Planning is the key to traveling by ferry from Athens to Hydra like a pro! Keep reading to discover the best ferry routes from Athens to Hydra, availability, ferry schedules, connections, travel tips, prices and many more. Here we go!
Going from Athens to Hydra by ferry is simple! Ferries from Athens to Hydra depart daily throughout the year from Piraeus, one of the ports of Athens.
The cost of the ferry ticket from Athens to Hydra is '20' 'EUR' (20 Euros) - '30' 'EUR' (30 Euros).
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What are the ferry routes from Athens to Hydra?
Ferries from Athens to Hydra operate all year round from early in the morning until the afternoon. Off-season, there are usually two ferries from Athens to Hydra, while on the peak season, there are multiple departures from Piraeus port.
In the summer, ferries to Hydra aren’t direct but make stops to other Saronic islands, like Aegina and Poros.
Indicative Ferry Routes from Athens to Hydra (Piraeus port)*
Multiple times per day
€19.50 - €19.50
€28.50 - €35.50
What types of ferries travel from Athens to Hydra?
The types of ferries that travel from Athens to Hydra are mainly high-speed and catamaran ferries. The ferry companies that serve this route are Blue Star Ferries, Hellenic Seaways and Anes Lines.
How long is the ferry trip from Athens to Hydra?
The duration of the trip between Athens and Hydra is 1.5-2 hours, depending on the ferry company. In general, high-speed ferries, like the ferries of the Hellenic Seaways complete this ferry trip in 1 and a half hours.
Keep in mind that the high-speed/catamaran ferries that sail from Athens to Hydra don’t support vehicle transfers. However, since cars are not allowed in Hydra, this isn’t a problem.
The best way to plan your trip from Athens to Hydra is to book your ferry tickets in advance, as Greek ferries may be fully booked, especially in July and August. This also applies to ferry tickets from Hydra to Athens.
From Hydra you can easily take the ferry to other Saronic islands, like Aegina, Poros, Agistri, and Spetses.