Access To Spetses Island

There are two ways to reach the island of Spetses, either by sea from the Port of Pireaus or by driving through the Peloponnese and then catching a taxi-boat or Caiche from the small port of Kostas opposite Spetses.

From the port of Pireaus, there are daily hydrofoil and Catamaran service to Spetses, which takes between two and two and half hours, depending on the number of stops it makes to the other ports en route. You can choose and book your tickets through www.hellenicseaways.gr and further information can be obtained from the Hellenic Seaways:

Piraeus tel: 210 4199000 & Spetses tel: 22980 731 42


  • If you come by road, through mainland Greece and Northern Peloponnese, the route is towards the Corinth Canal on the main motorway. From the Corinth canal you follow signs towards Ancient Epidauros, Koliaki, Traxeia, Kranidi, Porto Heli and Kosta.

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  • If you are coming from central and southern Peloponnesse, the route is through Tripoli and Naplion, after which you follow the road towards Ligourio, Traxeia, Traxeia, Kranidi, Porto Heli and Kosta.

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At Kosta there are two pay car parks where you can securely leave your car.

From Kostas, which is only 1.5 nautical miles from the port of Spetses, there are three ways to get to the island:

  1. By sea-taxi, which takes up to 8 persons per taxi. Bookings can be made directly by calling: 22980 72072 - The sea-taxis operate 24 hours, 7 days a week.

  2. By Ferry Boat which departs from Kostas to Spetses daily at the following times:

    from Kostas to Spetses departure times are: 08.10, 10.30, 13.30 and 17.00:
    From Spetses to Kostas departure times are:07.20, 10.00, 13.30 και 16.30

    You can check the schedules at the following site

    NOTE: All private cars are forbidden in Spetses. Only bicycles, mopeds and motorbikes are allowed.

  3. And finally, by caiche, which operates only during the summer months and departs from Kostas and Spetses as soon as the caiche is full of passengers. Their schedule continues until early evening.


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