How to get to Kalavryta?

Travel to Kalavryta, Greece: Kalavryta is a sacred place for all Greeks, as one of the cruelest massacres of the World War II took place in this historic village. On this page, you will find out in which ways you can reach and explore this unique destination!
Don't forget to get informed about the local transportation options you have, in order to organize your transfer to your hotel and explore Kalavryta easily!


If you prefer to drive to Kalavryta from Athens, you take the National Road from Athens to Patra. At the junction of Diakofto, just before you reach Aigio, you follow the signs to Kalavryta. The road trip from Athens to Kalavryta is 3 hours.
In case you don't have your own vehicle, it is an excellent idea to hire one for your sightseeing trips!
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In order to reach Kalavryta from Athens, you need to take the KTEL bus with direction to Aigio from Kifissos bus station. KTEL buses connect Kalavryta with Patra and Aigio. You can reach nearby villages as well if you take another bus from these bus stations. Find more specific information about timetables and itineraries on


A tourist train, known as the cog train, runs from Diakofto to Zachlorou and Kalavryta. This train operates on weekends and in National Holidays. The route is very scenic and this cog train is considered a historical attraction for the region.

Flights near Kalavryta

There is no airport in Kalavryta. The closest are the airports of Athens and Patra. The airport of Athens receives domestic and international flights all year round, while the airport of Patra (Araxos) works only in summer and receives charter flights from abroad. From both cities, visitors can take the bus to Kalavryta.



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