Alpha Lines ferry schedules to the Saronic Gulf for 2024

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If you've been dreaming of soaking up the sun while island-hopping in the Saronic Gulf, 2024 is the year to make it happen! Alpha Lines has recently announced its ferry schedules for 2024, promising you seamless ferry connections between the bustling port of Piraeus and the picturesque islands of Hydra, Poros, and Spetses.

Ferries and boats docked at the port of Poros, Saronic Gulf, Greece

The port of the scenic island of Poros 

Exploring the Saronic Gulf with Alpha Lines: all available ferry schedules for 2024

Situated just a stone's throw away from Athens, the port of Piraeus serves as the gateway to the Greek islands, including the gems scattered across the Saronic Gulf. Thanks to Alpha Lines' ferry schedules available from mid-March 2024, you can reach those island paradises in about 2 hours

Whether you're a seasoned traveler or embarking on your first Greek island adventure such as island hopping to the Saronic Gulf, you can find all Alpha Lines ferry schedules connecting the port of Piraeus to Hydra, Spetses, or Poros here:

  • Piraeus - Hydra ferry: Alpha Lines' high-speed ferry, Speedcat I usually leaves the port of Piraeus at around 09:30 and reaches the island of Hydra at 11:20. There are up to 2 daily ferry crossings from March to October and the trip lasts about 1-2 hours. Alpha Lines' ferry tickets to Hydra start at €36.
  • Piraeus - Poros ferry: there are normally up to 5 weekly ferry crossings between Piraeus and Poros. From March to May, the earliest ferry to Poros leaves at 09:30 arriving at 10:40, with tickets starting at €32. During the summer months, Alpha Lines ferries depart from Piraeus at 14:40, reaching the port of Poros at 15:50. The ticket price for a single ferry ticket is €34.
  • Piraeus - Spetses ferry: ferries to Spetses usually depart from Piraeus at 09:30 and arrive at around 11:30-12:00 with tickets starting at €48.
  • Poros - Hydra ferry: the Poros - Hydra ferry trip lasts about 30 minutes and ferries depart daily at 16:00. The Poros to Hydra ferry ticket price is around €20.
  • Poros - Spetses ferry: there is at least 1 daily crossing to Spetses from Poros (from mid-March to late-October 2024). The ferry leaves the port of Poros at around 16:00 and reaches the island of Spetses at 17:10. The price for a single ferry ticket is around €24.
  • Hydra - Spetses ferry: there are daily ferry connections between Hydra and Spetses. The earliest ferry usually departs from Hydra at around 11:00-11:30, arriving in Spetses 30 minutes later. The ferry tickets start at €16.

Fishing boats anchored in the small harbor of Spetses, Saronic Gulf, Greece

Fishing boats anchored at the small port of Spetses at sunset

Offers and discounts with Alpha Lines in 2024

Did you know that you can get a 20% discount on your return tickets with Alpha Lines in 2024? Now you know! All you have to do is book your return ferry tickets to the islands of the Saronic Gulf in a single booking and voilà! You get your tickets at 20% οff! The discount applies automatically to the return ticket.

You can also get a discount of up to 50% on your ferry tickets for the following categories:

  • Children (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • Students of Greek universities
  • Permanent residents of islands 
  • Large families (a Greek certificate is required)
  • People with disabilities and their companion

Tip: toddlers and children up to 5 years old travel for free.

Alpha Lines' catamaran, Speed Cat I preparing to depart from Piraeus in Athens, Greece

The catamaran "Speed Cat I" leaving the port of Piraeus on a sunny day

So, whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure, Ferryhopper makes booking your ferry tickets a breeze. Find all up-to-date ferry schedules for 2024, as well as Alpha Lines ferry offers online on Ferryhopper. With daily ferry connections from Piraeus to Hydra, Poros, and Spetses, your island-hopping dreams are just a click away! 🚢✨

Check our Map of ferries to better organize your ferry trip, plan your itinerary, and book cheap ferry tickets on Ferryhopper today! You can also find more inspiration, travel tips, and ideas about the top day trips from Athens to nearby islands.

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