Ferry from Lavrion port (Athens)

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Lavrion is a small town that is located in the southeastern part of Attica. In ancient times, thanks to its silver mines, it played a very important economic role. All year round there are ferries from Lavrio to Kea and Lavrio to Lemnos. In summer months, there are occasional ferries to islands of Cyclades, particularly ferries from Lavrio to Kythnos and Lavrio to Syros.
Below, you will find information about ferries to Lavrion, their schedules, directions on how you can get to Lavrion, along with various photos and description of the port.

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Lavrion port is located in the southeastern part of Attica, 40 km away from Athens, and 7 km away from Sounio. Lavrion serves ferry connections with Syros, Kythnos, Kea, Lemnos, and other Aegean islands.

Ferry schedules from Lavrion


Ferries from Lavrion to the islands depart all year round, but in the summer, there are many seasonal itineraries.


Ferries from Lavrion to Kea (Tzia)

There are usually 2 daily ferries (one morning ferry and one afternoon ferry) from Lavrion to Kea throughout the year, but ferry connections are more frequent in peak season. The ferry trip from Lavrion to Kea lasts for about an hour.


Ferries from Lavrion to Kythnos

Ferries from Lavrion to Kythnos depart every day all year round, but ferry connections are more frequent in the summer. The duration of the ferry trip from Lavrion to Kythnos is 1.5-2.5 hours.


Ferries from Lavrion to Paros, Naxos, Milos, and Syros

Ferries from Lavrion to Paros, Naxos, Milos, and Syros run seasonally with at least 2 itineraries per week. The ferries that connect Lavrion with these islands, also make stops at other islands of the Cyclades, like Kimolos, Sifnos, and Serifos.

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Lavrion is a small town on the southeastern side of Attica, 40 km from Athens and 7 km from Sounion. This town was very important in ancient times due to the mines of silver, one of the main sources of income for Athens. Silver was used for coin cutting and for the funding of the Athenian fleet.

The mines of Lavrion stopped working in the Roman times and they remained abandoned for many centuries. They started working again from the late 19th century till the mid 20th century. This time, Lavrion developed a lot and was connected by railway with the centre of Athens. Over the last years, the port of Lavrion has developed and in summer it serves ferries to many islands of the Cyclades and Northern Aegean.





Port description

Lavrion is a small, coastal town at the southernmost tip of Attica peninsula. In the ancient times, it was a mine area, which reopened in the early 20th century. Today the mines have closed but Lavrion gets lively from its port, which serves nearby and remote islands. Lavrion is located 60 km from the centre of Athens and 25 km from the Athens Airport.

Destinations: Vessels from Lavrion go to the nearby Kea island and the Cycladic island of Kythnos. They also serve remote Eastern Aegean islands, such as particular Lemnos and Agios Efstratios.

Connected ports to Lavrio

Ag.eystratios - Andros - Chios, Mesta - Kavala - Kea - Kimolos - Kythnos - Limnos - Milos - Naxos - Paros - Santorini (Thira) - Serifos - Sifnos - Sikinos - Syros - Thirassia - Tinos


How to get to Lavrion from Athens city center

By taxi: A taxi ride from Athens city center (Omonoia/ Syntagma) to Lavrion lasts for about 1 hour and 15 minutes. The taxi fare (indicative) from Athens to Lavrion port is '65' 'EUR' (65 Euro) during the day and '80' 'EUR' (80 Euro) during the night (24:00-05:00). To get closer to Lavrion by public transport, you can take the tram from Syntagma or Faliro to Voula and then take a taxi to Lavrion from there. A taxi ride from Voula to Lavrion lasts for about 30 minutes. Do you need a ride? Book your transfer with us and our driver will pick you up you from your hotel or Airbnb host.

By bus: Suburban (KTEL) buses will take you to Lavrion from Athens city center (Pedion Areos) in 2 hours. To get to Pedion Areos, you should take the green metro line up to the Victoria station and walk up Heiden street. The price of a bus ticket from Athens to Lavrion is '4.90' 'EUR' (4.90 Euro).

How to get to Lavrion port from the Athens International Airport (El. Venizelos)

By taxi: A taxi will get you from the airport to Lavrion port in about 30 minutes. The cost of a taxi ride from Athens International Airport to Lavrion is '50' 'EUR' (50 Euro) during the day and '70' 'EUR' (70 Euro) during the night (24:00-05:00). Do you need a ride? Book your transfer with us and our driver will be waiting for you with a panel and your name on it at the airport’s arrival gate.

By bus: Suburban (KTEL) buses depart from Athens airport to Lavrion every hour and reach Lavrion via Markopoulo, a town in the midway from the airport to Lavrion. From Markopoulo, passengers should take another bus to Lavrion. Buses from Markopoulo to Lavrion are very frequent. The price of a bus ticket from the airport to Lavrion port is '4' 'EUR' (4 Euro). Check for bus schedules from Athens Airport to Lavrion Port and from Lavrion Port to Athens Airport.

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