How to get to Gythio?

Travel to Gythio, Greece: Gythio is well known for its tranquil atmosphere and lovely beaches. On this page, you will find out in which ways you can reach and explore this unique 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 Gythio easily!


If you want to drive from Athens to Gythio, you take the National Highway that links Athens to Corinth. After you pass the Corinth Channel, you take the Highway to Tripoli. From Tripoli, you continue to Sparti. Note that the road after Tripoli is not a highway but a rural road, so there is only one line per direction. From Sparti, you follow the signs to Gythio. The distance from Athens to Gythio is 270 km, while from Sparta to Gythio is about 40 km.
In case you don't have your own vehicle, it is an excellent idea to hire one for your sightseeing trips!
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In order to reach Gythio from Athens, you need to take the KTEL bus with direction to Sparti and then take another bus. For further information about timetables and itineraries you can check

Flights near Gythio

There is no airport in Gythio. The nearest airport is found in Kalamata that works only in summer and receives charter flights from abroad. From Kalamata, you can go to Gythio by bus (via Sparti) or rental car. Moreover, the Airport of Athens could also be convenient as it receives more flights all year round. From Athens, visitors can travel to Gythio by bus (via Sparti) from Kifissos KTEL Bus Station.

Ferries to Gythio

The port of Gythio is small and serves only few ferry connections. In particular, there are ferries to Gythio from Kissamos port in western Crete via Kythira and Antikythera. This ferry works all year round, 3 times per week, and connect Peloponnese with Crete.



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