Elafonissos is connected to mainland Greece via the port of Pounta, in Laconia. There are several sails throughout the day all year round. The journey is very short and lasts only 10 minutes. The port of Pounta is approximately 4:30 hours away from Athens via the highway Athens - Tripoli - Sparta and the provincial road Sparta - Molai - Pounta. You can also reach Pounta by bus from Neapoli, Lakonia. For more information on bus schedules from Neapoli to Pounta and vice versa, please contact KTEL Lakonia.