How to move around Patra?

Patra is the third-largest city in Greece and a nodal point for commercial activities between Greece and Italy. Moreover, every year in Patra is held the largest and most popular carnival in the whole country. It is a large city center with countless points of interests and many different transportation options that allow you to move around easily.

Don't forget to get informed about how to get to Patra in order to optimize your travel.

Public buses

Urban buses connect all major locations within the city limits. For more detailed information about timetables, you can check
The central bus stop of Achaia prefecture is located in Patra. Therefore, Patra is connected with many different city centers of the mainland and nearby destinations as well. You can find more specific information about timetables and itineraries on

Taxis and private transfers

A taxi is definitely a choice that offers you easy and fast transfer to your destination.
You can find some taxis in any central spot, however you can also book a taxi by calling on 26103 26000, 694 4758 455 or 26104 55885.

Car and motorbike rentals

With a car or motorcycle, you can explore a region at your own pace and gain access to the most secluded spots! In case you don't have your own vehicle, it is an excellent idea to rent one for your sightseeing trips! There are some car rental agencies in the center of Patra.


In case you prefer train for your transfers, you can use the suburban railway of Patra to move around easily. You can find further information on


Ferries with direction to Italy depart from the port of Patra frequently. From this point you can also reach some Ionian islands, like Ithaca and Kefalonia.
You can find out more information about destinations and timetables and book your ferry tickets easily on!

Nearby destinations and points of interest

Patra is located close to many other locations of Peloponnese that you might want to visit. Especially if you have your own private vehicle, you should not miss the chance to go on a small road trip and have a taste of the surrounding area! Among others, some of the most popular spots nearby are the following:
Aigio: 38,2 km
Xylokastro: 95,2 km
Kalavryta: 87 km
Ancient Ilida: 71 km
Amaliada: 80 km

Apart from numerous places in Peloponnese, you can also access many locations in Sterea via Rion-Antirrion bridge. Some of these nearby destinations include:
Nafpaktos: 23 km
Messolongi: 48 km
Agrinio: 80 km
Delphi: 125 km



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