How to get from Naxos Airport to Port of Naxos
Similar to its airport, the port of Naxos offers connections to all major destinations in the Aegean sea including Piraeus port in Athens. Moreover, the port hosts the central bus station of Naxos with daily routes to all corners of the island. Getting from Naxos airport to the port of Naxos would require to either take a 12 minute taxi ride or a 20 minute bus ride. Naxos airport taxi fares for the 4 km ride normally come to a total of 15€, while a one way bus ticket costs 1.50€. However, it is important to note that the bus departs from a station 500 meters away from the exit gates of the airport.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Bus|| €3|| 25min|| 08:00–01:00|
| Taxi|| €15|| 12min|| 06:30–19:00|
How to get from Naxos airport to the port of Naxos by bus
The bus network from Naxos airport to the port of Naxos is the same as getting to the town centre of Naxos. In other words, the KTEL bus stop is located 500 meters away from the airport building. The total trip would take around 25 minutes depending on traffic levels and cost 1.50€. Buses are available every 30 minutes from 8 am to 1 am.
How much is the bus from Naxos airport to the port of Naxos
The fare for a one way bus ticket is 1.50€. Tickets can be purchased from BUS counters or mini markets.
Waiting time for the KTEL bus is 30 minutes.
The KTEL bus line is available from 8:00 am until 1:00 am.
Where do I get it from?
The bus station for the KTEL bus is located 500 meters to the left of the airport building as you get out of the exit gates. The station is located right outside of the Naxos Camp.
Unfortunately, the bus option is not very convenient since travelers need to walk for 10 minutes in the heat while carrying their luggage. Moreover, without an official schedule you might need to wait up to 30 minutes for the bus.
Naxos KTEL buses could get very crowded especially during the summer season, resulting in very uncomfortable and over-cramped rides.
Never rely on KTEL buses when you are in a tight schedule since buses are known to make additional stops whenever asked.
How to get from Naxos airport to the port of Naxos by taxi
Taxis from Naxos airport operate along with the working hours of the airport from 6:30 am to 7:00 pm. All operators have silver taxi vehicles along with a black and yellow taxi roof sign. The trip to the port of Naxos usually takes around 12 minutes, while fares range from 10€ to 15€ depending on the traffic.
Taxi fare from Naxos airport to the port of Naxos
Most operators do not offer fixed prices and instead use taximeters as the charging method. The usual fare to the port of Naxos, including all factors, adds up to 15€ during the day and +25% surcharge for night rides.
Taxis and private cars are the only direct transportation method from Naxos airport to the port of Naxos. Consequently, the taxi option is the most preferred choice of travel. Moreover, taxi fares can be shared among other travelers to reduce the over all price.
It is suggested to prebook a private taxi in advance since the rank at the airport is quite small and getting out late from the luggage claim might result in waiting in a queue line for an available vehicle.
Never accept rides from suspicious people who might approach you offering fixed rates to the port of Naxos because they always try to overcharge tourists.
Setting a fixed price with the driver is generally preferred, but remember to never accept a fixed ride for over 15€.