How do I get from Athens to Hydra?
There is a regular ferry connection between Hydra and Athens. Ferries depart from Piraeus port daily, almost 5 times per day. The trip lasts approximately 2 hours and the route is carried out by a high-speed vessel. Hydra is also connected by ferry with Poros, Spetses and the eastern part of the coast of Peloponnese.
How do you get to Hydra from UK to Greece?
There are 10 ways to get from London to Hydra (Station) by plane, train, ferry, bus, bus and ferry or night train
- Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Athens (ATH) LHR – ATH.
- Take the train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus.
- Take the ferry from Piraeus to Hydra.
Is Hydra Greece expensive?
Hydra is slightly more expensive compared to the other islands of the Saronic gulfs like Egina, Spetses, Salamina and Poros. The reason why prices are slightly higher is its level of popularity and the fact that it is still an island visited by famous and important people.
Is there a ferry from Hydra to Santorini?
No, there is no direct ferry from Hydra (Station) to Santorini (Station). However, there are services departing from Hydra and arriving at Santorini via Piraeus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 16m.
How much time do you need in Hydra?
The best period to visit Hydra is spring (especially Easter), as the beaches of the island are for sure not Hydra’s trump card, so one week is maybe a little too long. 3 days should be enough in order to get the spirit of the island.
How do I get the Hydra ferry?
The best way to get to Hydra is by ferry from the port of Piraeus in Athens. There are daily routes all year round, and the journey duration is 2.5 hours on average. You can also catch a ferry from mainland Greece at the ports of Ermioni and Porto Cheli during the summer season.
How long is the ferry from Piraeus to Hydra?
The trip duration from Piraeus to Hydra is between 1h 35m – 1h 50m. With Blue Star Ferries which is the fastest ferry company on this route you can arrive in 1h 35m. On this route, you can find both direct trips and those with stops at other islands. Typically, these stops will be Poros.