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      Bus from Tirana to Meteora

      Meteora Feb 13, 2017 at 12:48 PM

      I am hoping to take a bus from Tirana in Albania to the Meteora Monasteries in Greece. I think the towns near the monasteries are called Kalambaka (or Kalabaka) and Kastraki. Does anyone have any information on timetables, etc?

      Thanks in advance for any information, it will be very much appreciated.

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      Corinth Canal

      Corinth Feb 13, 2017 at 11:03 AM

      First of all apologies if someone has already answered these questions. I reviewed all the reports I could find about the Corinth Canal, but some were quite old, so I am hoping to get the best current info.

      I am hoping to visit the Corinth Canal around late March or early April, preferably on a day trip from Athens using public transport, a bus or a train.

      My first choice would be to take a tour boat along the canal if there is one available from Isthmia or Corinth. Does anyone have any information on availability of canal tour boats? There was a youtube video clip of someone doing this sort of tour, but it is from 2009. I don't know if the tour is still available or where to get the boat if it is still operating.

      My second choice would be to see the canal from the bridge, but I'm not sure if the bus or the train would stop anywhere near the bridge. The bridge is about 9km from Corinth. Does anyone have a good suggestion for how to get to the bridge over the canal for someone using public transport?

      Thanks in advance for any information on this.

    • Car Parking

      Rhodes (Island) Feb 15, 2017 at 1:42 AM

      Staying in Best Western Plaza hotel Rhodes town in May which has no free parking - which is our best parking option

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      Island recommendations for 2 weeks in the Cyclades

      Greece Feb 12, 2017 at 8:46 AM

      After 2.5 years of travelling in India, Australia and Southeast Asia, my boyfriend (33, British) and I (28, German) have now settled down in Berlin and want to explore some more of Europe. Hence we're very excited to be visiting Greece for the first time this year and are looking for some destination advice.

      We're flying to Athens on 7th June, then on to Santorini early on 8th June (my birthday), and back from Athens on 21st June. We're planning to spend around 3 days / 2 nights in Santorini and would probably like to visit another 2 islands in the Cyclades before heading back to Athens for the final 2-3 days. Is this feasible for a 2-week trip?

      I've checked out plenty of websites and have a few ideas but still unsure of which islands to include. We enjoy pristine, uncrowded (preferably not windy) beaches, local food, nature/scenery, some history/culture and some nightlife (bars rather than clubs). We could hire a car or scooters if required. I've included Santorini on the itinerary as I understand this is a must-see for first-time visitors to the Cyclades, but would also like to include some cheaper, less crowded places. Which islands would you recommend?

      Do we need to book hotels in advance or can we rock up with backpacks and find something decent on the day (Athens, Santorini, other islands)? What about ferries between islands, do we need to book these in advance? Can you recommend any affordable hotels with views of the caldera in Santorini? Is it easy to get public transport from the airport? Any advice relevant to our trip would be much appreciated.

      Thanks in advance!

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      Best days to visit Meteora Monasteries

      Meteora Feb 14, 2017 at 10:22 PM

      I was wondering if any days are better or worse than others for visiting the monasteries at Meteora. For example, Sunday might be a bad day to visit, but there could be other days when the monks have a different routine to normal.


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    • Patras to Athens

      by trees8 Online Now Jul 19, 2014 at 6:27 AM

      Have gone through the net for bus schedules for this route and everything is literally Greek! Can anybody point me to a site which gives information on how to get schedules and buy tickets before I get to Greece?

      3 Answers Jul 19, 2014 at 10:04 AM
    • Best way to travel from Patras to Athens

      by Rockfish47 Online Now Jul 1, 2014 at 7:32 AM

      We will arrive in Patras by ferry from Italy in late October 2014. What is the easiest way to travel from Patras to central Athens?

      2 Answers Jul 1, 2014 at 7:42 AM
    • Car model shop and Mercedes Benz dealer

      by Adamuss Online Now Jun 18, 2014 at 2:26 PM

      Are there any shop, where I can buy models of cars and dealer of Mercedes Benz in Patras?
      Thx for answer.

      1 Answer Jun 30, 2014 at 1:52 AM
    • ferries from patras to argostoli

      by pg0909 Online Now May 28, 2014 at 10:44 PM

      i will go in July to patras and i plan to visit kefallonia for 5 days

      1.Why go to Killini and pick up the ferry and not get one from Patras to Argostoli??????????
      I visited all web pages and many say that offer the above trip but when i try to book tickets i cant.Why??????????
      2.Should i book tickets online or buy at the port???

      2 Answers May 29, 2014 at 11:13 AM
    • rate of bus

      by TanviKhandelwal Online Now Mar 6, 2014 at 8:41 PM

      what is the price of traveling from bus from athens to corfu??

      3 Answers Mar 7, 2014 at 2:25 AM
    • getting from Patras to Piraeus

      by kohaladonah Online Now Jun 11, 2013 at 11:42 PM

      I was just informed by Superfast Ferries that they no longer offer the bus connecting from the port in Patras to Athens and Piraeus. I need to know where the bus station is in relation to the Superfast Ferry dock and how many buses there are daily from Patras to Athens/Piraeus.

