There is no airport in Mystras. The nearest airports are found in Kalamata and Athens. The airport of Kalamata works only in summer and receives charters and low-cost flights from abroad. The airport of Athens operates domestic and international flights all year round. From both cities, visitors can travel to Mystras by bus via Sparti.
Travel to Mystras
Travel to Mystras, Greece: Visitors can travel to Mystras by bus or car. Here is travel information about the nearest airport and flights but also useful numbers, pdf guide.
Driving from Athens, you take the National Highway from Athens to Corinth. After the Corinth Canal, you continue to Tripolis and at the junction of Tripolis, you follow the signs to Sparti. The road from Tripolis to Sparti is not a highway but rural, which means that it has only one line. From Sparti, you follow the road to Kalamata and you will find Mystras about 5 km from Sparti.
There are daily buses from Athens to Mystras via Sparti. Buses from Athens depart from Kifissos KTEL Bus Station in Athens and need 3 hours to Sparti. From there, you take another bus to Mystras, about 10 min drive away.
Useful numbers in Mystras: police station, hospital, taxis, bus services, museums, and more