Venue

The workshop will take place at Astir Hotel, 16 Agiou Andreou str., 262 21 in Patras, Greece

Patras is Greece's fourth largest urban centre and the capital of the prefecture of Achaea, located in northern Peloponnese, 215 kilometers west of Athens. The city is built at the foothills of Mount Panachaikon, overlooking the Gulf of Patras.


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From Athens (City Centre)

By Car: From Athens (National Road to Korinthos/Patras):
- Driving from Athens keep on the National Road to Korinthos/Patras.
- Entering Patras (1st exit after the tolls), keep on driving at your right heading to Patras city centre and to the port (all signs guide you there).
Note: Depending to traffic, the driving time between Athens and PAtras is approximately 3 hours.

By Bus
There are frequent coaches to Patras from Kifissos Bus Station. The express bus to Patras stops only at its destination (Patras) and costs 17 euro (single ticket) or 32 euro (with return).
Achaia Perfecture Coaches: Athens (100, Kifissou Ave): tel. 210 5136185. Patras (2, Zaimi St and Othonos Amalias): tel. 2610 623886

PATRAS - ATHENS Coach Itinerary
02:30 | 05:00 | 05:45 | 06:00 | 06:30 | 07:15 | 07:45 | 08:15 | 09:00 | 09:30 | 10:00 | 10:30 | 11:00 | 11:30 | 11:45 | 12:30 | 13:15 | 13:30 | 14:00 | 14:30 | 15:00 | 15:30 | 16:00 | 16:30 | 17:00 | 17:30 | 18:00 | 18:15 | 18:30 | 19:00 | 19:30 | 20:00 | 20:15 | 20:30 | 21:00 | 21:30 | 21:45 | 22:00 |

From the "Eleftherios Venizelos" Airport

By Car: From Athens International Airport
- After leaving Athens International Airport, you keep driving at "Attiki Odos" heading to Elefsina.
- "Attiki Odos" will lead you to the National Road to Korinthos/Patras.
- Entering Patras (1st exit after the tolls), keep on driving at your right heading to Patras city centre and to the port (all signs guide you there).
- At the second traffic lights, turn on your left and then turn again on your right and you are in Panepistimiou Street. Keep driving there and after 1 km you shall reach INTRAKOM at your left hand side.

By Bus: From Athens International Airport
If you wish to travel by bus from Athens International Airport, you can take the bus from the main building of the airport (Gates 4-5) Express Line X93 to the Kifissos Coach Station.
From Kifissos Coach Station you can take the coach to Patras, leaving every half an hour between 05:00 and 21:45.

By Train: From Athens International Airport
From the airport you can take the suburban train to "Ano Liosia". From "Ano Liosia" you change trains and take the one to "Kiato". From there finally you can take the one to Patras.
For further information conserning the Train Itinerary, please call the OSE customer service telephone lines on 1110.

So, the Itinerary from the airport is: Airport - Ano Liosia - Kiato - Patras.

*At Ano Liosia Train Station there is a train interchange to Kiato.*

By an Intercity Train, traveling time is approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes.
On a common Train, traveling time is about 4 hours and 15 minutes.

Train Itinerary from the Airport:
5:45 - Changing to an Intercity Train
7:45 - Changing to a common Train
10:45 - Changing to an Intercity Train
11:45 - Changing to a common Train
14:45 - Changing to an Intercity Train
15:45 - Changing to a common Train
18:45 - Changing to a common Train
20:45 - Changing to an Intercity Train
22:45 - Changing to a common Train