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There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Patras by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras

$22 - $26

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kiato Πειραιάς - Κιάτο / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kiato to Patra Κιάτο - Πάτρα λεωφορείο

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras 131.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Patras is to bus which costs 19€ - 23€ and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Patras is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Patras. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Athens and Patras is 176 km. The road distance is 211.1 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Patras without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 19€ - 23€.

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The bus from Athens to Patras takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Athens to Patras bus services, operated by KTEL Achaias, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Patras bus services, operated by KTEL Achaias, arrive at Patras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Patras is 211 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Athens to Patras.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Patras. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Patras.
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  • Distance: 109.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Patras, Greece?

KTEL Achaias operates a bus from Athens to Patras every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $22 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kiato to Patra
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com

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