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Poros Hydra Ferry

The ferry from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra typically sails 4 times daily and up to 30 times weekly. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra, Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways. Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra Ferry Times

The earliest Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra ferry typically departs Poros (Saronic Islands) at about 09:40. The average sailing time of a ferry from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra is approximately 31m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 25m.

Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra typically range between $63* and $257*. On average the Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra ferry is $135*. The cheapest Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra ferry prices start from $35*. The average price for a foot passenger is $135*. The average price for a Poros (Saronic Islands) Aegina car ferry is $84*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Hydra from Poros (Saronic Islands)?

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

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

No, currently there is no car ferry from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra.

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

Yes, Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Poros (Saronic Islands) to Hydra with Alpha Lines, Hellenic Seaways.

Poros (Saronic Islands) Hydra Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Hellenic Seaways - 31 weekly sailings, 4 daily sailings
  • Alpha Lines - 6 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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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 A$135*
Average Daily Sailings 5
Average Weekly Sailings 34
Average Sailing Duration 31m
Fastest Sailing Duration 25m
First Ferry 09:15
Last Ferry 20:55
Distance 8 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Poros to Hydra?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Poros to Hydra is approximately 30m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Poros to Hydra?

    Poros to Hydra is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
    • Hellenic Seaways
    • Alpha Lines
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Poros to Hydra?

    Ferries from Poros to Hydra are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Poros to Hydra?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Poros to Hydra with
    • Hellenic Seaways
    • Alpha Lines
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Poros to Hydra?

    No, cars are not allowed on this ferry route.
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Poros to Hydra?

    Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Poros to Hydra. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
    • Hellenic Seaways

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 8/4/2024 and 14/4/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Alpha Lines 10:50 11:20 30 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 11:15 11:45 30 minutes Thu
Hellenic Seaways 11:25 12:00 35 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 14:20 14:50 30 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 19:40 20:15 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 21:40 22:10 30 minutes Mon

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