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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 Saturday 30th of January 2016

The public (intercity) buses (KTEL) in Greece are organized 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 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 is about 5.-- EUR and the schedules can be found on the OASA website.

Location of the bus terminal in Athens

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KTEL Bus Schedule
Ab Kalamata Ab Athen
4:45+ - 3h 6:15*(t) - 3h15
6:30*(t) - 3h15 7:30*** - 3h30
8:00+ - 2h45 9:00 - 3h
9:30(t) - 3h30 10:30+ - 2h45
10:30 - 3h30 11:45(t) - 3h15
12:00+ - 2h45 13:00+ - 2h45
13:30+ - 3h15 14:15# - 3h15
15:00 - 3h15 15:30 - 3h30
16:30+ - 2h45 16:30+ - 2h45
18:00*(t) - 3h15 18:00(t) - 3h15
19:30+ - 2h45 19:30+ - 2h45
21:45 - 3h15 21:30 - 3h15
* Not on Sundays
+ Express
# till Agios Nikon
*** till Koroni
(t) pets allowed

Express busses need a little less than 3 hours, regular coaches about 3,5 hours from Athens to Kalamata or vice versa. A one-way trip is about 25.-- EUR.

Location of the bus terminal Kalamata

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Kalamata - Itilo (Passing Stoupa VERY roughly ~60 minutes after departure)

(with connection to Areopolis - Gythion)

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
04:45* X X X X X
07:00** X X X X X X X***
13:00* X X X X X X
18:00** X X X X X X X***

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

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

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
07:00 X X X X X
09:45* X X X X X X X**
15:15 X X X X X X
20:00* X X X X X X X**

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

Busses 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 or as PDF-file to download.

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.
If all this looks too inconvenient to you, have a look at our taxi service!



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