the year, is still an ideal hub for reaching the market center of Athens and the famous Parthenon as well as various tourist attractions in the east Mediterranean including Santorini and Mykonos. Piraeus Cruise sector is certified with ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 by LRQA. Piraeus Port has also been rewarded with the title ECOPORT by ESPO. Other main features:

  • Berths for new generation cruise ships
  • 3 air conditioned Passenger Terminals of 15.000m2 with 20 Xray machines
  • Free shuttle bus service within the cruise port
  • Available slots for tourist buses
  • 24/7 operation throughout the year with tide free access
  • Berth allocation system
  • ISPS compliant
  • Multiple daily Ferry connections with almost all Aegean islands
  • Helipad available for VIP
  • Favorable weather conditions throughout the year
  • Implementation of environmental quality monitoring programs
  • Environmental Management system certified according to the Port Environmental Review System (PERS)
  • Reception facilities for all categories of ship wastes
  • Faster turnaround and environmental benefits through permanent reception network
  • Expansion of the southern port with 2 new cruise berths more than 400mtr each


Must see tourist attractions
• Acropolis/Parthenon (11km) - Unparalleled ancient architecture
• Marathon (42km) - The site of the famous battle & beginning of Marathon Road
• Sounion (80km) - The temple of the Sea God Poseidon at a breathtaking site
• Epidavros (150km) - Ancient theatre
• Delphi (174km) - The ‘Centre of the World’


Port Facts

Maximum ship dimensions for berth
Length: 395mtr
Width: no limit
Draught: 11mtr
Available: yes
Ship tenders allowed: no
Tugs available: yes
Tidal movement/range: 0.5mtr
Total number of quays: 11
Total length of quays: 2,800mtr
Quay depth: max 11mtr
Passenger terminals: 3 fully airconditioned
City centre: Piraeus - 0.5km, Athens - 10km
Airport: 45km
Free shuttle service to city: no
Total cruise passengers 2016: 1,094,135
Total cruise calls 2016: 625
Turnaround port? Yes


Port Contact details

Main Contacts
Theodora Riga
Manager, Strategic Planning & Marketing
Christina Baboulaki
Deputy Manager, Strategic Planning & Marketing

Mailing Address
Piraeus Port Authority S.A.
10 Akti Miaouli Str.
18538, Piraeus, Greece
T +30 210 4550 263
F +30 210 4550 180


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