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Local Transportation

Within the island, there is a bus connection, with service, from the town of Samos to the villages and beaches of the island. There is a ticket for 24hous duration for all routes.

Prices:

  • 0-6 years old: FREE
  • 6-12 years old: 7 €
  • 13 and older: 9 €

Selling Points:
Address: 8 Ioanni Lekati Str. , Samos Town
T: +30 22730 27262

Taxi Services

There are main taxi stands in the cities and tourist villages, in the airport and in the ports.

Taxi telephones:

Taxi in Samos: +30 22730 28404
Taxi in Kokkari: +30 22730 92585
Taxi in Pythagorio: +30 22730 31000
Taxi in Marathokambos: +30 22730 31000

Samos Airport

Samos Airport is located near Pythagorio, and are daily air links with Athens and weekly with Thessaloniki. During the tourist period, there are charter flights from various European countries.

Υou can get to  the airport by KTEL buses or by taxi.

tel.: +30 22730.61.219
website: smi-airport.gr

Ports

Vathy and Karlovasi are the main ports of Samos. The coastal link with Samos, Cyclades and Piraeus is daily while there is a link with the islands of the South Aegean Sea and the Dodecanese.

Samos also connects daily with Kousandasi of Turkey almost the whole year.

Port Authorities:

Samos tel.: +30 22730.27.318+30 22730.27.890
Karlovasi tel.: +30 22730.30.888
Pythagorio tel.: +30 22730.61.225

Local Services

Banks & ATMS
Samos Town and Karlovasi is full of branches of nearly all Greek banks. Surrounding towns, villages and settlements also have bank branches according to their population and size but most surely you will find in almost every town and settlement an ATM.

Money Exchage
Banks exchange all major currencies, traveller’s cheques or Euro cheques; the commission is always lower for cash. Post offices exchange cash, but not traveller’s cheques, and usually charge lower commissions than banks. Travel agencies and larger hotels exchange cash and traveller’s cheques but usually charge a higher commission. Banknote exchange machines can be found in most tourist areas.

Post Office
The Greek post office is called ELTA. Post Boxes in Greece are YELLOW for a normal post, usually with 2 slots for INTERNAL POST (meaning inside Greece) and post for ABROAD.

RED Post Boxes are rarer and they are used for URGENT mail.
Boxes can be found in various spots of the town but in order to send your letter more quickly mind to use the main post office’s box.

Police Station
Samos Town Police Station is at 3 Dimitriou Nikolaretzi Str.

Municipality of Samos
The Municipality of Samos is in the centre of Samos Town, in the city park.
Tel.: +30 22730 27340,
28582, 81031

Usefull Numbers

Τourist information: +30 22730 28582
European Emergency Number: 112

Tourist Police Vathy:  +30 22730 32444
Police Karlovassi: +30 22730 33333
Police Pythagorio: +30 22730 61100

Fire Department: 199
Hospital Samos: +30 22730 83100
First Assistance Karlovassi: +30 22730 32222

ELPA Road Assistance: +30 22730 27104
Post Office in Samos Townl: +30 22730 27304
National Bank of Samos:  +30 22730 27453

Embassies & Consulates Greece

Austria : (+30) 210 825 7230
Czech Republic : (+30) 210 671 9701
Denmark : (+30) 210 360 8315
Finland : (+30) 210 701 0444
France : (+30) 210 339 1000
Germany : (+30) 210 728 5111
Italy : (+30) 210 361 7260
Netherlands : (+30) 210 723 5159
Norway : (+30) 210 724 6173
Sweden : (+30) 210 726 6100
Switzerland : (+30) 210 723 0364
Turkey : (+30) 210 726 3000
United Kingdom : (+30) 210 723 6211