How to Find Us
Messinia Sailing’s main bases are located in main port of Kalamata and in the port of Koroni. All our cruises started from these two ports. However, we can collect guests from any of Messinia’s resorts upon arrangement.
THE KALAMATA BASE: is located in main port of Kalamata, Pier 23, within the city.
Kalamata is 260 km SW of Athens or 190 km S of Patra. Getting to Kalamata:
By Car : - 3 hrs drive from Athens. Via the Tripoli-Kalamata highway.
- 2,5 hrs drive from Patra. Via the Pyrgos – Kalamata highway.
There is a parkine in the Yacht Club parking area (Charges: 3-5 €/ Day).
Then pier 23 is within walking distance of the Yacht Club (200m).
By Plane: Kalamata International airport (KLX) is located 8 km outside of the city.
There are flights connections to Athens, Thessalonica & Crete. There are many charter flights from W. Europe and Russia. We can arrange transportation from the airport for you or you can take a taxi.
By Bus: Athen’s central bus station is located on KIFISOY AVENUE. All taxi drivers know it. You can issue ticket at the MESINNIA desk and you board your bus from the KALAMATA–PYLOS bus stop.
Bus services start about 6 AM and ends around 11 PM. Buses leave around once per hour (3,5 hrs trip), there is an ‘Express’ bus to Kalamata without stops, (3 hrs trip).
The Kalamata bus station is located within the city, 2 km from the main port.
We can arrange transportation for you or you can get city bus No.1 or a taxi to the main port.
Ask the driver to drop you at either the Navarinoy & Farron street or Navarinoy & Akritas street bus stop.
By Ship: There is a ferry every Saturday evening from Crete / Kithira. The ferry’s berth is within walking distance from Pier 23 (200 m).
THE KORONI BASE: Koroni port is located 52 km, 1 hr drive, SW of Kalamata. You can arrive:
By car: On approaching Kalamata, 3 km after the Kalamata hospital and 5 km before entering Kalamata city you will find the Aspohoma junction road. Turn right towards Kalamata airport-Pylos-Koroni. After about 20 km at Rizomilos village junction road, turn left to Koroni. (The straight road, goes to Pylos).
By Bus: From Kalamata bus station. About a 1hr ride by bus.
By plane: From Kalamata airport. About a 1hr drive by car.
We can arrange your transportation from Kalamata or any airport if you wish.
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