Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?
Yes, there are at least 15 daily ferry crossings from the port of Piraeus to Aegina year-round. Ferry routes to Aegina are usually operated by 4 ferry companies: Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Saronic Ferries and Aegean Flying Dolphins.
You can check real-time data for ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina on our fare search engine.
Am I allowed to travel to Aegina from Athens?
Yes, you can travel from Athens to Aegina by ferry at the moment. However, travel guidelines may change. So, make sure to check the latest updates on COVID-19 and ferry traveling in Greece before your trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina
The ferry connection between Piraeus and Aegina is daily all year long. The Athens (Piraeus) - Aegina ferries run 15 daily ferry crossings throughout the year.
The earliest ferry departs from Piraeus around 07:20, arriving at Aegina port at 08:00. The latest departure can be from 20:30 to 21:20, depending on the season and the ferry itinerary.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?
The Athens - Aegina ferry price varies between €8 and €14. The average ferry ticket cost for a single passenger is €10. However, ferry ticket prices get higher or lower depending on reductions, offers, seat type and cabin 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 ferry prices for this route and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
Traveling from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:
- Children from 5 to 10 years old
- Permanent residents of islands (holders of Unique Islander Number)
- Students of Greek Public Universities
- People with disabilities and their accompanying persons
Note: infants and children up to 3 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.
Ferry Routes Info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?
The Athens to Aegina ferry time is usually 40 min to 1 hr 15 min. The duration of the trip to Aegina depends mainly 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 fast ferry from Athens to Aegina as many companies run the route throughout the year. The duration of the trip with the high-speed ferry to Aegina is about 40 min.
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 28km).
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, so we recommend that you arrive at least 1 hr 30 min before departure.
- Aegina is a popular destination for Athens weekend breaks. We recommend booking your accommodation and ferry tickets well in advance, especially if you plan to travel with your car.
- Ticket prices for vehicles on the ferry to Aegina start at €7 for motorcycles and €24 for cars.
- There are 3 ports in Aegina: the port of the town of Aegina, Agia Marina and Souvala. Make sure that you check the port of arrival before your booking.
- 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 itinerary on Ferryhopper.
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 15km south of the city center of Athens and 45km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos.
You can get to the port of Piraeus by car, taxi, as well as public transport, including bus, metro and suburban railway.
Ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina usually depart from Gate E8. However, we recommend you always check your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information on departure gates, as they can change.
Can I travel on the Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina ferry with a car?
Yes, you can travel with a vehicle on the majority of the ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina. Both conventional and high-speed ferries provide the service of vehicle transfer.
The ferry prices range between €24 and €50, depending on the type of car, the ferry company as well as the season.
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 luggage up to 50kg to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.
Due to the short duration of the journey from the port of Piraeus to Aegina, there is no cabin option. However, there is onboarding seating available for a more comfortable crossing.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Aegina from Athens, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
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