Getting to Tripoli and Arcadia

Getting to Tripoli

Tripoli is the capital of Arcadia and one of the major cities of Peloponnese. This makes getting to Tripoli from any place of southern Greece very easy.

Getting to Tripoli by car

The capital of the Prefecture of Arcadia, Tripoli, is 157km (about 2 hours driving) from Athens following the National Highway Athens-Kalamata.  As an indication, Tripoli is 56km from Nafplio, 215km from Patra and 58km from Sparta. Your trip by car will be relatively comfortable as the road network is in a very good condition.

Getting to Tripoli by bus

There are daily buses from Athens to Tripoli. The Arcadian buses also connect the prefecture with other large cities of Peloponnesus. The bus trip from Athens to Tripoli is about 2 hours and buses depart from Kifissos KTEL Bus Station in Athens.

For more information please visit the KTEL Arcadias website ( only in Greek).

Telephone numbers of the most famous bus stops of Arcadia

  • KTEL of Tripoli: 0030 2710 230140
  • KTEL of Athens: 0030 210 5132834
  • Getting to Tripoli by plane

    The closest airport to the Prefecture of Arcadia is the Kalamata Airport which is located 86km from Tripoli and the International airport of Athens which is 190km from Tripoli, about 2 hours driving.

    By train

    Unfortunately there is no railway connection with the prefecture of Arcadia.