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You can visit Poros either by car or by ferry. There is on duty a ferry connection Poros - Galatas with both ferries and traditional boats. If you want, you can leave your car in the parking of Galata. In any case prefer to move to the island of Poros with the public transportation, on foot or by traditional boats helping to preserve the traditional character of the island.

By car from Athens

By Bus Click here to find out about the itineraries from the KTEL Argolida website

By car

• Follow the National Road Athens - Corinth
• In Isthmus you follow the exit "Corinth Exit B' - Epidavros"
• After 30 minutes you will see the cafe - restaurant "Stork" in your left hand
• Shortly after you reach the exit for Poros - Spetses - Galata - Trachea
• Go right at the exit and immediately below the bridge go left
• In the small square right uphill to the S/M "Vassilopoulos"
• You will see on your left hand mobile phone masts
• At 1 km., follow the left exit to Poros - Galatas
• The distance from Elefsina toll is 141 km
• Total journey time 2.5 hours max

tip: Look on the map for the yellow flags - signs which are described in the instructions.

Ferry Boats from and to Galata

Ferries depart from Galata to Poros every half an hour and vice versa.

Please take information from Port Authority of Poros at 22980 22274 for the exact timetable.

By boat from Piraeus

From the port of Piraeus Ferry Boats depart daily for Poros. The journey time is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

From the port of Piraeus flying dolphins and Catamaran depart daily.
The journey time is from 1 hour to 1 hour and 20 minutes, depending on the type of ship.

Timetable information at Port Authority of Poros 22980 22274 and at the local travel agencies:

Aegean Flying Dolphins - Askeli Travel

Tel: +30 22980 29309 & +30 22980 22227
Email: info@askelitravel.gr
Web: www.askelitravel.gr

Family Tours - Saronic Ferries

Tel: +30 22980 23743 & +30 22980 22549
Email: familyt@otenet.gr

Hellenic Seaways
Marinos Tours

Tel: +30 22980 23423 & +30 22980 22977 & +30 22980 22297
Email: info@marinostours.gr

Douzinas Tours

Tel: +30 22980 23511
Email: douzinastours@gmail.com

Water Transportation

Traditional passenger boats depart from Galata every 10 minutes, 24/7.

ΤΑΧΙ

In the central coastal road of the island there is a taxi rank.
Tel.: 22980 23003

Buses

There is free municipal bus (round of traditional settlement) and private bus to Monastiri twelve times a day (08:00 - 20:00) every one hour.

Ferry Boats from and to Galata

Ferries depart from Galata to Poros every half an hour and vice versa.

Please take information from Port Authority of Poros at 22980 22274 for the exact timetable.

Services

Emergency number of the Municipality of Poros: 15303
Archaeological Museum: 22980 23276
Police Department: 22980 22256
Agricultural Economics Office: 22980 22202
Tax Office: 22980 26085
Forestry: 22980 22387, 22980 22056
Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator: 22980 23878
Town Hall (Tel. Center): 22983 20500
Municipal Port Authority Fund: 22980 29120
Volunteer fire department: 22980 22199
County Court: 22980 22045
Post Office: 22980 22275
Navy Training Center: 22980 20100
Center for Creative Employment: 2298022760
Galatas Health Center: 22983 20300
Citizen Service Center: 22983 20900, 22980 29102
Social services: 22983 20520, 22980 22447, 22980 29099
Port Authority: 22980 22274
Regional Medical Center of Poros: 22980 22600
Fire Brigade of Trizinia: 22980 35199
Taxi: 22980 23003
Customs: 22980 22313
Land Improvement Agency of Lemonodasos: 22980 25184
Local Archive: 22980 26256
Building Service: 22980 24444
Land registry: 22980 25239
Physiotherapy: 22980 22596
Chatzopoulios Municipal Library: 22980 25936

Banks

Alpha Bank: 22980 25920
National Bank: 22980 27011
Piraeus Bank: 22980 27034

Schools

Municipal Nursery: 22980 23102
1st Kindergarten: 22980 29090
First Elementary School: 22980 22388
Second Elementary School: 22980 22329
High school: 22980 22393
Lyceum: 22980 25157

Churches

Saint George: 22980 23241
St. Constantine and St. Helen: 22980 26687
Annunciation: 22980 22904
Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi: 22980 22926

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