From Patras to the University Campus

By suburban railway

The Central Railway Station (OSE) is located in the city center. From the Central Railway Station there is the Suburban Railway (Proastiakos) that runs every one hour and connects the town with the suburbs and the University of Patras. The ticket cost is 1,40 €/ trip and 1 € / trip for students.

The Proastiakos runs every 1 hour between 06.30 – 22.30 and the daily route starts from St. Andreas – Patras – Kastelokampos – Hospital – University and every 1 hour between 07.00 – 23.00 the return route University – Hospital – Rio – Kastelokampos – Patras – St. Andreas.

From Kastelokampos Railway Station, the OSE bus takes the passengers to the University and vice versa.

For further information on timetables and ticket prices, click here.

By bus

The Number 6 bus for Rion, which leaves from the bus terminal that is located downtown, runs every ten to fifteen minutes and connects the University with the city. Since some buses go directly to the town of Rion, bypassing the campus, it is advisable to ask before boarding if the specific bus goes to the Panepistimio (University).

For further information on itineraries, click here.

By taxi

There are about one thousand taxis available in the city of Patras. Many taxis work on a 24-hour basis. You can hire a taxi at a taxi stand. Taxis can also be requested by telephone using one of the following numbers: (+30) 1300, 2610 346700, 2610 450000.

By car

The University is about 8 km from the city of Patras. Starting from the centre of Patras, drive till the end of Korinthou Street. Then, take the right lane onto Panepistimiou Street till the end and after the indoor Athletic stadium “Dimitrios Tofalos” you take a right turn at the traffic lights, following the signs “University of Patras”. A map can be found here.

We try to keep the information provided above fully updated. Due to possible last minute changes, it is recommended that you check the itineraries with the provider before travel.

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