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From/to Rafina Port

Rafina lies on the Aegean Sea coast, 25 km (16 mi) east of Athens city center. 

port of RafinaRafina is a port town serving ferries to the southern part of Euboea as well as most of the Cyclades. Its port is the second largest of Attica, after that of Piraeus, but it will probably be superseded by the one in Lavrio, which is currently being expanded.

During the summer holiday season, there is bus connection between Rafina Port and Athens Airport.

From the Athens Airport to Rafina Port by bus

Departure Point: The bus terminal is between the Exits 2 and 3 of airport's arrivals level (opposite hotel Sofitel).
Ticket price: There are only one-way tickets and cost 3,00 €. You can buy your tickets from the bus driver when you get on the bus. Children under 6 years can travel free. 
Working hours: The bus is available daily from 06:00 in the morning until 21:45 in the evening.
Frequency: Buses depart approximately every one hour. The exact departure times from Rafina Port are as follow:
06:10, 06:45, 07:15, 08:15, 09:15, 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 13:00, 13:40, 14:30, 15:20, 16:15, 17:15, 18:00, 19:15, 20:00, 21:00, 22:15

From Rafina Port to Athens Aiport by bus

Departure Point: The bus terminal of KTEL ATTIKHS is at Rafina Port.
Ticket price: There are only one-way tickets and cost 3,00 €. Your can buy your tickets from the bus driver when you get on the bus. Children under 6 years can travel free. 
Working hours: The bus is available daily from 06:00 in the morning until 21:45 in the evening.
Frequency: Buses depart approximately every one hour. The exact departure times from Rafina Port are as follow:
06:00, 06:45, 07:30, 08:00, 09:15, 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 13:00, 13:40, 14:30, 15:20, 16:15, 17:00, 18:00, 18:50, 20:00, 21:00, 21:45

Rafina Port from/to Athens center by bus

Departure terminal of the KTEL Attikis buses that perform the itinerary between Athens and Rafina is on Mavromataion Street in Pedion Areos, Athens.
Buses are scheduled every 15-45 minutes, depending on the time and day, from 5:45 to 22:30.
Tickets cost 2.40€ per person - one way and the trip takes approximately 60 min.

Phone numbers for more information:
Pedion Areos Bus Terminal: 210 88 08 082
KTEL Attikis : 210 88 08 000
Rafina Bus terminal: 22940 23440

History of Rafina in brief (Wikipedia)

During the Prehistoric Times, Rafina had already inhabited. The oldest finds are from the Neolithic Period, also, extremely was the remains of the Bronze Age (3,000 years B.C.), which was founded by the excavations of Dimitrios Theocharis in '50s: a settlement on the hill above the port, with facilities Bronze's processing near the delta of the Great Stream, and a Protohelladic Akropolis in the cape of Askitario which you can visit today.

During the ancient times, Rafina, was one of the 100  demes of Athens which was defined by Kleisthenes. The municipality called Arafin, by the name of its first ruler, Arafinas, who was one of the 100 heroes of Attica. In municipality of Arafin, lived one of the ten breeds of Attica. Also, the area near the sea till Artemida, called "Arafinides Ales and here arrived Orestis and Ifigenia from Tavrida.

From these times, we didn't find any evidence, but excavations discovered Roman Baths and perhaps a Byzantine Church.

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