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The Katakolon train, familiar to the international visitors that arrive in the area by cruise boats, offers a unique way to visit ancient Olympia. Several daily 45-minute trips from Katakolo to Olympia are scheduled every day. The train station is...more
The train took about 45 minutes to get to Olympia from Katakolon. If you are from a cruise ship, ensure that you check the train schedule as it does not run frequently as there was only one train that ran back & forth. If the...More
We read up about the train beforehand - I found an official on line info site - and although we were a bit nervous, thought we'd give it a go! Worked out brilliantly!
Got off the ship early to catch the train which we had...More
An excellent way to travel to Olympia. The train seemed to run according to when the cruise ship docked. Quite a few people from our cruise caught the train. 10 euros return each compared to 30 Usd being charged by our cruise. It left at...More
Local people say it is unreliable, and that there seems to be an alternative schedule on cruise days There is no schedule on the platform and no indication of fares or any other information. Train arrived and left while ship was docking. A number of...More