How to get to Poros?

Travel to Poros island, Greece: Poros is a lovely island, which is easily accessible from Athens and some locations on the eastern coast of Peloponnese. On this page, you will find out in which ways you can reach this wonderful destination!
Don't forget to get informed about the local transportation options you have, in order to organize your transfer to your hotel and explore each and every spot of Poros easily!


Ferries and hydrofoils depart frequently from Piraeus port in Athens for Poros. The difference between them is that ferries are large vessels that can transfer both passengers and vehicles, while hydrofoils are actually small speed boats only for carrying passengers. Moreover, a ferry takes you to Poros in 3 hours, while hydrofoils transfer you to the island within an hour.
Apart from Athens, there is a ferry connection between Poros and some islands of the Saronic Gulf, like Aegina and Spetses.
You can also reach Poros from Galatas, a small port in Peloponnese. The ferry from Galatas transfers you to Poros within 10 minutes and the itineraries are very frequent, as ferries depart almost every 30 minutes.
> View ferry connections to Poros or Book online your ferry tickets to Poros!


You can easily reach Poros by car from Galatas in Peloponnese. If you travel from Athens, you need to drive through the Greek National Road Athens - Corinth. After the Corinth Canal, you need to follow the route with direction to Epidaurus and you will see the signs that guide you to Galatas. From the port of Galatas, you can embark with your car on a ferry that transfers you to Poros within 10 minutes.
In case you don't have your own vehicle, it is an excellent idea to hire one for your sightseeing trips!
> Rent your car to Poros from Athens!



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