Ways to approach:
- by car, Kalamata is far away by Athens 238 km (national way Athens –Korinthos-Tripoli- Kalamata (in 3 hours by car). Stoupa is 35 km from Kalamata.
- by bus, KTEL service Buses to the Peloponnese and northern/western Greece leave from Athens Kifisso Station (3,5 hours Athens- Kalamata). Local KTEL service Kalamata- Stoupa (1, 30 hours) at the following times 04.45, 07.30, 13.15 & 17.00 (The early bus does not run on Saturdays or Sundays) Kalamata is connected with Patra town (by bus 4 hours, by rail 6 hours).
- by airplane
Via Athens International airport: With the advantage of being open all year round although Athens airport is further in distance from Stoupa it is quite often the case that very low Flight ticket prices can be secured. Daily flights from Athens to Kalamata with Aegean Air.
Travelling from Athens International airport: At the airport you can take the X93 transfer bus to the Kifissos bus terminal in central Athens, from where there is a direct bus service to Stoupa at 1.45pm 7 days a week (arrives at Stoupa at approximately 19.30). Alternatively there are buses every hour from Kifissos to Kalamata from where you can continue your journey by Taxi. Once again Car rental is readily available at the airport and the straight forward drive (maps and directions are available from the car rental companies found in the airport) from Athens to Stoupa takes approximately 4 hours (Please note: Stoupa Properties do not have the facilities to deliver hire cars to this airport).
Via Kalamata International Airport: (the nearest airport to Stoupa, 48km away)
Travelling from Kalamata airport: Immediately outside of arrivals can be found a Taxi rank, the average cost of a taxi journey from the airport is around 55/60 Euros (although you can agree a price with the driver before starting your journey). It is approximately a 50 minute drive to the village. Alternatively Car rental facilities are available at the airport. There is a local bus service that runs daily from Kalamata to Stoupa at the following times 04.45, 07.30, 13.15 & 17.00 (The early bus does not run on Saturdays or Sundays).The cost of the bus journey is at present under 4 Euros (subject to change). Bus timetables are subject to change - We recommend you use our "useful phone numbers" listing to contact the bus garage for confirmation of timetables before travelling.