The Poros Porto Heli ferry route connects Saronic Islands with Greece. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Hellenic Seaways. The crossing operates up to 21 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour 40 minutes.
Poros Porto Heli sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Poros Porto Heli route is a car and 1 passenger.
Located on the Greek island of Cephalonia, or Kefalonia, part of the Ionian group of islands, is the small town of Poros. The town is made up of three parts. In the port area of the town there are a few bars and tavernas. The port provides connections to Kyllini on the Peloponnese area of mainland Greece and to the island of Zakynthos during the summer months. The second area, away from the port, is the town beach which is comprised of a town square which is lined with tavernas and shops. The third area is Aragia which is separated from the centre of the town by the Vohinas River.
Poros and its surrounding area generally remains fairly uncrowded and is a good place for relaxing on the beach or for walking or hiking. A great attraction to visit, especially to hikers, is the oldest monastery on the island. The walk of around 3 km takes you along the beach in a north westerly direction which you then follow the path up into the mountains of Atros. At the end of the path is the monastery of the Virgin Mary which sits atop a 500 m high hill. Once at the monastery there are fantastic views to be had. The slow pace of the town has managed to retain its Greek atmosphere and it is generally regarded as a fairly down to earth sort of town. This is great for visitors because prices tend to be lower here than elsewhere.
Located on the eastern side of Peloponnese in Greece, Porto Heli is a small seaside town with a large port that lies on the Argolic Gulf. Visitors to the town will often see small fishing boats and yachts moored in the port, especially during the summer, which gives the town a charming, cosmopolitan, feel about it. For beach lovers there are a couple of organised beaches in the town but most beaches tend to be small secluded coves which provide the added benefit of being more relaxing than their organised counterparts. Many Athenians have holiday homes in the town which is a popular destination with families and is convenient for trips to Ancient Epidaurus, Poros, Ermioni, Mycenae and Nafplion.
The Argolic Gulf is a gulf of the Aegean Sea off the east coast of the Peloponnese in Greece. It is about 50 km long and 30 km wide with its main port, Nafplio, located at its north western end and at the entrance to the gulf is the island Spetses. The gulf and its islands are sometimes combined with the Saronic Gulf and Saronic Islands, with the result called the Argo-Saronic Gulf and the Argo-Saronic Islands.