The old port is accessible only:
By cable car
The cable car of Santorini is a donation of the institution LOULA & EVAGGELOS NOMIKOS, in order to serve the locals and thousands of visitors all year around. Perfectly safe, consists of 6 wagons, capasity of 6 persons per wagon. During high season it runs every 20 minutes. The cost is 5 euro per adult and per way and 50% for children.
The famous 600 steps of the traditional road that connect the old port with the town of Fira. The walk is about 20-30 minutes, depending on your physical condition.
The donkeys used to be the traditional transportation way of the island. They go up and down to the old port of Fira frequently. The price is 5 euro about per person (per way) and the ride lasts about 20 minutes. It is suggested to take the donkey to the town of Fira.