How to get to Poros?

Poros is a lovely destination that is quick and easy to access by ferry from the port of Piraeus, as well as the nearby areas of Methana and Galatas!

Below, you will find all the needed information to travel to Poros!
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In brief, Poros has a simple port and is within a brief distance from Athens.
Also, Poros is connected to the Peloponnesian shores of Galatas and the island of Methana with a small ferry.

It is recommended that you get informed about the local transportation options before arriving in Poros in order to organize your hotel transfers and explore every spot of interest with ease!

Ferry

From Athens, Aegina, Hydra, Spetses, and the Peloponnese

There are frequent ferry and hydrofoil itineraries from Piraeus Port to Poros, whereas other ferries visiting Poros are also available throughout the year.
Daily routes connect Poros Port to Piraeus, along with the islands of Aegina, Hydra, and Spetses!
Also, there are ferries that link Poros to areas of the Peloponnese, including Porto Heli, Ermioni, Methana, and everyday trips to the nearby coast of Galatas! Galatas connects to Poros within 10 minutes and itineraries are very frequent, as ferries depart almost every half an hour!
Poros is a very popular island, especially amongst Athenian residents, given its proximity to Attica.
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Island-hopping

From Athens, Hydra, and Aegina

There are a handful of island-hopping packages with a stop at Poros, including a one-day cruise to Hydra, Aegina, and Poros organized by Greeka. We can also organize a tailor-made package according to your needs!
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Car

You may reach Poros by car from the area of Galatas in the Peloponnese. Traveling from Athens, drive through the Greek National Road Athens - Corinth. Then, after the Corinth Canal, follow the route 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 do not have your own vehicle, it is an excellent idea to hire one for your sightseeing trips!
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Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I travel there from abroad?

There is no airport in Poros, so the best way to reach it from abroad by plane is by stopping at the airport of Athens and embarking on a ferry from Piraeus or Galatas.

How can I travel there from Athens?

You can take a ferry from the main port of Athens, the Port of Piraeus, or drive to the Peloponnese and hop on a ferry from there. There are daily vessels to Poros all year round.

How can I travel there from other islands?

Poros is linked to most islands of the Saronic Gulf, namely Aegina, Hydra, and Spetses. However, you cannot directly reach Poros from the islands of the Aegean, the Ionian, or the Dodecanese. It is recommended that you first reach Piraeus Port by ferry, then use your car or a ferry to arrive in Poros.
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