Athens (Piraeus)
Porto Heli
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Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Porto Heli

There are usually 2 daily and 13 weekly sailings between Athens (Piraeus) and Porto Heli. This ferry route is operated by Hellenic Seaways. Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli ferries cost between £49 and £290, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli ferries.

Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli Ferry Times

The earliest Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli ferry sailings typically depart Athens (Piraeus) at around 08:30. The last ferry usually departs at 22:30.

How long is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Porto Heli?

Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 3h 10m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 59m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 2 daily sailings and up to 13 weekly ferry sailings from Athens (Piraeus) to Porto Heli. These sailings are provided by Hellenic Seaways. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli Ferry Prices

Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli ferry prices typically range between £49* and £290*. The average price is typically £177*. The cheapest Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli ferry prices start from £49*. The average price for a foot passenger is £177*.

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

How far is it from Athens (Piraeus) to Porto Heli?

The distance between Athens (Piraeus) to Porto Heli is approximately 52.7 miles (84.8km) or 45.8 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Athens (Piraeus) and Porto Heli

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Athens (Piraeus) to Porto Heli?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Hellenic Seaways between Athens (Piraeus) and Porto Heli.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Porto Heli?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Athens (Piraeus) to Porto Heli 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.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Greece page.
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Athens (Piraeus) - Porto Heli Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hellenic Seaways
Average Price £177*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 13
Average Sailing Duration 3h 10m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 59m
First Ferry 08:30
Last Ferry 22:30
Distance 45 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 Piraeus to Porto Heli?

The ferry crossing time from Piraeus to Porto Heli is approximately 2h. 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 Piraeus to Porto Heli?

Piraeus to Porto Heli ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Piraeus to Porto Heli is £178. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Piraeus to Porto Heli?

There is 1 ferry operator for Piraeus to Porto Heli and this is
  • Hellenic Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Piraeus to Porto Heli?

Book ferries from Piraeus to Porto Heli 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 Piraeus to Porto Heli?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Piraeus to Porto Heli with
  • Hellenic Seaways

Can you take your car on the ferry from Piraeus to Porto Heli?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Piraeus to Porto Heli?

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 Porto Heli from Piraeus?

The distance between Piraeus to Porto Heli is approximately 45 nautical Miles.

Athens (Piraeus) Porto Heli 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

    'Flyingcat' travelled on Flyingcat

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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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Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The port city of Piraeus in Greece lies on the Saronic Gulf in the Attica region of the country and forms part of the Athens urban area, with the centre of Athens located some 12 km from the port. The centre of Piraeus is generally congested with traffic and tends not to be place where tourists would go. The area has many of the facilities you would expect of a non-tourist town: banks, public buildings, pedestrian areas, shopping streets and the like. The area around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano Harbour are perhaps the most attractive part of Piraeus and have a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Piraeus is Greece's main port and the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. Unsurprisingly, it is the hub of Greece's maritime industries and the base for its merchant navy. Having recently undergone a refurbishment, facilities at the port have improved and include ATM's, bureau de change, restaurants, cafes, bars and a number of travel agencies selling ferry tickets. destinations served by the port include the island of Crete, the Cyclades Islands, the Dodecanese Islands, the eastern parts of Greece and parts of the northern and eastern Aegean Sea.


Porto Heli Guide

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.


Piraeus to Porto Heli Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 10:00 13:10 3 hours 10 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 18:00 21:30 3 hours 30 minutes Everyday

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