There are 4 ways to get from Patras to Athens by bus, bus and ferry, 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.
Bus • 2h 30m
19€ - 23€
Bus, train • 3h 13m
12€ - 18€
2 alternative options
Bus and ferry • 2h 40m
26€ - 35€
Drive • 2h 13m
28€ - 45€
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Patras to Athens is to bus and train which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 3h 13m.
The quickest way to get from Patras to Athens is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 13m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Patras and arriving at Athens. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.
The distance between Patras and Athens is 176 km. The road distance is 211.1 km.
The best way to get from Patras to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 2h 30m and costs 19€ - 23€.
The bus from Patras to Athens takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.
Patras to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Achaias, depart from Patras station.
Patras to Athens bus services, operated by KTEL Achaias, arrive at Athens station.
Yes, the driving distance between Patras to Athens is 211 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Patras to Athens.
There are 5635+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at 87€ per night.
What companies run services between Patras, Greece and Athens, Greece?
KTEL Achaias operates a bus from Patras to Athens hourly. Tickets cost 19€ - 23€ and the journey takes 2h 30m.
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