How to get from Andros to Tinos by ferry

There are normally 5 or 6 ferries per day sailing from Andros to Tinos in Greece. The travel time is around 1 and a half hours.

Tinos island in Greece

Tinos is a beautiful island located in the Cyclades group of islands in Greece. The island is known for its stunning beaches, clear turquoise waters, and charming villages. Some of the most popular villages on Tinos include Pyrgos, and Volax. Tinos is also home to the famous Panagia Evangelistria monastery, which is one of the most important religious sites in Greece.

Our Lady of Tinos Church of Miracles

Visiting Tinos after Andros is a good choice for anyone island hopping in this part of the Cyclades islands of Greece. As there’s no airport on the Cyclades island of Tinos, the only way to get from Andros to Tinos is by taking a ferry.

Andros Tinos Ferry Schedule

The Andros to Tinos ferry route is well serviced, and also quite a cheap route. Most ferries cost 14.00 Euro, but the Blue Star Artemis which sails once a week is even cheaper at 7.50 Euro for passenger fares. The best ferry for anyone traveling on a budget!

During the busiest months of summer, you might expect up to 4 or 5 ferries per day from Andros to Tinos. These ferries to the Greek island of Tinos from Andros are operated by Fast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Sea Jets and Golden Star Ferries.

The travel times for all these crossings are similar during the high season, taking around 1 hour and 30 minutes between the two Greek islands.

For the latest timetables and schedules for the ferry from Andros to Tinos, take a look at Ferryhopper which is a good website to use to book ferry tickets online.

Tinos Island Travel Tips

Why not plan your next trip to visit Tinos by reading my travel guide, now available on Amazon: Andros and Tinos guide.

A few travel tips for visiting the Cyclades island of Tinos:

  • Ferry services depart from Gavrio port in Andros. Passengers should try to be there at least a half hour at ports on the islands before departure.

  • Ferries arrive at the island’s port in Tinos Town in Tinos. This is a good location to stay for short visits.

  • Areas to consider staying in Tinos include Agios Ioannis Porto, Agios Romanos, Chora (Tinos town), Kionia, Pyrgos, and Agios Sostis. If you are traveling to Tinos in the months of July, August, and September, I advise reserving accommodation in Tinos a month or so in advance. Take a look at my Tinos Hotels Guide.

  • For some quality beach time, head to these beaches in Tinos: Pachia Ammos, Rochari, Agios Sostis, Agios Romanos, Agia Thalassa, Agios Ioannis Porto, and Kolimvithra. Plan your itinerary with insights into where to visit and places to explore with my Tinos Travel Guide.

  • While Tinos has some public transport, you might find it better to rent a car to get around. Take a look at how to get around Tinos for more details.

  • I find that the Ferryhopper website is the best place to book a ferry ticket online. I think it’s better that you book your Andros to Tinos ferry tickets in advance, especially during the busiest months for travel.



How to make the trip from Andros to Tinos FAQ

Some commonly asked questions about traveling to Tinos from Andros include:

How do you get to Tinos from Andros?

In order to make a trip from Andros to Tinos the best way is by ferry. There are up to 4 or 5 ferries per day sailing to Tinos from Andros.

Is there an airport in Tinos?

As there isnt an airport in the island of Tinos, so the only way to take a trip from Andros to Tinos is to take a ferry.

How long is the ferry crossing from Andros to Tinos?

The ferries to Tinos island from Andros take between 1 hour and 30 minutes and 1 hour and 35 minutes. Ferry operators on the Andros Tinos route may include Fast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, SeaJets and Golden Star Ferries.

Where do I buy ferry tickets to Tinos?

The easiest way to get hold of ferry tickets in Greece is by using Ferryhopper. I think it’s better that you book your Andros to Tinos ferry tickets in advance, you could also use a local travel agency in Greece.

If you’re looking to go island hopping in the Cyclades islands of Greece, Andros is a great starting point. There are 5-6 ferry trips per day from Andros to Tinos that take about 1 and a half hours. The prices for these tickets on most days will cost 14 Euro but if you want to save some money, get your ferry ticket at a price of 7.50 Euro with the Blue Star Ferries service sailing once a week! If you need help planning where to stay or what beaches are worth checking out while on vacation at the Greek Island of Tinos, we’ve got all the information for you here – just make sure to book your ferry ticket well ahead of time during summer months!


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Dave is a travel writer originally from the UK, and now living in Greece. As well as writing this travel blog post about ferries from Andros to Tinos, he’s also written many more travel blogs about popular destinations in Greece.Follow Dave on social media for travel inspiration from Greece and around the world:

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