Athens to Epidaurus Theatre Bus Transfers

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€59 per person

Return Transfer

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Every year from June to August, the ancient theatre of Epidaurus comes alive with a full programme of theatre as part of the annual Athens and Epidaurus Festival.

Why Athens is pleased to offer a special return bus transfer from the centre of Athens on the days that performances are held at the Epidaurus theatre for €59 per person** (this is the total cost per person for a return transport seat).

Ancient Theatre Epidaurus Bus Transfer Athens Festival

The ancient theatre of Epidaurus before a performance by the National Theatre of Greece. Photo: Thomas Daskalakis/NTG

Your Epidaurus theatre transfer at a glance:

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  • * luxury air-conditioned transport to and from the theatre
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  • * departs central Athens at 4:45pm (16:45)
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  • * stop at the Corinth Canal for a photo opportunity (time permitting)
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  • * arrive at ancient Epidaurus in time for refreshments before the show and to experience the theatre
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  • * express return to central Athens at the end of the performance
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Please note: This transfer does not include theatre tickets, visitors must purchase their own theatre tickets in advance from the Athens Festival. Please refer to the full programme here with ticket pre-purchase information.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The famous ancient theatre of Epidaurus was constructed in the late 4th century BC, around the time when Athens was flourishing in art, philosophy, science and of course theatre and has a capacity of more than 12,000 spectators. Epidaurus theatre is located within the archaeological site of the Sanctuary of Asklepios in Palea Epidaurus in the region of Argolis, approximately a two-hour drive from central Athens.

Epidaurus Theatre Bus

Departure from Athens

Your professional driver will collect you from a designated meeting point around Syntagma Square in the centre of Athens at 4:45pm (16:45) on the day of the performance. You will be transported in a luxurious air-conditioned shuttle bus to the ancient theatre of Epidaurus.

Photo Opportunity in Corinth

Along the way, your driver will stop at the impressive Corinth Canal, the point of which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland.

Corinth Canal Athens to Epidaurus

Arrival at ancient Epidaurus

On arrival, you will have approximately one to two hours to either explore the archaeological site or have a quick meal or refreshment at one of the casual tavernas found within the grounds of the theatre before the performance commences at 9:00pm (21:00).

Return to Athens

20 minutes after the performance finishes, your driver will be waiting at a designated area to take you back to Athens. You will be dropped off in Syntagma Square which will allow you easy access to taxis or walking distance to central accommodation. Please note: Arrival return times to Athens vary depending on the duration of the performance and traffic. Estimated return arrival time in Athens: 1:30-2.00am.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The famous ancient theatre of Epidaurus was constructed in the late 4th century BC, around the time when Athens was flourishing in art, philosophy, science and of course theatre and has a capacity of more than 12,000 spectators. Epidaurus theatre is located within the archaeological site of the Sanctuary of Asklepios in Palea Epidaurus in the region of Argolis, approximately a two-hour drive from central Athens.

Epidaurus Theatre Bus

Departure from Athens

Your professional driver will collect you from a designated meeting point around Syntagma Square in the centre of Athens at 4:45pm (16:45) on the day of the performance. You will be transported in a luxurious air-conditioned shuttle bus to the ancient theatre of Epidaurus.

Photo Opportunity in Corinth

Along the way, your driver will stop at the impressive Corinth Canal, the point of which connects the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland.

Corinth Canal Athens to Epidaurus

Arrival at ancient Epidaurus

On arrival, you will have approximately one to two hours to either explore the archaeological site or have a quick meal or refreshment at one of the casual tavernas found within the grounds of the theatre before the performance commences at 9:00pm (21:00).

Return to Athens

20 minutes after the performance finishes, your driver will be waiting at a designated area to take you back to Athens. You will be dropped off in Syntagma Square which will allow you easy access to taxis or walking distance to central accommodation. Please note: Arrival return times to Athens vary depending on the duration of the performance and traffic. Estimated return arrival time in Athens: 1:30-2.00am.

IMPORTANT BOOKING INFORMATION

You will be provided with the exact meeting point details for your bus and your driver's contact details after you have confirmed your booking.

 

  • * You must arrange your own theatre ticket in advance from the festival
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  • * The price is inclusive of all costs for your return transfer between central Athens & Epidaurus theatre
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  • * The bus is scheduled to depart Athens at 4:45pm (16:45) sharp. Late arrivals can not be accommodated & will forfeit their ticket
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  • * High heel shoes are not permitted into the theatre. We recommend flat comfortable shoes
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  • * Children under the age of 6 are not permitted into the theatre on performance nights
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  • The photo stop in Corinth is scheduled, however on the rare occasion that time does not permit, it may be skipped in order to arrive at the theatre on time. Our priority is to ensure you arrive at the theatre on time.
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  • * The transfer cost does not include any entrance fee to the archaeological site (should you wish to enter prior to the performance)
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  • * You may cancel your bus reservation without penalty up to 21 days before the scheduled transfer date
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  • * Cancellation less than 21 days prior does not entitle you to a refund - no-shows or late arrivals will not be refunded
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  • * This tour is independently run by a professionally licensed third-party operator that we have selected with care. The operator of the tour may contact you to organise your meeting point and start time closer to the date of the tour

€59 per person

Return Transfer

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