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Athens to Olympia, Olympia to Nafplio , public transportation

Has any made this trip recently? Any advice on the connections / transfers you have to make. We understand this can be confusing. As an option, does anyone know of an overnight tour from Nafplio to Olympia? Thank you

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It has been a few years since I took that route, but I do not think much has changed. The buses are cheap and efficient, and since this is a common tourist route, the stations help you get the tickets you need. When you get to the station in Athens, there are separate windows for each general destination, one will be noted as Olympia, if only for the tourist. You buy a single ticket that will show any changes you need to make. Olympia/Nafplio is a nice drive through the gorge region, it does involve one change in Tripoli, but we have never had any issues with changes and people are helpful. For planning though, figure that each leg (except Nafplio to Athens) will take most of the day, if you really want to take your time in Olympia, plan on two nights, for a quick look, you might squeeze it to one.