Location & Transportation

The Conference sessions will take place at the Conference & Cultural Center of University of Patras, Room I 10.

Click on the following link to see where you will find us: Conference & Cultural Center – Google Maps

Connecting Patras with 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 of Kastelokampos (10 min. walking from the Stavropoulos Students Residence), Rio and the University of Patras. The ticket cost is 1.40 Euros/ trip and 1 euro/ trip for students. There is also a monthly student card, which costs 10 Euros for students. Passengers with bicycles may carry them onto the Proastiakos.

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 Hospital, the University and vise versa.

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”.

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, by passing the campus, it is advisable to ask before boarding if the specific bus goes to the Panepistimio (University).

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 1300, 2610 346700, 2610 450000.

source: Information – University of Patras (upatras.gr)