      8 Answers Sep 30, 2016 at 8:18 AM
    • Bus to Araxos airport

      by meagain88 Online Now Aug 4, 2012 at 3:16 PM

      Can anybody post some info about the bus service that goes to Araxos airport please. Where does this bus leave from? Is it from the main bus station near the port?
      Is there a website for the infocenter in Patras?

      2 Answers Sep 30, 2016 at 8:23 AM
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      Resorts Near Patras

      by Andrew_W_K Online Now Jun 1, 2012 at 9:54 AM

      I'm looking at flying to Patras and staying in a nice quiet resort within easy reach of Patras. Must have nice beaches and a good selection of hotels and tavernas. Don't want to be more than 40kms from Patras ideally. Don't mind if its the Peloponnese or the area to the north across the bridge. Some cultural sights nearby would be a bonus.
      Thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Jun 1, 2012 at 12:18 PM
    • Bus travel from Lefkada Town to Patras

      by janehuguenin Online Now Feb 5, 2012 at 8:11 AM

      My family (10 persons in all) need to get from Lefkada Town to Patras in August. Is there bus service? Ferry? From Patras we want to go to Nafplion either by bus or train. Any suggestions?


      4 Answers May 29, 2012 at 11:24 AM
    • Saturday evening in march - what to do?!

      by Casskanti Online Now Jan 28, 2012 at 12:42 AM

      Hi, we are on a school trip which will bring us to patra on a Saturday evening (around 7pm) our children are 10 & 11, we have the whole evening free so I wondered if there is anything we can do? How safe is it to walk around at night? Are there areas we should avoid? Any nice tavernas to eat in? Thanks! ;)

      1 Answer Jan 29, 2012 at 3:40 PM
    • Patras to Neapoli by Bus

      by evescott5 Online Now Jan 20, 2012 at 12:44 PM

      I need to find schedules and prices to go from Patras to Neapoli by bus for 4 elderly women in Msy of this year. We are arriving from Bari by ferry on May 26. Please help. Having a terrible time locating bus schedules from Patras.

      Thank you.

      1 Answer Jan 31, 2012 at 5:18 AM
    • Patras to Neapoli by Bus

      by evescott5 Online Now Jan 20, 2012 at 6:41 AM

      I need to find schedules and prices to go from Patras to Neapoli by bus for 4 elderly women in Msy of this year. We are arriving from Bari by ferry on May 26. Please help. Having a terrible time locating bus schedules from Patras.

      Thank you.

      2 Answers Jan 29, 2012 at 10:56 AM
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      Athens-Airport to Patras

      by Linzertor Online Now Aug 17, 2011 at 9:23 PM

      How do I get from Athens Airport to Patras

      4 Answers Aug 29, 2011 at 1:03 AM
    • Transport to and from Patra

      by Efik Online Now Jul 18, 2011 at 4:18 AM

      Hi, my family and I will be travelling through Greece in September this year. We will be coming to Patra from Kalamata. I understand the best way to get there is by bus. What is the bus company called? How long does it take? And does this include stops? I am travelling with 2 young children. Does anybody know if there are any taxi services available that we could use?

      From Patra we will be heading off to Lefkada. What transport options are there? How long does it take with the bus? Is there a ferri and how long does it take?

      Getting Excited!

      6 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 10:59 PM
    • Seliana to Patra by bus?

      by cbots103 Online Now Jun 12, 2011 at 8:04 PM

      I am visiting Greece for the first time this summer and will be staying in Selianitika, a small village in Seliana near Sympoliteia. I would like to take the ferry from Patra to Kefalonia but don't know if there is a bus that has stops near Seliana that I can take to Patra to catch the ferry. Does anyone have info on the bus lines in that area? Maybe one that starts in Athens that I can pick up near Seliana. I visited but it's all in Greek and was useless to me.


      2 Answers Jun 13, 2011 at 11:43 AM
    • wanted appartement / small house

      by marissska Online Now Sep 23, 2010 at 5:35 AM


      we are looking for a appartement or house with min 2 bedrooms and outside space.
      Little garden or balcony !
      Anyone some offers or tips ?
      It has to be in patras.

      kind regards,

    • train reservation cost from patras to athens

      by ridethetren Online Now Aug 21, 2010 at 10:09 AM

      We have global passes and are wondering what the reservation fee is from Patras to Athens on the train? Is it correct that there is a compulsory reservation fee on this train?

      3 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 4:30 AM
    • Travelling from Athens to Patra

      by Md613 Online Now Mar 18, 2010 at 11:09 AM

      My mother, sister and I will be arriving in Athens on a Friday night and will travel onward to Patra the next day. We have decided to stay in the Plaka district (@ Hotel Nefeli) for the night before we leave for Patra the next day. I have been researching the best way to travel to Patra from Athens and have found many that recommend by bus and many say by train.

      I understand that there is no direct train route to Patra from Athens. However, how difficult is it to reach the train that is needed to take us to Patra from the Plaka area of Athens? Could we get lost easily, misdirected, etc? I have a preference for the train so that we can have a more scenic view as we travel to Patra. Yet, if it will be a troublesome way to travel, than I would rather we start our trip with a little less hassle and take the bus.

      Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Including, if the Hotel Nefeli is a decent accomadation for one night. Thank you!!

      5 Answers Mar 25, 2010 at 10:29 AM
    • Patras buses

      by annhillier Online Now Mar 4, 2010 at 9:40 AM

      I wish to travel from Patras to Delphi on 13 April 2010 leaving around 13.00. Please tell me if there is a bus, what time it will leave, how much does it cost, and how near it is to the ferry terminal from Bari, Italy.

      Please tell me if there is a train for this journey.

      Thank you.

      1 Answer Mar 4, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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      Are there many ships arriving in Patras from Italy?

      by visitcebu Online Now Sep 14, 2009 at 12:45 AM

      Hi all, I wanted to get some advice on arriving in Patras from Italy. Are there more arrivals from Bari or there are more from Brindisi?

      If we arrive in Patras late at night, are there buses to Athens from Patras even at night?

      What are the bus companies? Any websites?

      What about the ticket from from Patras to Athens?

      Thank you for your help!

      2 Answers Sep 14, 2009 at 12:01 PM
    • Accommodation in Patras

      by CaliKat22 Online Now Aug 18, 2009 at 8:58 PM

      I am from the U.S. but will be attending the University of Patras this fall and winter. I need to find a place to live for about six months, preferably close to the university. Unfortunately, I do not speak any Greek. Can anyone give me any advice on how to find housing in Patras?

      Thank you very much.

      4 Answers Oct 16, 2009 at 10:45 AM
    • Best way to reach Patras from Athens Airport

      by marwafareed Online Now Aug 14, 2009 at 10:03 PM


      It is my first time to visit Greece. I am going to Patras, can any one help me in finding the best way (in details including the names of stations)to reach Patras from Athen's airport to Patras.

      Thanks a lot

      Marwa Sakr

      2 Answers Aug 16, 2009 at 1:35 AM
    • KTEL Bus Athens to Patras

      by Sepha Online Now Jul 30, 2009 at 12:31 PM

      Thanks very much for all that helpfull information about getting from Athens to Patras. I think about choosing the KTEL way, but does anyone know if the bus, or either the express train stops in Aigio as well ?

      1 Answer Jul 30, 2009 at 10:11 PM
    • How to go from Patras to Athens?

      by Wemmae Online Now Jun 28, 2009 at 6:28 PM

      Hello! I am a portuguese girl and i'm going from brindisi to patras by ferry and then i would like to go from patras to athens but i'm having some trouble finding schedules and stuff. I've never been to Greece before so i don't know how it works. Would anyone be kind enough to help me? Thank you!

      7 Answers Jun 30, 2009 at 9:13 AM
    • train schedule

      by siouxsi808 Online Now Jun 23, 2009 at 4:25 AM

      I've been trying to get ahold of train schedules from patras to athens and athens to other parts of Greece as well. Since, I don't speak Greek, Greece's national railway company's website ( is difficult to use. How can I find this information? Any tips? Thanks

      5 Answers Jun 27, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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      Travelling alone on the ferry Patras>Bari

      by alifrog Online Now May 31, 2009 at 4:08 AM

      I'm travelling alone and I've booked an aircraft seat on the overnight ferry from Patras to Bari. I'm a little worried about about my stuff getting stolen. Can anyone tell me their experiences or any tips on how I can go to the toilet without taking everything with me!


      2 Answers Jun 2, 2009 at 6:17 AM
    • Patras to Athens by Train

      by kathyholson Online Now Jun 15, 2008 at 4:05 PM

      My husband and I will be arriving to Patras by ferry on Sunday 6 July 2008 at about noon. Can anyone tell me where the train to Athens can be found? What is the schedule? I understand (?) that there is no direct train anymore, so do we change trains? Where? Can we walk from the ferry to the train station? Thanks!
      Kathy Olson

      3 Answers Jun 16, 2008 at 2:13 PM
    • Bus from Patras to Piraeus

      by verena2112 Online Now May 9, 2008 at 2:06 AM

      i am planning to travel from bari(in italy) to a greek island and figured i'd need to go via patras and piraeus with a bus.
      i already read some other posts but still have some questions remaining:
      - where do i buy the ticket for the bus to piraus?
      - how much does the bus cost?
      - is it ok to buy the bus ticket upon arrival only? we would like to go to piraeus right after the ferry arrived in patras
      - how long does is take?
      thanks so much for your help!!

      2 Answers May 10, 2008 at 2:25 AM
    • Train Athens-Patras

      by nawka Online Now Apr 6, 2008 at 7:49 AM

      I would like to see the time table for trains from Athens to Patras for Jue 1, 2008 at night, from 22:00 hours.

      1 Answer Apr 6, 2008 at 2:20 PM
    • car park next to port / bus station

      by chuckynicky Online Now Jul 21, 2007 at 12:41 AM

      i need to leave my car for some days
      how can i get info about the private car park right next to the main bus station ,just opposite railway station...need to know open and close times
      (its the place that offers car wash )
      help please if you can find the phone number or know opening times