There are 2 ways to get from Athens to Hydra by ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Hydra

$21 - $28

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Ermioni
  2. Take the ferry from Ermioni to Hydra

$23 - $33

Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Hydra is 73 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Hydra without a car is to ferry which takes 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Athens to Hydra, including transfers.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Hydra. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Hydra.
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Hydra, Greece?

Hellenic Seaways operates a ferry from Athens to Hydra every 3 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h.

Bus operators
KTEL Argolidas
Phone
(+30) 27520 27423
Email
info@ktelargolida.gr
Website
ktelargolida.gr
Bus from Athens to Ermioni
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ktelargolida.gr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Hydra
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$19 - $26
Business
$24
Ferry from Ermioni to Hydra
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$6 - $9
Business
$7

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