The second busiest port of Athens is Rafina, in the northeast of Athens.
Rafina town is 30 km away from the center of Athens, 40 km from the port of Piraeus and just 10 km from the International Airport of Athens.
The Port of Rafina is the only port serving ships to Andros as the route is shorter than Piraeus. Ships also depart to Tinos and Mykonos and many other destinations.
HOW TO GET TO RAFINA:
- FROM THE CENTER OF ATHENS
By bus: As the Metro does not go to Rafina, it is best to take the bus. If you are in the centre of Athens, you can take the bus from Pedion tou Areos. Buses to Rafina are suburban buses (KTEL) and have orange color. To go to Pedion Tou Areos, take the metro to Victoria Square, walk along Hevden Street and at the end of the road you will find the square of Pedion Tou Areos. Buses to Rafina leave approximately every hour and the ride lasts lasts 1 hour, depending on traffic.
- FROM THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OF ATHENS (EL.VENIZELOS)
By bus: To get from Athens airport to the port of Rafina, take the public bus outside the terminal. There is a bus every hour and the journey takes 30 minutes.
Port Authority of Rafina: (+30)22943 21202