Ferry to Patras

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Explore Patras' historical sites, vibrant atmosphere and nearby wonders. Book your ferry to Patras in advance and set sail for an unforgettable Greek escape!

All year round there are frequent arrivals/departures to Patras from/to the Italian ports (Brindisi, Bari, Ancona, Venice), and from/to the Ionian islands of Kefalonia and Ithaca.

The ports of Patras

Southern passenger new port: is considered as the Greek gate to Europe due to connections with Italian ports!

  • Destinations from/to Patras southern passenger port (International): Italy routes as Brindisi, Bari, Ancona and Venice
  • Local buses connect Patras central bus station with the south port

Northern passenger old port: very near to Train and Bus Terminal and connect Patras with Kefalonia and Ithaca islands.

How to get to Patras ferry port

How to access the south port of Patras by car

  • Driving from Athens: Exit Patras highway ring road at the Glafkou exit (Patras exit - C), and follow the street Leof. Glafkou - Port Gate A
  • Driving from Olympia - Pyrgos: Exit Patras highway ring road at the Ovria exit (Patras exit - D), and follow the streets Andr. Papandreou - Akti Dymeon - Port Gate A

How to access the port of Patras by public transportation

  • Train to Patras: The journey lasts about 3,5-4 hours. The train terminal in Athens is called "Larissa Train Station". A one-way ticket costs approx. 17 Euro
  • Timetable

How to reach “Larissa Train Station” from Athens city center

  • Metro: from Omonia, Syntagma and Koukaki stations (Line 2, the red one)
  • Taxi: This will cost approx. 10 euro
  • Yellow Electric bus: Take the yellow electric bus Nr. 1 to Larissa Train Station
  • Bus to Patras: The best and fastest way to travel from Athens to Patras is by public bus. There is a frequent bus service from Athens to Patras (departures approx. every half an hour)
  • Timetable Athens-Patras
  • KTEL Terminal in Athens: Kifissos Terminal in Kifissou street, Phone: +30 2105136185.

How to reach Kifissos Terminal from Athens city center

  • Taxi: This will cost approximately 10 Euro
  • By public bus: Take the local bus 051 from Zinonos and Menandrou Str., near Omonia square. Departures every 20 min. from 5 a.m to midnight

How to reach Kifissos Terminal from Athens International Airport

  • You can get the direct bus number X93 in order to reach Kifissos station. The bus operates 24 hours / 7 days per week and the service runs about every 30 minutes. The route lasts about one hour.

How to access Patras harbor by Taxi

  • Book now the most reliable transportations from Athens airport to Patras with a sedan Taxi, Minivan or a Minibus.
  • A taxi will normally take about 3 hours to drive from Athens to Patras port and the distance is about 220 km. Best is to reserve online the taxi drive from Athens to the port of Patras.
  • Ask in advance the taxi drivers for a pre-fixed price of the ride from Athens to Patras port or vice versa.

Note: All above information for Patras was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.

Schedules, prices & availability

Saint Andrew Basilica in Patras, the biggest church in Greece

Book your ferry to Patras with any ferry company that suits you best and enjoy your ferry trip in Greece! The “Easy-Way” booking system of go-ferry.com, allows the most reliable online ferry reservations and offers cheaper, faster and better services for your ferry ticket from or to Patras.

With go-ferry.com you are able to connect online with the reservation systems of the most Greek shipping companies, to compare prices, to find information about routes and vessels, to look for alternative routes and to print instantly your Patras ferry pass. 

Ferry timetables may change by season, so take an optical canvassing via our search engine to receive the latest cull of dates, schedules, prices and availability to Patras by ferry. With so many accommodation options to cull from, you can be sure to find the best deal for the ferry from/to Patras at a price that fits your budget.

Ferry departures from Patras

Minoan Lines (Grimaldi Lines) and Anek Lines (Anek Superfast Ferries, Superfast Ferries) are responsible for the Patras to Italy ferry routes. Levante Ferries is responsible for the Patras to Ionian Islands ferry route.

