First International workshop

on Differential and Integral Equations with Applications in Biology and Medicine

September 7-10, 2010, Aegean University, Karlovassi, Samos island, Greece


Travel Information

Samos can be reached either by plane or by ferry.


By ferry
Your trip to Samos can be with a conventional ferry boat or by high-speed depending on the day, the time and the ferry company you wish to travel with. Ferries leave from the port of Piraeus. Karlovassi is the first port of Samos, where the ferries stop. Next stop and final destination is the port of Samos (Samos town is the capital of Samos)
If you select to visit Samos with the conventional ferry, your trip will take about 10-12 hours while with a high-speed ferry 6.30-7.30 hours depending on how many ports the ferry will call at on the way.

Information about ferry schedules may be found at:
Ferry schedules within Greece


By plane

There are direct charter flights to Samos from many European cities.
From Athens there are flights every day (duration: 54'). For more information contact Olympic Air in Athens tel: +30 210
-3550500, or visit
Olympic Air.
More airlines (including European and charter ones) are listed for example at:
Some flights information is also available at the web page of the
Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos.

If you plan a stay in Athens before or after the visit to Samos, information at the
Attiko Metro, and the OASA (Athens Urban Transport Organization),
Athens Map,
Athens Map (with some building photos),
Hotels search,
Athens Metro Map and (Proastiakos) Suburban Railway map
web pages might be useful.

From the airport to Karlovassi

The Samos International Airport "Aristarchos of Samos" is located near Pythagorion. Taxis are available outside the Arrival Terminal of Samos International Airport.
TAXIS Telephone numbers
SAMOS: +30 22730 28404
KARLOVASSI: +30 22730 30777
PYTHAGORION: +30 22730 61405
One can also rent a car. See for example:
Rent a car


Useful links

A Samos Map and a more detailed one at Detailed Samos map (from the webpage)
Karlovassi map (with photos of some Aegean University buildings)
Karlovassi map (with the location of some Univ. buildings, hotels etc., indicated)
Weather forecast
Greek National Tourist Office in London (GNTO).
GNTO overseas offices
Useful telephone numbers (by