There are daily buses from Athens to Monemvasia via Sparti or Molai. The bus trip is about 5 hours. Buses from Athens to Monemvasia depart from Kifissos KTEL Bus Station. To go to Kifissos KTEL Bus Station, passengers have to take Bus 051 from Omonoia or Bus X93 from the airport of Athens.
There are also daily buses from Sparti and Molai to Monemvasia. The bus trip from Sparti to Monemvasia is 1 hour and from Molai to Monemvasia 30 min.
Travel to Monemvasia by car
To go from Athens to Monemvasia by car, you follow the National Highway Athens-Tripoli. In the junction of Tripoli, you follow the signs to Sparti. After you pass Sparti and Molai, you continue to Monemvasia. The road after Tripoli is not a highway but rural and has only one side per direction, so extra attention is required.