How to reach University
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 Kastellokampos, Rion and the University of Patras. The ticket cost is 1.40 Euros/trip and 1 euro/trip for students.
The Proastiakos runs every 1 hour between 06.30 – 22.30 and the daily route starts from the city of Patras to the University of Patras, and every 1 hour between 07.00 – 23.00 the return route (from the University of Patras to the city of Patras).
From Kastellokampos Railway Station, the OSE bus takes the passengers to the University of Patras and vise versa.
Suburban Railway Stations:
AG. ANDREAS - PATRAS - PANACHAIKI - AGIA - MPOZAITIKA - KASTELLOKAMPOS (Connected Bus to the University of Patras) - RIO - AKTAIO - AG.VASILEIOS
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".
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, 2610346700, 2610450000. Taxi cost from the city of Patras to the University of Patras: about 15 €.
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 of Patras).