There are several ways to get to beautiful Kythira, by air, ferry, or by car from Athens and KTEL Lakonia.

Itineraries to Kythera

By air:

Kythira Alexandros Onassis Airport accepts flights from Athens (EL. VENIZELOS) with Olympic Air, Sky Express, Aegean Airlines. Flight duration is approximately 45 minutes. The frequency of services varies according to the season, with increased frequency during the summer months.

By ferry:

Kythira is connected by ferry to Piraeus, Neapoli in Laconia, Gytheio, and Kissamos in Crete. The route from Piraeus takes approximately 6.5 hours, from Neapoli 1.15 hours, from Gythio 2.5 hours, and from Kissamos 3.5 hours.
Detailed Ship Itineraries for Kythira
Porphyrousa: Runs routes from Neapoli Laconia to Kythira (Diakofti) daily.
Aqua Jewel: Runs from Piraeus to Kythira (Diakofti), Antikythira, Kissamos Crete and Gythio 2-3 times a week.

By road:

There are bus routes from KTEL Lakonia from Athens to Gytheio and Neapoli, and from there with the ship Aqua Jewel and Porfyrousa respectively. The journey from Gythio with Aqua Jewel takes 2.5 hours, and from Neapoli with Porphyrousa approximately 1.5 hours.

Aqua Jewel of Piraeus Kythera

Trip tips:
Consider booking ferry and plane tickets online as you may be able to secure better prices or deals.
If you are traveling by ship, make sure you have the necessary documents with you (eg ID, ticket).
Please be aware of weather conditions prior to your trip, as these may affect itineraries.
If you are traveling by road to Kythira make sure your vehicle is in good condition for the journey. Check any necessary repairs or maintenance before departure. Be aware of any unforeseen circumstances (eg traffic) and make sure to arrive at the port of departure on time, especially during the summer or holiday season.

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