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Find here the schedules of the (express) long distance coaches from Athens to Kalamata or vice versa plus the times of the local buses from Kalamata to Stoupa:

This page was last updated on Monday 23rd of January 2017

The public (intercity) buses (KTEL) in Greece are organised regionally or by administrative districts. Therefore, a national schedule is not available.
Links to all local companies can be found on On the websites of the individual regions you will then find the bus schedules (eg.
For more information on timetables, please inquire directly with the respective regional provider.

From Athens airport the X93 transfer bus will bring you to the main bus terminal (Kiffisou Blvd.).
This trip takes roughly 1 hour, the cost today is 6.-- EUR and the schedules can be found on the OASA website.

Express busses need roughly 2:45 hours, the quick buses 3 hours and regular coaches about 3:15 hours from Athens to Kalamata or vice versa. A one-way trip is about 25.-- EUR.

Location of the bus terminal in Athens

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KTEL Bus Schedule from Kalamata to Athens

Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
05:00 Quick
06:30 Regular
08:00 Express
10:15 Regular*
12:00 Express
13:30 Quick (through Isthmos)
15:00 Regular*
16:30 Express
18:30 Regular
20:30 Express
*15 minutes pause

KTEL Bus Schedule from Athens to Kalamata

Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
06:30 Regular
07:30 Regular*
08:00 Express
09:15 Regular
10:30 Express
12:15 Regular
13:30 Express
15:00 Regular
16:30 Express
18:00 Regular
19:30 Express
(Saturdays Normal)
21:00 Regular
*15 minutes pause

Location of the bus terminal Kalamata

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Regional bus from Kalamata to Itilo (Passing Stoupa VERY roughly ~60 minutes after departure)
(with connection to Areopolis - Gythion)

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
07:00** ***
18:00** ***

* Connection to Areopolis/Gythion
** Only until Agios Nikolaos
*** Until Agios Nikon

Regional Bus from Itilo to Kalamata (Passing Stoupa VERY roughly 45 to 60 minutes after departure from Itilo)
(about 30 minutes when departing from Agios Nikon and about 5 minutes when departing from Agios Nikolaos)

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
09:45* **
20:00* **

* Departing from Agios Nikolaos
** On Sundays departing at 9:15 resp. 19:45 from Agios Nikon

Buses from Kalamata to Patras and vice versa at 8:30 and 16:00 Uhr

More schedules of the Messinian bus services you can find at There you will find the schedules as PDF-files to download at the bottom of the page.

And now:
Online bookings for bus tickets Athens to Kalamata and vice versa! Please note, that bookings are only possible up to about 30 days prior travel date.
For a small fee we can book the tickets for you. This has to be done latest 4 working days prior travelling.
If all this looks too inconvenient to you, have a look at our taxi service!



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24024 Stoupa, Peloponnese - Greece
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