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Take the bus to Lakka, Gaios and Loggos

Paxos Bus timetable
Paxos Bus Time Table

Exploring the charming island of Paxos is a delight, especially when you take advantage of the local bus service connecting its main villages: Lakka, Gaios, and Loggos. This convenient mode of transportation offers a stress-free way to enjoy the island’s green landscapes, spectacular beaches, and historic sites. Here’s your guide to making the most of the bus service on Paxos.

Why take the bus?

The bus service on Paxos is not only affordable, but also a practical way to travel around the island. It allows you to sit back, relax, and soak in the beautiful scenery without the hassle of driving or finding a parking space. Plus, it’s an eco-friendly option that supports the local economy.

Bus schedule and frequency

One of the first things to know about the bus service on Paxos is its schedule and frequency. The bus runs 4 times a day, ensuring that you can plan your day trips conveniently.

The bus route is a return trip along the coast, starting from the village of Lakka at 8:50 in the morning, then making a stop at the village of Loggos and another stop at Gaios before returning to Lakka through Loggos and continuing the loop. The last scheduled departure is from Gaios at 17:30, ensuring you have ample time to explore the island’s key spots. As of 2024, this was the schedule from the 1st of June:

Going south

Lakka

Loggos

Gaios

8:50

9:00

9:25

11:00

11:10

11:30

14:00

14:20

18:15

18:25

18:50

Going north

Gaios

Loggos

Lakka

10:30

10:50

11:00

13:30

13:45

14:00

17:30 17:50 18:00
Main bus stops and route

The bus route covers the main villages of Paxos, with no clearly defined stops along the way. Wherever the bus has the opportunity to stop along its route, it will do so when flagged down.

Travel times

Travel times between the villages are relatively short, allowing you to maximize your time exploring.

  • Gaios to Lakka: Approximately 30 minutes
  • Lakka to Loggos: Approximately 10 minutes
  • Loggos to Gaios: Approximately 20 minutes
Ticket prices

Taking the bus is an economical choice for exploring Paxos. The cost of a ticket is reasonable, making it accessible for everyone. The service between Lakka and Loggos costs € 1,80 while the service between Lakka or Loggos and Gaios costs € 3,00.

Please note that only one-way tickets can be bought, meaning that for a return trip you would buy a second one-way ticket on the way back. Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver, but make sure you bring cash.

Practical tips for bus travelers

Make sure you carry cash, as the bus driver may not accept card payments. Also, be prepared to wait. Although there is a somewhat formal bus schedule, the bus may be later or even earlier due to a myriad of reasons. That makes bus travel an essential part of the ‘slow travel’ movement.

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