There are 4 ways to get from Patras to Athens 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.

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Bus, train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Kiáto
  2. Take the train from Kiáto to Athens

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Korinthias  •  4 h 35 min

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

$19 - $37

Bus KTEL Aitoloakarnanias  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Naupactus to Athens

$17 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Patras to Athens 132 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Patras to Athens is to bus and train which costs 6€ - 8€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Patras to Athens is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

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The distance between Patras and Athens is 176 km. The road distance is 211 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Patras to Athens, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Patras to Athens. However, there are services departing from Patras and arriving at Athens via Isthmos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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

You can take a bus from Patras to Athens via Isthmos and Isthmos in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiáto to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patras to Kiáto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
KTEL Korinthias
Phone
27410 754 10
Email
ktel-kor2@kor.forthnet.gr
Website
ktelkorinthias.gr
Bus from Patras to Isthmos
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ktelkorinthias.gr
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Isthmos to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
KTEL Argolidas
Phone
(+30) 27520 27423
Email
info@ktelargolida.gr
Website
ktelargolida.gr
Bus from Isthmos to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
ktelargolida.gr
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktelaitol.gr
Bus from Naupactus to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
ktelaitol.gr

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