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Ferry from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra

Depending on the season their are usually 4 daily and 30 weekly sailings between Poros (Saronic Islands) and Hydra. 2 ferry operators sail between Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra, these include Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways. Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra typically departs Poros (Saronic Islands) at about 09:40. The average sailing time of a Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra ferry is approximately 30m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 25m.

Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra ferries typically range between €33* and €132*. The average price is around €79*. The cheapest ferry prices from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra start from €17*. The average price for a foot passenger is €79*.

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

What is the distance between Poros (Saronic Islands) and Hydra?

The distance between Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra is approximately 9.5 miles (15.3km), or 8.3 nautical miles.

Is there a Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Poros (Saronic Islands) and Hydra

Are foot passengers allowed on the Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra with Alpha Lines, Hellenic Seaways.

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Poros (Saronic Islands) - Hydra Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways
Average Price 100 €*
Average Daily Sailings 4
Average Weekly Sailings 30
Average Sailing Duration 30m
Fastest Sailing Duration 25m
First Ferry 09:40
Last Ferry 20:55
Distance 8 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Poros to Hydra?

The approximate duration for ferries from Poros to Hydra is 30m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Poros to Hydra?

Poros to Hydra is approximately 72 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Poros to Hydra?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Poros to Hydra. These ferry companies are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Alpha Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Poros to Hydra?

Book Poros to Hydra 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 Poros to Hydra?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Poros to Hydra with
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Alpha Lines

Can you take your car on the ferry from Poros to Hydra?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Poros to Hydra?

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
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Hydra from Poros?

Poros to Hydra is approximately 8 nautical miles distance apart.

Poros Guide

The small Greek island of Poros is located in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf and is made up of two islands. Spharia is the southern island and Kalaureia is the northern and larger of the two islands. Spanning the narrow strait that separates the two islands is a bridge. The island is roughly 60 km to the south of Piraeus and is only 200 m from the Peloponnese on the Greek mainland. There are a few popular tourist attractions on the island including several chapels and churches located around the island with the most interesting being the Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi and the Metropolitan Temple of Saint George. The 18th century Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi is located around 4 km from Poros Town and sits in an area surrounded by pine and plane trees. The monastery is where visitors will find the graves of the famous Greek captains Tobazis, N. Apostolis and An. Miaoulis.

The island is connected to the port of Piraeus by ferry and catamaran with a crossing time of around 2 hours and 30 minutes by ferry, and 1 hour and 20 minutes by catamaran. The island is also connected to Galatas on the Greek mainland. Ferries tend to depart every 30 minutes and the trip takes 5 minutes.


Hydra Guide

Hydra is a Greek island that lies in the Saronic Gulf and is a popular destination for visiting Athenians for the weekend due to its proximity to the Greek capital. The island's main town, also called Hydra, is built on the slopes of a hill around the port and is an impressive site. Quite unique to Hydra is that all cars and other motor vehicles are prohibited throughout the island and therefore all journeys must be made on foot, by boat or by donkey. The island's beaches, which a very popular with visitors, are mainly small coves and have crystal clear waters and tend to be surrounded by green vegetation. Perhaps the best and prettiest beaches on the island are Agios Nikolaos, Bitsi, Vlichos and Kaminia.

ferry services using the island's port depart to Piraeus with a journey time of 1 hour by high speed ferry and 3 to 3 hours and 3 minutes by conventional ferry. Hydra is also connected to the other islands in the Saronic Gulf and also with Porto Cheli.


Poros to Hydra Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/07/2024 and 21/07/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 09:40 10:10 30 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 09:45 10:15 30 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 11:10 11:40 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 11:40 12:10 30 minutes Sat
Alpha Lines 12:20 12:50 30 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 13:10 13:40 30 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 14:15 14:45 30 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Alpha Lines 15:55 16:25 30 minutes Wed, Fri, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 17:40 18:10 30 minutes Sat
Hellenic Seaways 18:35 19:05 30 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Hellenic Seaways 19:15 19:45 30 minutes Sun
Hellenic Seaways 20:55 21:30 35 minutes Everyday
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