History of KTEL Achaias

KTEL Achaias was founded in 1952, with the application of Law 2119/52 as a joint bus collecting fund (KTEL).

the 196360 / 6.10.67 decision of the Ministry of Communications, the 46 intercity buses of mainland Greece and Crete are merged into 8 bus terminals. (Joint Intercity Bus Collection Funds) on February 1, 1968. The KTEL of Achaia Prefecture belongs to the 1st KTEL. along with the rest of the Bus Station of the Peloponnese.

However, this status did not prosper and in 1973, according to Legislative Decree 102, the KTEL Prefecture of Achaia was re-established where it was until 2003. By Law 2963/2001 the KTEL Prefecture of Achaia was transformed into a Société Anonyme from 1 / 9/2003. It initially included 139 shareholder buses.

Today, the Achaia Prefecture Bus has 150 state-of-the-art buses, 17 of which are owned by the Bus.


The Company

KTEL Achaias SA provides quality, safety and speed passenger and luggage transport services with predefined and extraordinary services, in and out of the prefecture of Achaia, with the point of departure or destination the city of Patras.
At the same time, through the tourist agency he maintains under the name “Patras Travel” he undertakes domestic and foreign trips.
It has agencies for the transportation of parcels and envelopes immediately and safely, utilizing the fleet of vehicles at the destinations on which it operates.


ΚΤΕΛ Ν. ΑΧΑΪΑΣThere are an average of 100 daily commutes on average, and many more at peak times, serving approximately 1,000,000 passengers annually.

KTEL Achaias covers one of the largest route networks, with four main axes: Patra-Athens, Patra Thessaloniki, Patra-Kalamata and Patra-Ioannina, has a dense network within the Prefecture of Achaia but also regular and occasional lines for Greece .

KTEL Achaias SA has studied the needs of the target audience and has taken specific actions to meet their needs, having established specific itineraries by period and by customer category.

It is one of the first KTEL operators in Greece to install a computer system. KTEL thus improved its organization and was able to evaluate its routes through statistical analysis.

Always strives to tailor its services and their costs in order to provide quality customer service and to counter competition.

KTEL strives to be a pioneer in terms of quality of service, accuracy of routes, security, information and of course the convenience of passenger transport.

KTEL Achaias with over 60 years of operational experience, aims to continuously refurbish its fleet and its services, and is constantly seeking the organizational and technical solutions that will provide the passenger public with the quality of service they desire.

It is constantly monitoring and experimenting with new technologies in the direction of adopting the most appropriate and efficient ones in the direction of modernizing the fleet and services to its customers, reducing operating costs, improving fleet supervision etc.

Currently, it is on the verge of implementing a series of actions for which it has already investigated the trends of the Greek and international markets. This program gives the business an opportunity to fund actions it has already studied and planned.

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