Reaching the Conference Venue
From Patras Center
- By Suburban Railway
The Patras Suburban Railway (ΠΡΟΑΣΤΙΚΟΣ) runs every hour, 7 days per week, connecting Patra's main train station to the Universiry Campus. Trains depart from Patra's main station at xx:34, with the first train departing at 06:34 and the last one at 23:23. To reach the University Campus, you get off at "Kastelokampos" (fourth station) and transfer to a connecting local bus (ΠΡΟΑΣΤΙΚΟΣ) that brings you to the Campus. The conference venue is close to the first bus stop within the Campus (rail bus stop). You can buy tickets in the train (the ticket is also valid for the connecting bus). Here is the full route's timetable and map.
- By Bus
From the city center, take bus No 6 (starting point at Ermou street), or bus No 9 (starting point at Othonos and Amalias street), heading at University (ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ) or Hospital (ΝΟΣΟΚΟΜΕΙΟ) - in case of doubt, confirm with the driver. Bus No 6 runs every 15 minutes, while bus No 9 every 30 minutes (for details, see the schedule of No 6 and No 9). The conference venue is close to the second bus stop within the campus. You must buy a ticket before getting on the bus, either from the special booths of the Local Bus company in the city center, or from some kiosk.
From Hotels near the Conference Venue
- From Airotel Achaia Beach Hotel
Take the bus from the suburban railway stop "Kastelokampos" (about 350m from the hotel). Buses depart at xx:48.
- From Castello Hotel
By walking (about 600m from the hotel).
- From Porto Rio Hotel
Take the bus from the suburban railway stop "Kastelokampos" (about 800m from the hotel). Buses depart at xx:48.
- From Tzaki Hotel
Take the train from the suburban railway stop "Bozaitika" (about 550m from the hotel), departing at xx:44, get off at "Kastelokampos" (next stop) and transfer to the connecting local bus that brings you to the Campus. Alternatively, take the bus from the bus stop "No6 & No9 University-Hospital" (about 800m from the hotel).