One of the most important information you should know is that Andros Island is connected to Athens only from the port of Rafina and there are no ferries from Piraeus.
How to get to Rafina port
From the Airport by bus
Athens International Airport is approximately 10 kilometers from Rafina. You can use the bus to Rafina, which departs from the Arrivals Level, between Exit 2 and 3, across from the airport hotel.
- Information: +302108808000
From Athens by bus
The bus service from Athens to Rafina departs from Mavromateon Street in Pedio Areos.
- Information: +302108808080
By your own vehicle
The easiest and quickest way to go to Rafina by your own vehicle is through Attiki Odos – Periferiaki Imittou following the signs to Rafina and through Marathonos Avenue turn right towards the port of Rafina. Alternatively you can use only Marathonos Avenue without paying tolls.
Getting to Andros Island
To get to Andros Island you will have to board on a ferry from the port of Rafina. The trip lasts only two hours with a conventional ferry and there are daily routes, which intensifies on weekends and during the summer. You will disembark at Gavrio, the central port of Andros. Get informed about the routes from:
- Rafina Port Authority: 2294022300 – 2294028888)
- Andros Port Authority: 22820 22250 – 2282071213)
Getting to Chryssi Akti Hotel
By bus or taxi
If you do not have your own vehicle, you can take the bus, which will take you to the bus stop right in front of our hotel. Alterbatively you can grab a taxi. Upon request we can book a taxi on your name which will be waiting outside the ferry.
By your own vehicle
If you have your own vehicle, you will follow the main road to Chora. Within 7 km you turn right at the first intersection towards Batsi. Once you are with the beach on your right hand, after about 150 meters you will see the hotel on your left. Our hotel is located in the center of Batsi in front of the sandy beach. You can park for free at the municipal parking lot located right next to the hotel.
Useful information & Phone Numbers
- Athens International Airport: +302103530000 (24h)
- Rafina Port Authority: +302294022300 – +302294028888
- Andros Port Authority: 22820 22250
- Andros Bus Service: 22820 22316
- TAXI – Chora: 2282022171
- TAXI – Gavrio: 22820 71561
- TAXI – Batsi: 22820 41081
- Attica Bus Service: 2108808080 (Athens – Rafina)
Bus terminal (from Athens to Rafina): Mavromataion str., Pedio Areos
Bus terminal (from Rafina to Athens): Rafina Port