Planning is the key to traveling by ferry 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!
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• Available boats • Ferry types • Trip Duration • Map
In brief, 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 approx. '20' 'EUR' (20 Euros) - '30' 'EUR' (30 Euros).
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Flying Cat 6 at Piraeus getting ready to go to Hydra
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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 Piraeus, while on the peak season, there are multiple departures.
In the summer, ferries to Hydra aren’t direct but make stops to other Saronic islands, like Aegina and Poros.
Indicative Ferry Routes from Piraeus port*
Multiple times per day
ferry ATHENS, PIRAEUS - HYDRA
€33.50 - €33.50
€19.50 - €19.50
€28.50 - €35.50
Types of ferries operating
Speed Cat 1 at Piraeus port
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 Alpha Lines, and Anes Lines.
Distance & Duration of the trip
The distance between Piraeus port and Hydra is 37 nautical miles (42 miles or 68 kilometres).
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.
The quickest ferry is Speed Cat I by Alpha Lines.