Beautiful church by the port of Aegina at sunset

Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Aegina by ferry

There are at least 15 daily crossings from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina throughout the year. Normally, there are 4 ferry companies servicing this route and tickets start at €8. Find the latest information about this route in our ferry guide.

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Aegina*

Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?

You can catch a ferry from Athens to Aegina throughout the year. There are at least 15 daily ferry crossings from the port of Piraeus in Athens to Aegina, serviced by standard vessels and high-speed ferries. A total of 4 ferry companies usually operate on this route: Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Saronic Ferries and Aegean Flying Dolphins.

How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?

The Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina ferry duration ranges from 40 min to 1 hr 15 min. The travel time varies depending on the type of vessel.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?

Yes, you can get from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina with a high-speed ferry. The fastest ferry to Aegina makes the crossing in approximately 40 min. There is no car deck on the fast ferries from Piraeus to Aegina.

How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?

The Athens (Piraeus) - Aegina ferry price ranges from approximately €8 to €14. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, as well as seat and vessel type.

What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?

There are at least 15 daily ferry crossings from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina year round. Ferries to Aegina normally depart from the port of Piraeus every 30-60 min. The earliest ferry departs from Piraeus at 07:00 and arrives in Aegina around 08:00, while the latest scheduled trip to Aegina from Athens is usually at 21:00, arriving around 22:00. Normally, crossings to Aegina are more frequent from June to September.

Good to know: ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season and the weather conditions. Find the latest information and check real-time data for ferries from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina on our fare search engine.

What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Aegina?

The distance between the port of Piraeus and Aegina is 15 nautical miles (approximately 28km).

Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?

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Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina?

You can easily book cheap Athens (Piraeus) - Aegina ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no extra cost. Find information about available routes on Ferryhopper’s Map of ferries, compare ferry companies and itineraries and book ferry tickets from Athens to Aegina in just 4 clicks!

The main port of Aegina

Fishing boats and ferries at the port of Aegina

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina

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’re planning to travel with your car.
  • Ticket prices for vehicles on the ferry to Aegina start at €8 for motorcycles and €25 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 prior to 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 catch the ferry to Aegina from the port of Piraeus in Athens. The port of Piraeus 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 normally depart from Gate E8. Ferryhopper suggests that you always check your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information on departure gates, as they can change.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to 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.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. 

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.

Cabins

Due to the short journey duration from the port of Piraeus to Aegina, there is no cabin option. For a more comfortable crossing, we recommend that you book a numbered seat.

Daily ferries from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Aegina