Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Methana

Tickets, Prices, Schedules & Times

Discover the peninsula of Methana from Piraeus by ferry! Browse all ferry connections on Ferryhopper, compare fares, schedules and companies, and book your ferry tickets to the Saronic Gulf online!

Ferry schedules from Athens (port of Piraeus) to Methana

Athens (port of Piraeus) Methana Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 10:00 Last trip: 16:30 Average duration: 1h 40m Price range: 14.80 € - 21.00 €
Methana Athens (port of Piraeus) Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 15:00 Last trip: 18:00 Average duration: 1h 50m Price range: 14.80 € - 21.00 €

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

Yes, there are direct ferries from the port of Piraeus to Methana throughout the year. The ferry route is operated by 2 ferry companies: Blue Star Ferries and Saronic Ferries.

As ferry schedules are subject to change, you can find all available connections in real time and book your ferry tickets to Methana on Ferryhopper!

Am I allowed to travel from Athens to Methana?

Yes, traveling from Athens to Methana by ferry is allowed. Take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Greece, and get ready for your trip.

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

Athens (Piraeus) - Methana ferries depart around 1-3 times per week. Ferry frequency and availability may vary depending on the season, however.

The earliest ferry to Methana usually departs at 10:00 in the morning, arriving at noon. The last departure from Piraeus is normally scheduled for 16:30, with the ferry arriving in Methana just before 18:00.

Ferry Route Info

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

The ferry ride to Methana from Piraeus lasts around 1.5-2 hr, depending on the vessel and operator you’re traveling with.

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

Yes, there are high-speed ferries operating on the Athens - Methana route. The fastest crossing to Methana lasts around 1 hr 20 min.

What’s the distance between Athens and Methana?

The distance between the port of Piraeus in Athens and Methana is approximately 24 nautical miles (about 44 km).

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

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

Standard tickets for the Athens - Methana ferry route usually range from €15 to €21 per passenger. The final cost may be higher or lower depending on the available discounts and offers, as well as vehicle selection.


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For your ferry trip from Athens (Piraeus) to Methana, you can take advantage of special discounts, depending on the sailing you’ve chosen. Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount tickets are:

  • Toddlers
  • Children
  • Students of Greek public universities
  • Large families
  • Greek army personnel
  • People with disabilities

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Methana from Athens

Below, you can find some useful travel tips for your trip to Methana:

  • As Piraeus is the busiest port in Greece, make sure to arrive at least 1.5 hr in advance to avoid overcrowding and delays, especially if you’re bringing along your vehicle.
  • Methana is a fantastic destination for discovering the thrill of volcanic holidays in Greece
  • If you wish to resume your ferry adventure elsewhere, hop on our Map of ferries and browse routes to the neighboring Saronic Islands (Aegina or Poros, for example).
  • As you start planning your holidays, make sure to check out our detailed Methana travel guide!

Where to take the ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Methana

You can smoothly get from Athens to Methana by ferry from the port of Piraeus. It is located about 15 km south of the city center of Athens and 45 km from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos.

You can easily get there by car, taxi or public transport (bus, metro and suburban railway).

Can I travel on the Athens (Piraeus) to Methana ferry with a car?

Yes, there are conventional ferries on the ferry route to Methana that allow the transport of vehicles. Make sure to book your vehicle tickets early in advance, especially during the high season.

Ferry luggage

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 Methana. 

Tip: each ferry company has its different baggage allowance policies. We recommend carrying luggage up to 50 kg to avoid any potential delays.


With the ferry duration being 2 hr at most, there are no available cabins on the Athens - Methana ferries. Alternatively, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

Yes, pets are allowed on the ferries to Methana. Whether you’re traveling by Blue Star Ferries or Saronic Ferries, make sure to bring along any necessary documents, certificates and pet supplies for a pleasant trip with your little companion!

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

On Ferryhopper, you can book cheap ferry tickets to Methana from Athens (Piraeus) easily and quickly. Find the crossing that suits you best in real-time and plan your ferry trip to Methana and its neighboring Saronic Islands hassle-free!