OLPA (Patras Port Authority S.A.) announced the launch of the new port of Patras (south port) today on the 11th of July 2011.
Access Instructions for the South (New) Port - Recommendations
The following Instructions - Recommendations
are addressed to vehicle drivers and are provisional, pending the completion of the Glaucus highway. The recommended and alternative routes are shown in the sketch.
Α.1. Trucks for boarding (recommended route)
Α.1.1. Trucks approaching the South Port from the direction of Athens, through the Patras Bypass (PB), follow Route 2: Exit the PB at the Ovria Junction (Patras exit - D), and follow the streets Andr. Papandreou - Akti Dymeon - South Port Gate A.
Α.1.2. Trucks approaching the South Port from the direction of Pyrgos, through the PB, also exit at the Ovria Junction (Patras exit - D), and follow Route 2.
Α.2. Disembarking trucks (recommended route)
Disembarking trucks follow Route 1: Gate A
South Port - Akti Dymeon - Glaucus Avenue - Glaucus Junction C.
Β.1. Passenger vehicles for boarding
Β.1.1. Passenger vehicles approaching the South Port from the direction of either Athens or Pyrgos, moving along the PB, can use the following alternative routes:
i. Route 1: Exit the PB at the Glaucus Junction - Glaucus highway under construction - Akti Dymeon - Gate A
i i. Route 2: Recommended
i i i. Route 3: Exit the PB at the Glaucus Junction - Clauss - E. Venizelos - Akti Dymeon - Gate A
Β.1.2. Passenger vehicles may also reach the South Port through the route: Corinth-Patras National Road - Kanellopoulou Str. - Iroon Polytechniou Str. - Othonos-Amalias Str. - Akti Dymeon, as before.
Β.2. Disembarking Passenger Vehicles
Disembarking passenger vehicles follow the routes described above, in reverse order.
Β.3. Approach to the North (Old) Port
The North (Old) Port can be reached via the Corinth-Patras National Road - Kanellopoulou Str. - Iroon Polytechniou Str. - Gate 7.