From Athens to Syros island
You can contact a travel agency to book a flight from Athens to Syros. From Syros airport you can then travel by taxi to the village of Azolimnos. (4 km)
Most participants book a flight from their country to Athens and then travel by boat from Athens to Syros, which takes four hours. You can take a boat from Pireaus Harbour to Syros (there are usually two boats per day):
Blue Star Ferries
To Piraeus harbor By express bus
Line X96 connects the Airport with Piraeus Harbor. Tickets cost +/- € 6,00. The bus leaves about every 25 minutes and the trip to Piraeus takes +/- 70 minutes.
To Piraeus harbor By metro
From the airport, you take Metro Line 3 to the Monasteraki Station (+/- € 10,00).
In Monasteraki station, you change to the Green Line 1 to Piraeus Station.
The whole trip takes between 1 and 1 ½ hours.
From Mykonos island to Syros island
It is also possible to book a charter flight to the island of Mykonos and then take the boat from Mykonos to Syros. The ferry ride takes one hour.
By boat from Mykonos island: if you fly to Mykonos island, you can take a boat to Syros. The trip takes about one hour. During the summer there are usually two boats per day from Mykonos to Syros (for boat schedules: www.gtp.gr).
From Ermoupolis harbor (Syros) to the village of Azolimnos (course location)
taxis are waiting right where the boats arrive. The trip takes 15 minutes, and the fare is between € 10,00 and € 15,00 (depending on your suitcases).
busses are waiting across the street and to the left of where the boats arrive. You take the bus with destination “Azolimnos”. The trip takes 15 minutes (busses going to Azolimnos first) or 45 minutes (busses going in the opposite direction with Azolimnos as the last stop). A ticket costs approximately € 2,00 euro.