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TRAINOSE Katakolo - Pyrgos - Olympia

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Easy Way to Get to from Katakolon to Olympia

The train took about 45 minutes to get to Olympia from Katakolon. If you are from a cruise ship... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Toronto, Canada
Doing Olympia independently from a cruise.

We read up about the train beforehand - I found an official on line info site - and although we... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Newcastle Uk
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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
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Katakolo 27131, Greece
+30 21 3012 1121
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank dih_13
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Εxcellent ride landscapes, nice train, polite staff and very good price, the most economical way to visit Ancient Olympia from Katakolo.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
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