Patra is a major city and port. This makes it easy to get to by bus from Athens and many nearby cities. Coming by bus is the fastest way to get to Patra from Athens, and buses travel between the cities frequently every day.
B u s services from Patras to Athens (journey time 3 hours) depart every hour.
Also regular services to Cephalonia, Ithaca and Igoumenitsa.
Regular t r a i n services to Athens and major cities.
With car or motorcycle. Always bus available!
The best way to get around Patrai is one! MOTORBIKE!
Papaki or Vespa!
Trast me i know!
By ship (timetables at http://www.paleologos.gr/) or by bus (timetables at http://www.ktel.org/).
By bus (timetables at http://www.ktel.org/).
In spite of the construction of the bridge, crossing the strait on board of a ferryboat is a common practice as it is cheaper than the bridge fee.
I recommend Superfast Ferries if you are taking a ship from Italy.
Great service, reasonable prices and they really do go super fast!
In Patras you can find ferries to many destinations.
Here is a very useful link for ferries: schedules, prices, companies...