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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 Sunday 14th of January 2018

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 Athens Airportbus 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
04:45 Quick
06:30 Regular*
08:30 Express
10:30 Regular*
12:30 Express
14:00 Regular*
16:00 Express
18:00 Regular*
19:30 Express
21:30 Regular*
*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
09:30 Regular*
11:00 Express
12:30 Regular*
14:00 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 Kardamyli - Stoupa - Agios Nikolaos - Oitilo (Mani)
This bus stops in Stoupa roughly ~60 minutes after departure.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

* Only until Agios Nikolaos - No connection to Areopolis/Gythion

Regional Bus from Oitilo to Agios Nikolaos - Stoupa - Kardamyli - Kalamata ()
This bus stops in Stoupa roughly 45 to 60 minutes after departure from Oitilo and about 5 minutes when departing from Agios Nikolaos

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

* Departing from Agios Nikolaos

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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