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.
Travel to Elafonissos
Travel to Elafonissos island, Greece: The only way to travel to Elafonissos island is by ferry. Here is travel information about the nearest airport and flights, ferries but also useful numbers, pdf guide, and information about our travel services.
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.
Visitors can reach Elafonissos by car or bus. They will arrive in Pounta, a port near Neapolis in southern Peloponnese, and from there they can board on the ferry to Elafonissos with their car. The ferries to Elafonissos are very frequent and the trip is only 10 min.
Useful numbers in Elafonissos: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more