Hydra
Spetses
Ferry to Saronic Islands
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Ferry from Hydra to Spetses

There are usually 6 daily and 41 weekly sailings between Hydra and Spetses. 2 operators sail this route Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways and runs throughout the year. Hydra Spetses ferries cost between £27 and £69, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Hydra Spetses ferries.

Hydra Spetses Ferry Times

The earliest Hydra Spetses ferry sailings typically depart Hydra at around 10:00. The last ferry usually departs at 22:40.

How long is the ferry from Hydra to Spetses?

Hydra Spetses Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 40m. The fastest sailings are approximately 30m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Hydra Spetses Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 6 daily sailings and up to 41 weekly ferry sailings from Hydra to Spetses. These sailings are provided by Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Hydra Spetses Ferry Prices

Hydra Spetses ferry prices typically range between £27* and £69*. The average price is typically £47*. The cheapest Hydra Spetses ferry prices start from £14*. The average price for a foot passenger is £47*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Hydra to Spetses?

The distance between Hydra to Spetses is approximately 22.2 miles (35.7km) or 19.3 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Hydra Spetses ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Hydra and Spetses

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Hydra to Spetses?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Alpha Lines, Hellenic Seaways between Hydra and Spetses.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Hydra to Spetses?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Hydra to Spetses with Hellenic Seaways. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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Hydra - Spetses Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways
Average Price £47*
Average Daily Sailings 6
Average Weekly Sailings 41
Average Sailing Duration 40m
Fastest Sailing Duration 30m
First Ferry 10:00
Last Ferry 22:40
Distance 19 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Hydra to Spetses?

The ferry crossing time from Hydra to Spetses is approximately 32m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Hydra to Spetses?

Hydra to Spetses ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Hydra to Spetses is £47. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Hydra to Spetses?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Hydra to Spetses. These are
  • Hellenic Seaways
  • Alpha Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Hydra to Spetses?

Book ferries from Hydra to Spetses through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Hydra to Spetses?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Hydra to Spetses with
  • Hellenic Seaways
  • Alpha Lines

Can you take your car on the ferry from Hydra to Spetses?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Hydra to Spetses?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Hellenic Seaways

How far is Spetses from Hydra?

The distance between Hydra to Spetses is approximately 19 nautical Miles.

Hydra Spetses Ferry reviews

  • "Cannot fault"

    Cannot fault them, prompt arrival at the quay, efficiently docked and boarded by professional staff who knew what they were doing, crossing was smooth and on time, definitely recommend

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  • "Excellent service. "

    Staff were excellent. All wearing masks and reminding passengers to wear masks. Vessel was extremely clean. Trip was punctual. I didn’t have anything to eat but looked like a good range of snacks available. 

    'Flyingcat' travelled on Flyingcat

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  • "Ferry On time. Both Ways"

    The ferry was ontime on our round trip passage in Greece. the staff is amazingly fast in loading and unloading passengers. and very helpful

    'Flyingcat' travelled on Flyingcat

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  • "Feedback"

    Excellent . Unbelievable how punctual and efficient the ferry workings are 

    'Flyingcat' travelled on Flyingcat

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Hydra Guide

Located in the Saronic group of islands in the Aegean Sea, between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf, the Greek island of Hydra is separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strip of water. The island's natural springs have given the island its name as Hydra is derived from the Greek word for water. The island's main town, Hydra Port, is home to the island's harbour which can be found nestled amongst a number of restaurants, markets, shops and galleries, all of which cater for visiting tourists.

The only method of transport available on the island are water taxis and donkeys as cars and motorcycles are forbidden. However, the populated parts of Hydra are relatively small and therefore most people seem happy to walk everywhere.

From the island's harbour there are daily catamaran and flying dolphin services to Piraeus, Athens. The crossing time is around 1 hour, or between 3 and 3 1/2 hours by conventional ferry. The island is also connected by ferry to the rest of the islands in the Saronic Gulf and also with Porto Cheli.


Spetses Guide

The Greek island of Spetses is part of the Saronic group of islands and is known for its long association with the navy and is famous for the part it played in the 1821 War of Independence. It was on the island that the revolution flag was hoisted in April 1821. The island has managed to retain a degree of its Greek charm and atmosphere visible to all are some lovely example of well preserved grand captain's mansions which bear testament to the island's past.

The island's harbour is at Dapia and is the tourist and commercial hub of the island and it is from here that lovely horse drawn carriage tours around the island can be taken which take in the many examples of mansions that line pretty narrow cobbled streets. September is perhaps the best time to visit the island when "Armata" takes place. This is a re-enactment of a naval battle that has taken place every year since 1931. A popular attraction on the island is the Church of Agios Nikolaos and was the former resting place of Paul Bonaparte, nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, who came to Greece to fight to fight alongside the Greeks. It is reported that his body was kept in a barrel of rum for three years.


Hydra to Spetses Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 10:25 11:25 1 hour Everyday
Alpha Lines 11:00 11:35 35 minutes Sat, Sun
Alpha Lines 11:30 12:05 35 minutes Tue, Fri
Hellenic Seaways 12:10 12:50 40 minutes Everyday
Alpha Lines 13:00 13:35 35 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 15:40 16:20 40 minutes Everyday
Alpha Lines 16:30 17:05 35 minutes Sat
Alpha Lines 16:35 17:10 35 minutes Sun
Alpha Lines 16:45 17:20 35 minutes Tue, Fri
Alpha Lines 17:45 18:20 35 minutes Mon
Hellenic Seaways 20:10 21:10 1 hour Everyday

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