How to get to Athens from the port

Read below to find out how to get to Athens from the port of Piraeus, Rafina or Lavrio. Depending on where you’re coming from, you will end up in one of these three large ports serving the city of Athens.


How to get to Athens from the Port of…

1. Piraeus
2. Rafina
3. Lavrio



How to get to Athens from the Port of Piraeus

Piraeus is the largest port of Greece, and the main port of Athens. If you are arriving to Athens by sea, you’ll probably arrive here.

See Piraeus Port on map.

Select a different port to get directions for getting to Athens



Sea by Rafina, Athens

How to get to Athens from the Port of Rafina

Rafina is the second largest port serving Athens. This is where you should arrive if you are coming from Andros, the Cycladic Islands of Tinos, Mykonos and Syros, or Evia.

See Rafina Port on map.

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How to get to Athens from the Port of Lavrio

Lavrio is where you might arrive if you are coming on a ferry from the Cycladic Islands of Kea and Kythnos, or the Eastern-Aegean Islands of Lemnos and Agios.

See Lavrio port on map.

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Other options of getting to Athens

How to get to Athens from the airport
How to get to Athens from the airport

If you are arriving by air, you will land on Eleftherios Venizelos Athens International Airport, 33 kilometers away from Athens.

How to get to Athens by train
How to get to Athens by train


Find out how to get to Athens using the international and national railway services.


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