Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros?
Usually, there are at least 6 ferry crossings per day from Piraeus to Poros during the high season. The ferry companies that operate on this connection are Blue Star Ferries, Saronic Ferries, Alpha Lines, and Aegeon Pelagos.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Athens (Piraeus) - Poros crossing on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros?
Yes, traveling from Piraeus to Poros is possible. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Greece and get ready for your trip!
What’s the ferry schedule from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros?
During the high season there are multiple daily ferry crossings on the Piraeus - Poros route.
The earliest ferry usually departs from Piraeus at 08:00 and arrives in Poros at 08:55, while the latest scheduled trip to Poros from Piraeus is at 21:30.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros?
The cost of a Piraeus - Poros ferry ticket varies between €15.50 and €43.50. The final ticket price depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, seat type, or the ferry company.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Poros from Piraeus. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
For more info, have a look at our relevant blog post about cheap Greek ferry deals.
Traveling from Athens to Poros 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 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 4 years travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.
Ferry route info
How long is the ferry ride from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros?
The ferry journey from Piraeus to Poros lasts from approximately 1 to 2.5 hours. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros?
Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Athens to Poros. The fastest ferry to Poros makes the trip in 55 min.
What’s the distance between Athens (Piraeus) and Poros?
The island of Poros is located about 28 nautical miles (52km) south of Piraeus.
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Poros from Athens (Piraeus)
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros:
- As the port of Piraeus gets quite busy in summer, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least 1 hour before departure to avoid delays.
- Summer ferry rides can be bumpy. There is nothing to worry about, but if you feel seasick you can ask the ferry crew for some aspirin or carry with you anti-nausea pills.
- Weather conditions might affect the time of departure. You can see any changes through our Ferryhopper App.
- Poros is an ideal starting point for island hopping in the Saronic Gulf. Check out our Map of ferries to see all available ferry connections between Poros and Agistri, Aegina, Hydra, and Spetses.
Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros
You can catch the ferry to Poros 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 to Poros normally depart from Piraeus Port Gate E8, which is about a 7-minute walk from the train station in Piraeus. However, departure gates may change, so we recommend checking your ticket and the electronic display boards located at the port for more information.
Can I travel on the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros with a car?
Most routes between Piraeus and Poros are operated by high-speed vessels that don’t have a car deck for the transfer of vehicles. However, you will also find a few conventional ferries operating on this route. In this case, you’ll be able to embark your vehicle.
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 from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros.
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.
High-speed ferries do not have cabins, but they have numbered seats.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Poros from Piraeus, 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.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Athens (Piraeus) to Poros?
You can easily book Poros ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Poros from Piraeus with just a few clicks.