There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Olympia by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Pýrgos

$36 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus KTEL Korinthias  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Isthmos
  2. Take the bus from Isthmos to Pýrgos

$29 - $50

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Κιάτο
  2. Take the bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα
  3. Take the bus from Patras to Pýrgos

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Olympia 166.9 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Olympia is to bus which costs 31€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Olympia is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Athens and Olympia is 187 km. The road distance is 267.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Athens to Olympia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Olympia. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Olympia via Pýrgos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Olympia, West Greece?

Ktel Ileias operates a bus from Athens to Olympia every 4 hours. Tickets cost $32 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Ktel Ileias
Phone
+30 26210 20600
Email
info@ktelileias.gr
Website
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Athens to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$32 - $35
Schedules at
ktelileias.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Patras to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
KTEL Argolidas
Phone
(+30) 27520 27423
Email
info@ktelargolida.gr
Website
ktelargolida.gr
Bus from Athens to Isthmos
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
ktelargolida.gr
KTEL Korinthias
Phone
27410 754 10
Email
ktel-kor2@kor.forthnet.gr
Website
ktelkorinthias.gr
Bus from Isthmos to Pýrgos
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ktelkorinthias.gr

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