There is no airport in Hydra. The closest is the airport of Athens that receives domestic and international ferries all year round. From the airport of Athens, visitors can go to the port of Piraeus and take the ferry to Hydra. Ferries to the island depart very frequently, about 5-6 times per day, and the trip takes 2 hours.
Travel to Hydra
Travel to Hydra island, Greece: The only way to travel to Hydra is by ferry. Here is travel information about the nearest airport and flights, ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide, and information about our travel services.
There are daily ferries to Hydra from the port of Piraeus, the largest port of Athens. These ferries are hydrofoils, which means that they are small in size, speed boats and take only passengers. The ferry trip from Piraeus to Hydra takes about 2 hours. These ferries also connect Hydra to other islands of the Saronic Gulf, such as Poros and Spetses. At the port of Hydra, you can also find water taxis that go to the opposite mainland coast of Peloponnese or close islands.
Useful numbers in Hydra: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more