Complete the fields and view the ferry prices of ferries going from or to Patras!

Note: Each year and depending on the period, there may be more or fewer connections from or to Patras. The biggest shipping companies (ferry operators) announce the new ferry schedules from/to Patras by the end of December and the rest of them by January-March each year!

Book in advance your ferry to Patras

The fountain at King George Square in Patras

Arrange your ferry journey from or to Patras in advance

It is very important that you have organized your ferry to or from Patras in advance, having arranged all the details. You don't want something to go wrong, and you can achieve perfect holidays with a great organization. In addition to hotel accommodation and air-tickets, when you book the ferry tickets to or from Patras you know that everything is under control even before leaving home.

There are many reasons why you should arrange to book in advance your ferry to Patras. Here are some of the most important:

Pay for Hotel in Patras without using it!

During the high season in Greece, and especially in July and August, it is likely that you won't find ferry tickets to popular destinations, such as Patras, if you don't book them in advance. So, don't make the mistake to book your hotel in Patras or somewhere else, without having booked the ferry tickets to or from Patras. The last thing you want is to get to the port and not find an available ferry to Patras!

Save time in Patras!

Although we charge a commission for acquiring ferry tickets to or from Patras, this allows you not only to secure your tickets but also to save time in Greece; besides receiving a service and attention of first.

Have a bigger choice of Patras ferry tickets!

Buying in advance gives you a better chance of getting the ferry tickets to/from Patras, on the ferry you prefer and at the schedule you want. It does not make sense that your trip to and from Patras is interrupted by not finding available ferry tickets, but it is possible.

Find more Patras ferry routes!

If you want to organize your vacations to or from Patras, it is wise to check all the possible routes and timelines in order to make the right combinations between Patras and the islands as well as between the air and the ferry tickets. Online, you can have an overview of all the routes going to or departing Patras.

Get the best deal by Patras ferry prices!

Ferry tickets to or from Patras can be expensive, so it’s natural to want to get the best deal on them. It has become a regular practice for ferries to announce special rates and deep discounts for booking tickets to or from Patras up to 3-6 months in advance.

Feeling Great having Patras ticket in your pocket!

You will feel a great feeling when having the ferry ticket confirmation to or from Patras in your hands. The reservation with us will allow you to secure your tickets to/from Patras, you will be relieved to have the confirmation in your hands or in your smartphone!

Accommodation options on the ferry to Patras

Book your ideal accommodation options on the ferry to Patras and arrive fresh and rested on your destination! Comfortable armchairs, business class comfort seats, outside and inside cabins or economy deck chairs. There is a range of accommodation options to choose for a day or night ferry from or to Patras.

About Patras

Patras is one of the Greek cities that never sleeps. Follow its rhythm. Spend your morning walking around the city’s squares: Georgiou, Olgas or “Psila Alonia” (meaning high raisin plateau), and admire the city’s beautifully restored neoclassical buildings. Visit the city’s museums: the New Archaeological Museum, the Folk Art Museum, or the Museum of History and Ethnology. Discover Patras shopping area, and shop your heart out! When you feel tired, enjoy a fine meal, and relax at a lounge café. Then, when night sets in, observe how the streets of the city are transformed into venues of fun. Patras nightlife awakens.

Useful information

Ambulance service:166
On call hospitals: 166
Agios Andreas hospital: 2610 227000
Rio university hospital: 2610 999111
Children's hospital: 2610270-880
Police: 100
Traffic police: 2610 433-182
Tourist police: 2610 451833
Elpa (tourist information): 2610 426416
Elpa (emergency road assistance): 104
Fire department: 199
Pharmacies: 107
Patras port authority: 108, 2610 341002
Rio port authority: 2610 991203
Eot (greek tourism organization): 2610 430915
Patras marina: 2610 435274
Post office: 2610 224703
Taxi service: 2610 450000 and 1300
Weather forecast: 1448
Ktel (public buses): 2610 623886-8
Ose (greek railways organisation): 2610 639108-9
Ose (international tickets): 2611 639110

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