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Ferry from Spetses to Athens (Piraeus)

Depending on the season their are usually 6 daily and 41 weekly sailings between Spetses and Athens (Piraeus). 2 ferry operators sail between Spetses to Athens (Piraeus), these include Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways. Spetses Athens (Piraeus) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Spetses to Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Spetses to Athens (Piraeus) typically departs Spetses at about 06:10. The average sailing time of a Spetses Athens (Piraeus) ferry is approximately 2h 30m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 50m.

Spetses Athens (Piraeus) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Spetses Athens (Piraeus) ferries typically range between €47* and €278*. The average price is around €143*. The cheapest ferry prices from Spetses to Athens (Piraeus) start from €43*. The average price for a foot passenger is €143*.

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

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

The distance between Spetses to Athens (Piraeus) is approximately 54.4 miles (87.5km), or 47.2 nautical miles.

Is there a Spetses Athens (Piraeus) car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Spetses and Athens (Piraeus)

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Spetses to Athens (Piraeus) with Alpha Lines, Hellenic Seaways.

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Spetses - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways
Average Price 181 €*
Average Daily Sailings 6
Average Weekly Sailings 41
Average Sailing Duration 2h 30m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 50m
First Ferry 06:10
Last Ferry 21:10
Distance 47 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 Spetses to Piraeus?

The approximate duration for ferries from Spetses to Piraeus is 2h 07m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Spetses to Piraeus?

Spetses to Piraeus is approximately 167 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Spetses to Piraeus?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Spetses to Piraeus?

Book Spetses to Piraeus 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 Spetses to Piraeus?

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

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

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

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

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 Piraeus from Spetses?

Spetses to Piraeus is approximately 47 nautical miles distance apart.

Spetses Guide

The Greek island of Spetses is one of the Saronic group of islands. Its ancient name was Pityonissos and Pityousa from the ancient Greek word for tree, "Pitys". The Venetians brought the name Spetses with them as they used to call the island "Isola di Spezzie" which means the island of aromas (spices). The largest town on the island is also called Spetses and is quite unusual in that private vehicles are not allowed within the town's boundary. As a result, people who live there or visit, have no choice but to walk or take a horse-drawn carriage. Motorcycles and bicycles are permitted.

The closest beaches to the town are Agios Mamas, in the centre of the town, and Kaiki beach which is around 1 km to the north west and Agia Marina which is 2 km to the south. For beaches further from the town, such as Zogeria, Agioi Anargiroi and Agia Paraskevi, there are public buses that can be taken.

In the Medieval times, the island flourished with trade and the locals constructed elegant mansions that survive to this day. Spetses is also a popular weekend destination due to its proximity to Athens.


Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Spetses to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/06/2024 and 23/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 06:10 09:20 3 hours 10 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 11:00 13:20 2 hours 20 minutes Everyday
Alpha Lines 11:45 14:20 2 hours 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 12:30 14:30 2 hours Sat
Alpha Lines 13:45 15:50 2 hours 5 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 13:50 16:40 2 hours 50 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 15:50 18:10 2 hours 20 minutes Mon, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 16:00 18:15 2 hours 15 minutes Sat
Hellenic Seaways 16:15 18:50 2 hours 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Alpha Lines 17:15 19:10 1 hour 55 minutes Sat
Alpha Lines 17:20 19:15 1 hour 55 minutes Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun
Alpha Lines 18:30 20:35 2 hours 5 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 19:55 22:15 2 hours 20 minutes Fri
Hellenic Seaways 20:10 22:00 1 hour 50 minutes Sat
Hellenic Seaways 20:30 23:20 2 hours 50 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu
Hellenic Seaways 20:45 22:45 2 hours Mon, Sun
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