Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Athens (Piraeus) and Aegina operate throughout the year with up to around 35 daily crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules

Athens (port of Piraeus) Aegina Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 06:30 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 58m Price range: 10.50 € - 19.00 €
Aegina Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:00 Last trip: 20:50 Average duration: 58m Price range: 10.50 € - 19.00 €
Ferry companies AEGEAN FLYING DOLPHINS BLUE STAR FERRIES SAN LORENZO FERRIES SARONIC FERRIES SARONIC  FERRIES

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 6 ferry companies: Anes Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Aegean Flying Dolphins, Magic Sea Ferries, San Lorenzo Ferries, 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 around 35 times a day, throughout the year.

The earliesferry departs from Piraeus at around 06:30, arriving at the port of Aegina at 07:10. The last departure is usually scheduled at 20:00, and the ferry arrives in Aegina at 21:10. 

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

Athens - Aegina ferry prices usually range between €10.50 and €19 for a single ticket. The final ticket cost depends on the type of vessel (conventional or high-speed), discounts, offers, and vehicle selection.

Offers

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.

Current offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.

Discounts

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 30-40 min to about 1.5 hr. 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 30 min to reach the port of Agia Marina in Aegina.

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), while the distance from Piraeus to Souvala and Agia Marina ports is about 13 nautical miles (24 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, which is about a 5 min walk from the station. 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 FerriesSaronic Ferries and San Lorenzo Ferries conventional ferries traveling from Athens (Piraeus) to Aegina, but not on Blue Star Ferries, Magic Sea Ferries and Aegean Flying Dolphins high-speed ferries.

Vehicle ticket prices to Aegina usually start at €5.5 for motorcycles and €24 for cars.

Ferry luggage

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.

Cabins

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.

Pet travel

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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