The best way to travel to Elafonisos from Athens or Kalamata airport is by car. If you need to rent a car, please click here.

Elafonisos is located at the southeast of Peloponnese. Towards the eastern shore of Laconia, follow the “Elafonisos ferry boat” signs. You will be directed to the Pounta Beach and “Ypostego”, the cordial welcome spot of Elafonisos. Ferry boat daily routes connect “Ypostego” with Elafonisos Island.

You don’t need to make any ferry boat tickets reservations.

Visit ferry boat routes schedule or call local Coast Guard at 27340-22228

Katonisiotisses is located at the west side of the island, in about 5 km from the port. Coming out of the ferry follow the signs towards Panagia Beach and please give us a call. We will be waiting…

 

From Athens:

314 km, 196 miles
follow the route: Athens – Korinthos – Tripoli – Sparta – Elafonisos.

Directions:

Merge onto Attiki Odos/​Αττική Οδός/​A6/​E94 via the ramp to ΕΛΕΥΣΙΝΑ/​ELEFSINA

Continue to follow E94 to Korinthos

Continue onto A7/​E65 (signs for Τρίπολη/​Tripoli/​Καλαμάτα/​Kalamata)

10 min. after the rest area “Alea” take the right exit toward ​Sparti/​Σπάρτη

Merge onto EO Tripolis Spartis/​ΕΟ Τρίπολης Σπάρτης/​E961

Continue to follow E961

Turn right onto Leof. Likourgou/​Λεωφ. Λυκούργου

Turn left onto EO Spartis / Gytheiou

Make a right (before Dafni Bridge outside Sparti) towards Monemvasia/Elafonisos and follow the signs.

You will pass through Skala, Vlachioti (Municipality of Evrotas), Molaoi, Asopos, Papadianika, Daimonia, Elika

20 min. appr from Elika village you will take a right exit toward “Elafonisos – ferry”

You will be directed to the Pounta Beach and “Ypostego”, where you will take the ferry boat to Elafonisos island (ferry boat duration 10 min).

 

From Kalamata:

174km, 3 h 10 mins

Suggested route: EO Kalamatas Spartis/EO Καλαμάτας Σπάρτης

Directions:

Turn right toward EO Pilou Kalamatas/​ΕΟ Πύλου Καλαμάτας

Turn left onto EO Pilou Kalamatas/​ΕΟ Πύλου Καλαμάτας

Turn right onto EO Tripoleos Kalamatas/​ΕΟ Τριπόλεως Καλαμάτας/​E55/​E65

Continue to follow E55/​E65

Turn left onto Artemidos/​Αρτέμιδος

Turn right onto Spartis/​Σπάρτης

Slight right onto EO Kalamatas Spartis/​ΕΟ Καλαμάτας Σπάρτης

Turn left to stay on EO Kalamatas Spartis/​ΕΟ Καλαμάτας Σπάρτης

Turn right to stay on EO Kalamatas Spartis/​ΕΟ Καλαμάτας Σπάρτης

Turn left onto Leof. Likourgou/​Λεωφ. Λυκούργου

Turn right onto Κων/​νου Παλαιολόγου

Continue straight onto EO Spartis Githiou/​ΕΟ Σπάρτης Γυθείου/​E961

Make a right (before Dafni Bridge outside Sparti) towards Monemvasia/Elafonisos and follow the signs.

You will pass through Skala, Vlachioti (Municipality of Evrotas), Molaoi, Asopos, Papadianika, Daimonia, Elika

20 min. appr from Elika village you will take a right exit toward “Elafonisos – ferry”

You will be directed to the Pounta Beach and “Ypostego”, where you will take the ferry boat to Elafonisos island (ferry boat duration 10 min).

 

From Gytheio:

89.6 km – 1h 40 min

Suggested route:  Epar.Od. Skalas-Githiou/​Επαρ.Οδ. Σκάλας-Γύθειου

Directions:

Follow the Epar.Od. Skalas-Githiou/​Επαρ.Οδ. Σκάλας-Γύθειου towards Skala and then follow the signs towards Vlachioti.

You will pass through Skala, Vlachioti (Municipality of Evrotas), Molaoi, Asopos, Papadianika, Daimonia, Elika

20 min. appr from Elika village you will take a right exit toward “Elafonisos – ferry”

You will be directed to the Pounta Beach and “Ypostego”, where you will take the ferry boat to Elafonisos island (ferry boat duration 10 min).