Getting There

By Car -- If you're coming from Athens or Corinth, turn left for Epidaurus immediately after the Corinth Canal and then follow the coast road to Ancient Epidaurus (or Epidaurus Theater), not to Nea Epidaurus or Palea Epidaurus. From Nafplion, follow the signs for Epidaurus and keep an eye out for signs for the Theater. If you drive to Epidaurus from Nafplion for a performance, be alert: The road will be clogged with buses and other travelers driving the road for the first time.

By Bus -- Two buses a day run from the Stathmos Leoforia Peloponnisou, 100 Kifissou, Athens (tel. 210/512-4910;, to Epidaurus. The trip takes about 3 hours. There are three buses a day from the Nafplion bus station, off Plateia Kapodistrias (tel. 27520/27-323), to Epidaurus, as well as extra buses when there are performances at the Theater of Epidaurus. This bus takes about an hour. For general information on Athens-Peloponnese schedules and fares, call tel. 210/512-4910, or check

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.