Ferries to Saronic Islands
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Piraeus to Hydra Ferry

Connecting the port city of Piraeus on the coast of Greece with the island of Hydra within the Saronic Islands, this ferry route provides an essential connection between the mainland of Greece, and the quieter Saronic Islands.

From the port of Piraeus, part of the Athens urban sprawl, and the largest port in all of Europe, which has been in use for many centuries now, and is a unique city in its own right, home to many historical sights, and within easy access of many other destinations both within Greece, and the islands within the Aegean Sea. The island of Hydra is known not only for its array of golden beaches, but also for the natural springs that helped to give the island its name, has the many friendly locals and rich culture that you may expect from the Saronic Islands, and is the perfect place to visit for a relaxing and indulgent holiday.

With up to 39 ferries running per week, provided by 2 ferry operators, and with sail times of between 1 hour and 30 minutes, and 3 hours and 30 minutes, there are plenty of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Piraeus to Hydra sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Saronic Islands page.
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Piraeus Hydra Ferry reviews

  • "Ferry ok BUT port a bit disorganised "

    The ferry service from Piraeus to Hydra is fast and efficient. Bit of a scrum getting on the ferry but otherwise good. Don’t forget anything on the dock - the ferry won’t go back once shoved off. Some poor sole watched her bag disappear into the distance. The only negative would be Piraeus Port itself. It is not necessarily clear where specific ferries depart from - a sign post or two might help - perhaps that is the Greek way!!!!

    'Flyingcat' travelled on Flyingcat

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  • "Admin..."

    The ferries were clean, comfortable and punctual. However the link to check in before our journey did not work. Also, when we arrived one hour early to physically check in, the staff member said she had no record of our booking. She found it eventually but there must be a glitch in the system somewhere. Not sure why we had to be there an hour early either...?

    'Flying Dolphins' travelled on Flying Dolphins

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  • "Excellence"

    From booking on line, ticket collection, punctuality of ferry services to Hydra from Piraeus and return was superb and stress free. A big thank you to the whole team and crew for a seamless experience.

    'Flying Dolphins' travelled on Flying Dolphins

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  • "Ferry trip from Piraeus to hydra and back."

    First time to hydra and was a bit apprehensive regarding ferry but it was a fantastic trip both ways. Booked seating comes as standard with ticket picked tickets up from refractive in Piraeus easily, was given great directionsons of where to board the flying cat, ride was smooth and beautiful scenery. Would recommend. Great start to our holiday on Hydra.

    'Flyingcat' travelled on Flyingcat

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Piraeus to Hydra Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 39 ferries running per week, provided by 2 ferry operators, with 5 ferries per day, therefore 35 ferries per week, provided by Hellenic Seaways, and 4 ferries per week provided by Anes Ferries, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this ferry route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most relevant information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.

How long does the Ferry to Hydra from Piraeus take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take between 1 hour and 30 minutes, to 1 hour and 40 minutes, to 2 hours, to 3 hours and 30 minutes, and this variation is due to numerous reasons. These can include changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, different ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.

Piraeus to Hydra Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Hydra from Piraeus will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend checking out our helpful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.

Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Hydra from Piraeus?

You are currently not able to take your car with you on this ferry route.

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