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How to reach Patras

Patras is connected by air mainly through the Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" (AIA "Eleftherios Venizelos") and the Araxos National Airport. Patras is, also, connected to Europe through Italy by sea.

How to reach Patras from AIA "Eleftherios Venizelos"
The AIA "Eleftherios Venizelos" is located in Spata, 33 km southeast of Athens, and at a distance of approximately 240 km from Patras.
Patras is connected to AIA "Eleftherios Venizelos" by bus, car or train. You have the following options concerning your transportation from Athens Airport to Patras:

How to reach Patras from AIA "Eleftherios Venizelos"


How to reach Patras from Araxos National Airport (GPA)
The Araxos National Airport covers the needs of charter flights April through October. The airport lies 45 km southwest of the city of Patras and it is classified as military. Several charter flights from European countries (Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Austria, France, Slovakia, Switzerland and the Czech Republic) offer weekly flights to Araxos National Airport during the above-mentioned period. 


How to reach Patras from Italy (by ferry)
Patras' modern port (located very close to the centre) connects the city with Italy through over 50 scheduled ferry routes per week. There are numerous operating companies departing from Venice, Ancona, Bari and Brindisi.
Useful links: http://www.greekferries.gr/, http://www.patrasport.gr/start 


Have a pleasant and safe trip!