How to get to Elafonissos?

Travel to Elafonissos island, Greece: Elafonisos is a wonderful destination with breathtaking nature and lovely beaches. On this page, you will find out in which ways you can reach and explore this breathtaking destination!
Don't forget to get informed about the local transportation options you have, in order to organize your transfer to your hotel and explore Elafonissos easily!


Visitors can reach Elafonissos by car or bus. You should follow the route to Tripoli and Sparti. After Sparti, you need to reach Monemvasia and then follow the route to Molaous region. Your final destination will be Pounta, a port near Neapolis in southern Peloponnese. From this point, you need to embark on the ferry to Elafonissos with your car. The ferries to Elafonissos are very frequent and the trip is only 10 min.
In case you don't have your own vehicle, you can rent one for your sightseeing trips!
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Flights near Elafonissos

There is no airport in Elafonissos. The closest airport is found at the neighboring island of Kythira, which receives internal flights from Athens all year round and other Greek destinations in summer, such as Zakynthos, Kefalonia, Aktion and more. From Kythira, you take the ferry to Neapolis port in Laconia and from Neapolis (port of Pounta), you take another ferry to Elafonissos island.

Ferries to Elafonissos

There is no ferry from Elafonissos to Piraeus. The ferries to Elafonissos leave from Pounta, a port close to Neapolis Laconia. The trip from Pounta to Elafonissos takes about 10 minutes and the ferries operate almost every half an hour, all year round. There are ferries that carry only passengers and ferries that carry both passengers and vehicles. In any case, the schedules are very frequent and tickets can be bought on the spot before the ferry departure.



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