PATRAS - ATHENS | ferry / train connection
Journey time: 4h (but a nice route)
PATRA (ΠΑΤΡΑ) - ATHENS or ATHINA (AΘΗΝΑ)
Schedules 2013: https://en.rail.cc/train-connec ... greece/978
Note: the trains are replaced by OSE buses on the part Patras to Kiato!
Departure every 30 minutes. Journey time: 2:30h. The main bus terminal is just outside the PATRAS port entrance.
The bus terminal in ATHENS is "Kifisos Intercity Bus Station".
There are express and normal buses.
Fare: ~ EUR 15 (one-way).
Train | Departure | Arrival
309 03:12 06:58
11 05:30 08:58
301 07:10 10:58
21 10:34 14:00
303 12:10 15:58
23 14:35 18:01
305 17:07 20:58
307 18:06 21:58
25 19:37 23:03
The basics are that all 3-digit trains are the normal slow trains and the 2-digit trains are IC trains (Attention: EUR 6-28 of supplements!).
Greece trains are often not in time! Calculate some extra time!
The station close to Athens is called Kiato. There you move from the normal train to suburbian train (just from one platform to the other).
Train fare with NO InterRail Pass: ~18 EUR
Information PATRAS: https://en.rail.cc/patras/city/l/10560
Update: Jan 2015