- The Port of Lavrio
The Port of Lavrio
It is the third largest passenger port in Attica and serves about 180 thousand passengers annually by ferry to the Cyclades and the islands of the Northeast Aegean. It is a modern port that serves passenger and merchant ships, yachts, fishing and cruise ships.
It is located very close to the city center of Lavrio and can be easily reached on foot or by taxi from the center of Lavrio, as well as by car or motorbike via Lavrio Avenue.
The passenger pier is located on the east side of the port, is 250 meters long and includes 5 ramps for passenger ships (one double and 4 single). The ships departing from the passenger pier of Lavrio run itineraries to the Cyclades, mainly through Kea and Kythnos, but also to ports in the Northeast Aegean.
During the summer months traffic in and around the port may be increased. For this reason, it is recommended to be at the port at least 45 minutes - 1 hour before departure, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle.
Inside the port of Lavrio, a few meters from the entrance, you will find ticket offices and private parking. Very close to the departure piers of the ships is the port of Lavrio and a waiting area for passengers with shelter.
Ferry Routes from Lavrio to Kea (Jia)
The route Lavrio - Jia is very popular, as the trip lasts only 1 hour and the tickets are quite cheap. The ferry connections from Lavrio to Kea (Jia) are served regularly all year round, while in the summer months there are at least 2 itineraries per day. Kea is an ideal destination for a short getaway from Athens or for an excursion on the weekend!
Ferry Routes from Lavrio to Kythnos
The Lavrio - Kythnos ferry route is equally popular. It is performed daily and is the easiest way to reach the island of Kythnos. The boat trip from Lavrio to Kythnos takes from 1.5 to 2.5 hours depending on the route. Most cruise ships have garages for transporting vehicles.
Ferry Routes from Lavrio to Cyclades and North Aegean islands
Due to its location on the southeast coast of Attica, the port of Lavrio is convenient for traveling to Cycladic islands and the North Aegean. Especially in summer there are several itineraries to many Aegean ports, as well as a route to the port of Kavala in northern Greece.