Spetses
Athens (Piraeus)
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Spetses Athens (Piraeus) Ferry

The Spetses Athens (Piraeus) ferry route connects Saronic Islands with Athens and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Hellenic Seaways service runs up to 5 times per day with a sailing duration of around 2 hours 20 minutes while the Alpha Lines service runs up to 13 times per week with a duration from 1 hour 55 minutes.

So that’s a combined 48 sailings on offer per week on the Spetses Athens (Piraeus) route between Saronic Islands and Athens. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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Spetses - Athens (Piraeus) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways
Average Price £119*
Average Daily Sailings 5
Average Weekly Sailings 37
Average Sailing Duration 2h 33m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 50m
First Ferry 06:10
Last Ferry 20:45
Distance 47 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Spetses to Piraeus?

    The ferry crossing time from Spetses to Piraeus is approximately 2h 07m. 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 Spetses to Piraeus?

    Spetses to Piraeus ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Spetses to Piraeus is £91. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Spetses to Piraeus?

    There are 2 popular ferry operators for Spetses to Piraeus. These are
    • Hellenic Seaways
    • Alpha Lines
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Spetses to Piraeus?

    Book ferries from Spetses to Piraeus 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 Spetses to Piraeus?

    Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Spetses to Piraeus with
    • Hellenic Seaways
    • Alpha Lines
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Spetses to Piraeus?

    No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Spetses to Piraeus?

    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 Piraeus from Spetses?

    The distance between Spetses to Piraeus is approximately 47 nautical Miles.

Spetses Athens (Piraeus) 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 

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Spetses Guide

The Greek island of Spetses is one of the Saronic group of islands. Its ancient name was Pityonissos and Pityousa from the ancient Greek word for tree, "Pitys". The Venetians brought the name Spetses with them as they used to call the island "Isola di Spezzie" which means the island of aromas (spices). The largest town on the island is also called Spetses and is quite unusual in that private vehicles are not allowed within the town's boundary. As a result, people who live there or visit, have no choice but to walk or take a horse-drawn carriage. Motorcycles and bicycles are permitted.

The closest beaches to the town are Agios Mamas, in the centre of the town, and Kaiki beach which is around 1 km to the north west and Agia Marina which is 2 km to the south. For beaches further from the town, such as Zogeria, Agioi Anargiroi and Agia Paraskevi, there are public buses that can be taken.

In the Medieval times, the island flourished with trade and the locals constructed elegant mansions that survive to this day. Spetses is also a popular weekend destination due to its proximity to Athens.


Athens (Piraeus) Guide

The Greek city and port of Piraeus is one of the largest ports in the whole of the Mediterranean, and the third largest in the world, and has become a major hub for the ferry network that spans the Aegean Sea. Piraeus is an important city in its own right despite the fact that it is frequently considered to be a suburb of Athens, the Greek capital, which is only a very short distance away. Despite its proximity to Athens, Piraeus' waterfront has its own distinct appearance and visitors will see that the most appealing parts of the city are located around its eastern quarter, alongside both Mikrolimano Harbour and Zea Marina. A popular event in Piraeus is the Ecocinema International Film Festival which is held annually in late February and is where a number of films are screened at the Atticon Cinema and the Cineac Cinema, which are both located in the city's Town Hall Square.

Full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, the waterfront district was greatly redeveloped in time for the Athens Olympics and as a result a new harbour front promenade was created that is lined with trees and passes the medieval city walls. The walls serve as a reminder and as an insight into the city's rich past.


Spetses to Piraeus Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 08/04/2024 and 14/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 06:10 09:20 3 hours 10 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 13:50 16:45 2 hours 55 minutes Thu
Hellenic Seaways 14:20 17:30 3 hours 10 minutes Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Alpha Lines 15:15 17:50 2 hours 35 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 15:45 18:20 2 hours 35 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 16:30 19:40 3 hours 10 minutes Mon

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