To go to Mycenae by car from Athens, you follow the National Highway from Athens to Corinth. After the Corinth Canal, you follow the signs to Tripoli. At some point in a middle way, you turn to Nafplion-Mycenae. The road is highway at all its length. The total travel time by car from Athens to Mycenae is 2 hours.
Travel to Mycenae
Travel to Mycenae, Greece: Visitors can travel to Mycenae by bus or car. Here is travel information about car and buses but also useful numbers, pdf guide.
There are buses to Mycenae from Athens and Nafplion. Buses from Athens depart from Kifissos KTEL Station and go to Mycenae with a bus change in Argos. There are also many day tours to Mycenae from Athens by bus, which can be more convenient than individual travel. These tours usually include the town of Nafplion and Ancient Epidaurus.
Useful numbers in Mycenae: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more