Kea or Tzia, the westernmost island of the Cyclades, has a perimeter of about 85 km and a total area of 131 square kilometers. The port is just 40 miles from Piraeus and 16 miles from Lavrio, which makes it the closest island in Attica. The ships for Kea leave the port of Lavrio daily and the journey takes about 1 hour. It is also connected by ferry to Syros and Kythnos.
As Kea is geographically located very close to Athens, it is really easy to access. The ferry to Kea departs only from the port of Lavrion and the trip is approximately 1 hour. There is no airport in Kea but the international airport of Athens is very close to the port of Lavrion. The international airport of Athens in Spata is located just half an hour by commuting or car/taxi from the port of Lavrion.
Flights to Kea
There is no airport in Kea. The closest airport is located in Athens and welcomes daily frequent domestic and international flights all year round. From the airport of Athens, outside the exit terminal, you can either grab a taxi or a bus to take you to the port of Lavrion. From the port of Lavrion, visitors can take the ferry to Kea. The ferry runs 2-4 times per day and the trip takes approximately 1 hour. In the high summer time season (July and August) the ferry departs for the island 3 – 4 times per day while in May, June and September the ferry departs 2 – 3 times daily.
Ferry to Kea
Ferries to Kea depart only from the port of Lavrion, on the southernmost spot of Attica. There are no ferries to Kea from other ports of Attica, such as Piraeus or Rafina. The trip from Lavrion to Kea lasts approximately 1 hour and operates 3-4 times per day. In summer, ferries also connect Kea to few other islands of the Cyclades, such as Kythnos and Syros, which gives visitors the chance to combine holidays in many Greek islands. The ferry runs 2-4 times per day and the trip takes approximately 1 hour. In the high summer time season (July and August) the ferry departs for the island 3 – 4 times per day while in May, June and September the ferry departs 2 – 3 times daily. In the winter season the ferry departs 1 – 2 times daily while in Easter time more ferries daily offer the chance to the visitors to visit the island and its spellbinding beauty!
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