Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?
Yes, there are many daily ferry crossings from the port of Piraeus to Aegina all year round. The Athens - Aegina connection is usually operated by 4 ferry companies: Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Aegean Flying Dolphins, and Saronic Ferries.
You can check real-time data for ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina on Ferryhopper.
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina
The ferry connection between Piraeus and Aegina is served daily all year long. Athens (Piraeus) - Aegina ferries run up to 30 times a day, throughout the year.
The first ferry departs from Piraeus around 06:30, arriving at the port of Aegina at 07:10. The last departure is usually scheduled at 19:30, and the ferry arrives in Aegina at 20:10.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?
Athens - Aegina ferry prices range between approximately €9 and €19 for a single ticket. The final ticket cost depends on the type of vessel (conventional or high-speed), discounts, offers, seat type, and vehicle selection.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Aegina from Athens (Piraeus). Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices, and book your ferry tickets in just a few steps.
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Traveling from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina by ferry is easy and comfortable, and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to certain passenger categories, such as:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students (Greek public universities and ISIC card holders)
- European Youth Card holders
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and toddlers up to 4 years normally travel for free. Keep in mind that available discounts may vary from one ferry company to another.
Ferry Routes Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?
The ferry trip from Athens to Aegina normally takes 40 min to 1 hr 15 min. The duration of the trip mainly depends on the type of vessel and the ferry company.
Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables can change. Therefore, make sure to check your departure time before the trip. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Athens to Aegina all year round. The fastest ferry to Aegina takes about 40 min to reach the island.
What’s the distance between Athens and Aegina?
The distance between the port of Piraeus and the port of Aegina is 15 nautical miles (approximately 28 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Aegina from Athens
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina:
- The port of Piraeus can get quite busy in the summer months, so we recommend arriving there at least 1.5 hr before departure.
- Aegina is a popular destination for weekend breaks from Athens. We recommend booking your accommodation and ferry tickets well in advance, especially if you plan to travel with a vehicle.
- There are 3 ports in Aegina: the port of Aegina town, Agia Marina and Souvala. Make sure to choose the one that suits you best when booking your ferry tickets
- Aegina is connected by ferry to more islands in the Saronic Gulf, such as Agistri, Poros and Hydra. Check your island-hopping options and plan your trip on our Map of ferries.
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina
You can get from Athens to Aegina by ferry from the port of Piraeus. It is located approximately 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos.
You can get to the port of Piraeus by car, taxi, as well as public transport, including metro, bus, and suburban railway.
Ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina usually depart from Gate E8. However, as the departure gate might change, we recommend checking your booking details and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.
Can I travel on the Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina ferry with a car?
Yes, you can normally travel with a vehicle on Anes Ferries, Saronic Ferries and San Lorenzo Ferries conventional ferries traveling from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina, but not on Blue Star Ferries and Aegean Flying Dolphins high-speed ferries.
Vehicle ticket prices to Aegina start at €5.50 for motorcycles and €24 for cars.
Greek ferry companies are usually quite flexible regarding luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry to Aegina.
Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don't carry more than 50 kg of luggage, to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
As the ferry journey from the port of Piraeus to Aegina is quite short, there are no cabins available. However, you can book airplane-type numbered seats to travel more comfortably.
You can travel with your pet to Aegina at no extra cost. Bear in mind that each ferry company has its own pet policy.
Make sure to carry all necessary pet health certificates, tickets and any supplies you may need for your trip. Also, remember to register your pet when booking your ferry tickets.
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