There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Olympia by bus or car

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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

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Olympia 166.9 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Olympia without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs .

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

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Athens to Olympia bus services, operated by Ktel Ileias, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Olympia bus services, operated by Ktel Ileias, arrive at Pýrgos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Olympia is 267 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Athens to Olympia.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Olympia. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Olympia.
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  • Distance: 117.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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.

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
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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