How to get to Mystras?

Travel to Mystras, Greece: Mystras is a picturesque destination close to Sparti, popular for its imposing palace and the Byzantine churches! On this page, you will find out in which ways you can reach and explore this wonderful 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 Mystras easily!


KTEL buses connect Mystras with Sparti. Therefore, in order to reach Mystras by bus from Athens or any other location on Peloponnese, you need to travel to Sparti first. You can find more specific information about timetables and itineraries on


In order to reach Mystras from Athens by car, you need to drive through the Greek National Road Athens - Corinth and follow the direction to Tripolis. After Tripolis, you will follow the route to Sparti. From this point, you will spot some signs that lead you to Mystras. The distance between Athens and Mystras is about 218 km.
In case you don't have your own vehicle, you can rent one for your sightseeing trips!
> Rent your car to Mystras from Athens!

Flights near Mystras

There is no airport in Mystras. The closest airports are found in Kalamata and Athens. The airport of Kalamata operates only during summer and receives charter flights and some low-cost flights from abroad. The International Airport of Athens operates domestic and international flights all year round. Either from Athens or Kalamata, visitors can reach Mystras by bus or by car.



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