There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Olympia by bus or car
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Bus • 5 h 15 min
$36 - $40
Bus KTEL Korinthias • 8 h 25 min
$29 - $49
1 alternative option
Drive • 3 h 29 min
$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.
The quickest way to get from Athens to Olympia is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 29 min.
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.
The distance between Athens and Olympia is 187 km. The road distance is 267.1 km.
The best way to get from Athens to Olympia without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 31€ - 35€.
It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Athens to Olympia, including transfers.
Athens to Olympia bus services, operated by Ktel Ileias, depart from Athens station.
Athens to Olympia bus services, operated by Ktel Ileias, arrive at Pýrgos station.
Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Olympia is 267 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Athens to Olympia.
There are 68+ hotels available in Olympia. Prices start at $41 USD per night.
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.
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