Travel to Poros island, Greece: Most visitors travel to Poros by ferry from Athens. There is also the port of Galatas, just opposite Poros Town, that also serves ferries to the island. Here are travel information about the nearest airport and flights, ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide and information about our travel services.
There is no airport in Poros. The closest is the airport of Athens that receives domestic and international ferries all year round. From Athens airport or city centre, visitors can go to the port of Piraeus and take the ferry to Poros. These ferries depart almost every hour and also connect Poros with other ports in the Saronic Gulf, such as Methana, Ermioni and Spetses.
Ferries to Poros depart from the port of Piraeus, the main port of Athens. There are both normal ferries and hydrofoils to the island. Normal ferries operate once per day, take both passengers and vehicles and make the trip in 3 hours. Hydrofoils take only passegers, depart for Poros almost every hour and make the trip in 1 hour. These ferries also connect Poros to other islands, like Aegina and Spetses.
Moreover, there are very frequent ferries (every 15 min) from the port of Galatas, the mainland town in Peloponnese geographically located just opposite Poros Town. The ferry from Galatas to Poros works all year round, it takes 10 min to do the ride and tickets can be bought on the spot.
In this section, you will find travel services in Poros so that you organize your trip in the best way. Have a look at the hotels we suggest and find the perfect place to stay. We also provide you an online engine to book your ferry tickets to Poros. If you do not want to get into all these details, ask us to arrange your vacation to this beautiful Greek island.
Useful numbers in Poros: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums and more
Download a pdf guide of Poros with information about all things to see and do.