Getting to Patras Port

There is an outstanding road network providing easy access to Pireus and Athens, while there are regular passenger ferry services to Greek and Italian destinations. The railway network also provides a direct connection to Athens and other Greek cities and towns.

Patras Port by Car

Although positioned right on western Greece's northwestern edge, Patras can easily be reached by car from the Greek capital. The 8A highway leads directly to Patras from Athens, a drive of 209kms/130miles taking about two to three hours.

Patras by Bus

The bus station in Patras is situated almost next to the ferry terminal at Patras Port and from here frequent buses (every 45-60 minutes) follow routes to and from Athens. There's not much too this terminal so don't expect anything comfortable. The duration of the trip is approximately three hours. There are also buses available following routes from Patras to other main Greek cities and the ancient Olympia.

Patras port by Railway

Patras' railway station is positioned close to bus terminal and the port. There are five to six daily services to and from Athens and also to the renowned Olympia. The duration of the trip to Athens is about four hours. Trains also follow routes to Kalamata in the south of Greece.

Parking at Patras Port

Short-duration and long-duration car parking spaces are available in the port's car park at the port. Physically disabled drivers will find designated parking spaces. It is also possible to park your car for a short duration on the principal road behind the port.

Patras Port Map