Aegina is an ideal getaway at a stone’s throw from Athens

There is nothing easier than getting from Athens to the island of Aegina in the Saronic Gulf. Piraeus is the closest port to Aegina and the airport of Athens is the closest airport to Piraeus. The trip from the airport will take between 60 and 90 minutes, from Piraeus to Aegina by Flying Dolphin takes 40 minutes, the regular ferry takes around 75 minutes. So within three hours after collecting your bags at the airport, you could be having an ouzo on Aegina’s seafront!

Aegina town is the main point of entrance (by boat) where most hotels, restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops are located. Aegina town is located at the northwestern part of the island. Other small towns also exist around the island, such as Perdika (southwest), Souvala (northeast) and Agia Marina (east).

How to get to Aegina island from Athens