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Spetses Poros Ferry

The ferry from Spetses to Poros (Saronic Islands) typically sails 3 times daily and up to 25 times weekly. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Spetses to Poros (Saronic Islands), Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways. Spetses Poros (Saronic Islands) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Spetses Poros (Saronic Islands) Ferry Times

The earliest Spetses Poros (Saronic Islands) ferry typically departs Spetses at about 06:10. The average sailing time of a ferry from Spetses to Poros (Saronic Islands) is approximately 1h 24m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 5m.

Spetses to Poros (Saronic Islands) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Spetses to Poros (Saronic Islands) typically range between $75* and $116*. On average the Spetses Poros (Saronic Islands) ferry is $84*. The cheapest Spetses Poros (Saronic Islands) ferry prices start from $38*. The average price for a foot passenger is $84*. The average price for a Southampton Cowes car ferry is $329*.

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 Poros (Saronic Islands) from Spetses?

The distance between Spetses and Poros (Saronic Islands) is approximately 25.2 miles (40.5km), or 21.9 nautical miles.

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

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

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

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

Spetses Poros (Saronic Islands) Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Hellenic Seaways - 27 weekly sailings, 4 daily sailings
  • Alpha Lines - 6 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Spetses - Poros (Saronic Islands) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways
Average Price A$108*
Average Daily Sailings 4
Average Weekly Sailings 28
Average Sailing Duration 1h 25m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 5m
First Ferry 06:10
Last Ferry 19:55
Distance 21 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 Spetses to Poros?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Spetses to Poros is approximately 1h 12m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Spetses to Poros?

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

    Ferries from Spetses to Poros 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 Spetses to Poros?

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

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

    Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Spetses to Poros. 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

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.

Poros Guide

The town and port of Poros is located on the Greek island of Kefalonia and provides an important link, via its ferry service, between the island and mainland Greece. Many of the fishermen's houses that made up the town were destroyed by an earthquake in 1953 but with the aid of the British the town was rebuilt and is set in the beautiful scenery of the Atros and Pahni mountains and its coastline, which provides the town with its port and beaches. The ravine of Poros is a popular attraction and is an 80 m deep precipice, with steep slopes where you can see hollows in the rocks - which are supposedly the footprints of the mythological Hercules. The River Vohinas springs from a 'bottomless' lake, with is a dry bed river in the summer months but in winter it flows through the town.

Legend has it that the large rocks that are located just off the beach between Poros and Skala were thrown at early invaders by the Cyclops. The coastline on the other side of Poros, facing Ithaca, is one of the last refuges of the endangered Mediterranean Monk Seal.

Spetses to Poros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 8/4/2024 and 14/4/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 06:10 07:55 1 hour 45 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 13:50 15:30 1 hour 40 minutes Thu
Hellenic Seaways 14:20 16:05 1 hour 45 minutes Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Alpha Lines 15:15 16:30 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 15:45 17:00 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 16:30 18:15 1 hour 45 minutes Mon

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