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What time can you board the ferries?

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What time can you board the ferries?

Three questions -- my flight lands at 12:35 am and I'm taking a 7:20 am ferry and I don't want to book a hotel room for 4 or 5 hours. Can I wait at the airport until around 5:00 am and then take a cab to Rafina? I will need to pick-up my ticket -- can I do this at the port? Also what time can you begin boarding the ferry (I will be taking Fast Ferries)?

Any suggestions would be appreciated!

Thank you,


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1. Re: What time can you board the ferries?

Yes you can hang around at the airport. You can get a taxi to Rafina but I would check if there is a bus at 6.00 (the stop is outside the airport main entrance by the Sofitel). You can buy your tickets at the port, and most ferries start boarding about 1/2 hr before departure.

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2. Re: What time can you board the ferries?

Seen various times for the first airport bus to Rafina; 5.45, 6.00 and 6.10. The timetable is on the bus stop , across the road outside the Sofitel . Pay the driver on boarding.

If the timings don't suite there are always plenty of taxis outside Arrivals.

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3. Re: What time can you board the ferries?

Just hang out at the airport.

At Rafina Ticket agencies open about 06:00 for the first ferries, so just aim to get to Rafina by approx that time. Agency is listed by Fast Ferries, it will be obvious. You can probably board 30 min early, if not, cafe seats.

You can take the bus at 04:45 or 05:40 from the Airport to Rafina.



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4. Re: What time can you board the ferries?

Hello Pam,

You can board almost an hour before departure. Even earlier depending on the company.

Check this forum and FAQ for Airport bus timetable. It is updated regularly.

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