DISC '98
(formerly WDAG)

12th International Symposium on DIStributed Computing

How to Get There

By ferry from Rafina
Information: Rafina Port Authority, tel.: +30 0294 22300
Buses for Rafina, leave from the Mavromateon Square (the Field of Mars (pedio tou Areos)), where the Attici Bus Station is located, tel. no. +30 1 8210872. Buses from Athens to Rafina leave every half an hour, starting at 5:45 and ending at 22:15. The best way to reach the bus station from the airport is by taxi. The trip from Athens to Rafina takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Buses to Athens from Rafina leave every half an hour, starting at 5:30 and ending at 22:30.

There are usually four ferry boats daily and sailing to Andros takes about 2 hours. Ships land on the west side of the island at the port of Gavrion. There is not yet available any official ferry schedule for the end of September. According to information provided by the Port of Rafina, that season ferries are assumed to leave Rafina destined to Gavrio, daily, at about 7:00, 8:00, 15:00 and 17:00. Ferries from Gavrio to Rafina are asssumed to leave Gavrio, daily, at about 9:00, 11:00, 13:00 and 17:00 and 20:00.

The most recent schedules provided by each shipping company can be found in http://www.gtpnet.gr/topeng.htm.The following information should be provided in that site for getting the ferries schedule from Rafina to Gavrio on September 23:

Origin: Rafina, Destination: Gavrio, Date: 23 September 1998, Company: Any

However, most of the Shipping companies do not yet know whether they will keep the same schedules from September. It is quite possible that their schedules will be valid even after the 21st of September but with no certainty. For ferry ticket arrangements you may want to contact the following travel agencies:

Travel Agency Togias
Tel.: +30 294 23150
Travel Agency Batis
Tel.: +30 282 71489


It is possible to visit Cyclades (Mikonos, Paros, Naxos or Santorini/Thira island) by plane from Hellenikon airport in Athens using. From most of these islands there are ferries to Andros.