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Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Methana

There are around 2 weekly sailings from Athens (Piraeus) to Methana. 3 ferry operators sail between Athens (Piraeus) to Methana, these include Aegean Flying Dolphins, Hellenic Seaways & Saronic Ferries. Athens (Piraeus) Methana Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Athens (Piraeus) to Methana Ferry Times

Ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Methana typically depart from Athens (Piraeus) at around 09:15. The average sailing time of a Methana Athens (Piraeus) ferry is approximately 1h 52m.

Athens (Piraeus) Methana Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Athens (Piraeus) Methana ferries typically range between €12* and €53*. The average price is around €33*. The cheapest ferry prices from Athens (Piraeus) to Methana start from €12*. The average price for a foot passenger is €30*. The average price for a car ferry is €70*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Methana?

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) to Methana is approximately 28.6 miles (46.1km), or 24.9 nautical miles.

Is there a Athens (Piraeus) Methana car ferry?

Yes, Hellenic Seaways, Saronic Ferries offer a car ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Methana. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Methana.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Athens (Piraeus) Methana ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Methana with Aegean Flying Dolphins, Hellenic Seaways, Saronic Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Greece page.
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Athens (Piraeus) - Methana Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 3
Operators Aegean Flying Dolphins, Hellenic Seaways & Saronic Ferries
Average Price 42 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 1h 52m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 20m
First Ferry 09:15
Last Ferry 17:30
Distance 24 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Piraeus to Methana?

The approximate duration for ferries from Piraeus to Methana is 1h 40m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Piraeus to Methana?

Piraeus to Methana is approximately 39 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Methana?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Piraeus to Methana. These ferry companies are
  • Hellenic Seaways
  • Saronic Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Methana?

Book Piraeus to Methana tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Piraeus to Methana?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Piraeus to Methana with
  • Hellenic Seaways
  • Saronic Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Piraeus to Methana?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Piraeus to Methana with the following operators
  • Hellenic Seaways
  • Saronic Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Piraeus to Methana?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Saronic Ferries

How far is Methana from Piraeus?

Piraeus to Methana is approximately 24 nautical miles distance apart.

Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.


Methana Guide

Methana is a Greek town that is located on the peninsula of Methana, which has two volcanic slopes and is entirely of volcanic origins and has over 30 different volcanic eruption centres. Despite this, the last volcanic eruption took place near the present day Kameni Chora in 230 BC and an underwater volcanic eruption occurred in 1700 BC and was documented by writers such as Strabo, Ovid and Pausanias. The peninsular upon the town is located is the north western most of the arc of the Aegean Islands of which the active volcanic areas are Methana, Milos, Nisyros and Santorini.

The town is connected to the port of Piraeus by ferry with a crossing time of around 2 hours. It is also connected by ferry to Poros, Aegina, Hydra, Spetses and Hermione and by hydrofoil to Poros, Aegina, Hydra, Spetses, Hermione, Porto Heli, Tolo, Nafplion and Monemvasia.


Piraeus to Methana Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Saronic Ferries 10:00 12:00 2 hours Mon
Saronic Ferries 10:30 12:30 2 hours Tue, Wed

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