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Poros is a beautiful little island of the Saronic Gulf, in Greece. It is characterized by a charming town with beautiful houses and paved narrow streets. The island also offers some nice sandy beaches.

In brief, ferries to Poros depart from Piraeus Port (in Athens). A ferry ticket from Athens to Poros costs approximately about '15' 'EUR' (15 Euros)-'25' 'EUR' (25 Euros) for a standard seat.
The ferry trip from Athens to Poros lasts for 1-2.5 hours. Poros island is directly connected by ferry with Hydra, Spetses, Aegina and Methana. Ferries to Poros from Athens and the islands operate all year round, but the routes are more frequent during the summer.


Below you'll find some of the most popular routes:

From Athens


Ferries from Athens to Poros depart from Piraeus port all year round. However, there are at least 4 ferries to this destination per day during the summer.
How long is the ferry trip from Athens to Poros? The ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) lasts for 1 to 2 and a half hours.
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From Aegina


Ferries from Aegina to Poros operate daily, but connections are more frequent during the summer. The ferry trip from Aegina to this island lasts for about an hour and a ferry ticket costs approximately '10' 'EUR' (10 Euros) for a standard seat.
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From Hydra


There are daily ferry connections between Hydra and Poros during the high season. More specifically, there are at least 3-4 ferries from Hydra to Poros every day. The duration of the ferry trip is half an hour and the cost of the ferry ticket is approximately '13' 'EUR' (13 Euros).
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From Spetses


There are at least 3-4 ferry connections between Spetses and Poros every day. The journey from Spetses to this island lasts for 1.5-2 hours and the cost of the ferry ticket is approximately '16' 'EUR' (16 Euros).
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What types of ferries travel there?


The types of ferries that travel to Poros are conventional ferries and high-speed/catamaran ferries. Conventional ferries are slower, while high-speed/catamaran ferries are faster.
The major ferry companies that serve this itinerary are Blue Star Ferries and Saronic Ferries.




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The picturesque town of Poros is the capital and main port of the island. It is amphitheatrically built on the slopes of a green hill and extends till the sea. Paved narrow streets cross the town, elegant houses can be seen on sides and lovely squares come around in the corners.
The waterfront of the island looks lovely with the small fishing boats moored in the marina and the cafeterias with view to the sea. Its trademark is the Clock Tower that stands on the hill on top of the town. This clock tower was built in 1927 and looks imposing.
It is the first thing to see as the ferry reaches the island.

Beaches on Poros are usually crowded and well organized. The busiest is Askeli beach, a couple of km from the town. Many tourist amenities are found in Askeli, including luxurious hotels and lively beach bars.
The sandy shore and the crystal water attracts lots of visitors. Another beautiful beach is the Love Bay. This beach has narrow coast and it is surrounded by a lush forest of tall pine trees.

Why visit this island?


Hop on a ferry from Athens to Poros for quaint narrow alleys, beautiful little beaches, delicious food, and moments of peace away from the hustle and bustle!

  • Town, the island's capital, is built on the slopes of a green hill, extending till the port.
  • The most picturesque spot on the island is the beautiful waterfront, which is lined with taverns and seaside restaurants.
  • The trademark of the island is the Clock Tower that stands on the hill on top of the town.
  • Some of the best beaches in Poros are Love Bay beach, Askeli beach, Mikro Neorio, and Monastiri beach.

Best time to visit


The best time of the year to visit Poros if you want to enjoy the beaches and take advantage of the warm weather is the summer. However, this is a popular destination for day trips all year round, thanks to its proximity to Athens.

Is the island for you?


If you’re searching for the perfect island for a day trip from Athens or for a quick getaway, Poros is your best bet!



Some of the places you need to visit in Poros are the Temple of Poseidon, the Archaeological Museum, the Russian Dockyard, the Lemon Forest, and the Clock Tower.



Island hopping


Poros is directly connected with the Saronic islands, so it’s a very good base for island-hopping. The most popular island-hopping itineraries from Poros are to Aegina, Hydra, and Methana.

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Port description

A lovely island in the Saronic Gulf, Poros is a popular destination due to its natural beauty and proximity to Athens. Its port is located in the main town and receives ferries and hydrofoils from Piraeus and other islands of Saronic.

Connected ports to Poros

Athens, Piraeus - Aegina, Port - Hermioni - Hydra - Methana - Porto Heli - Spetses


There are two buses that connect the port to the entire island. The first goes to Askeli and Monastiri and the second to Neorio, Love Bay, and the Russian Bay. The bus schedule is very frequent. There are also taxis and rental companies on the island.

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