Athens Transportation

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  • 1. Metro

    I was impressed with the efficiency of the Metro in Athens. It's too bad that the metro isn't extended longer in different directions. It was clean and easy to access, easy to understand where the...

  • 2. Airport bus

    If you are not considering to take the metro or a taxi to the city centre, then the bus can be is your choice. Line X95 Syntagma Line X96 Piraeus Line X93 Kifisou Avenue Line X97 Dafni

  • 3. El. Venizelos Airport

    ok, there are 3 options: -taxi Since February 2011 there is a fix price from/to city center. It will cost you 35 euros (including tolls/luggage etc). After midnight(till 5.00am) it costs 50euros. The...

  • 4. Taxis

    If you read my main Athens page, you get a dose of what we experienced with the taxi drivers. They will pretty much charge you whatever they want. They don't always run the meter and make a habit of...

  • 5. Long Distance Buses

    Forum reply from April 2011 You really are short of time. Even Delphi could do with 2 days as it really is a fascinating place. A day out there from Athens is doable though by bus and is quite a...

  • 6. Tram

    The first tram operated in 1882, they were wagons drawn by 3 horses (!) while in 1908 the first electric trams came. There were 21 different lines but the state put then away in the name of evolution...

  • 7. Local Buses

    You need to get to Aigyptou Square, past the National Archaeological Museum to catch a bus to Sounio. The frequency and timetable can be found from the kiosk at the rear of the bus station. If...

  • 8. Ferries and Ports

    There are three ports that you can you for ferries/boats to the islands, Piraeus, Rafina, Lavrio For Piraeus which is the bigger port get subway (green line) to Piraeus and most of the boats will be...

  • 9. Car Rental

    AVOID, a UK-based international car rental company, as they are misleading customers. I believe they don't own a single vehicle, but use 2nd league local care hire companies with...

  • 10. Long Distance Trains

    Probably the second best option to reach the Airport (after an Airport Express Bus), provided you are lingering around the Larisis train station. The Metro looks like a "quicker" option, but it is not...

  • 11. Sightseeing Buses

    There used to be a bus line, bus No.400 which was the Athens Sightseeing public bus. I never used it but it seems not many visitors used it either because I guess they didnt want want to spend 90' in...

  • 12. Long Flight

    Some things to consider on a long flight, take a sweater in case it gets cold and don't dress to warm in case it gets hot. I take my shoes off and put on...

  • 13. how to move around

    Find a hotel in the center and walk! It’s the only way to feel a city, even a huge one like Athens, most attraction are in the center anyway. Then use public...

  • 14. the happy train!

    There is a touristic small train that goes from Monastiraki to Syntagma and back and its called “Athens Happy Train”. In fact this isn’t a normal train but a an...

  • 15. Tickets for metro,bus and tram

    You can buy the bus Tickets (esitirio in Greek) from Kiosk cost 0, 40 cent (kiosk=periptero in Greek) not from the bus Driver, and regarding the metro ticket...

  • 16. Traveling between Athens and Dubrovnik

    To get to Dubrovnik from Athens, you have two options. One is to take a bus or train from Athens to Thessaloniki. From there, take the 8:21 a.m. train to...

  • 17. Olympic Airways: The Greek National Airline

    Olympic airways is the Greek National Airline. It has got the best air route network in Greece. The service of the airline is okay. Its not too bad and not too...

  • 18. Athens: The Main hub of Airlines in Greece

    All the World's major airlines arrive in Athens first and then proceed further in Greece. Cornus Airline is the second best national Airline of Greece and its...

  • 19. Travelling from Athens to Greek Island

    Crete-based Aegean Airline is the sole surviver of the many new airlines that emerged to chanllenge National Greek Carrier, Olympic Airways, following the 1993...

  • 20. Ferry Frequent Schedules

    The thread below will help you pick the island you wish to visit.It has been helpful to me, so why not with you.Greek islands are beautiful, do some reading...

  • 21. Brussels Airlines

    First time I’d used this airline - the phoenix operation after Sabena went under after 9-11.We left 45 late - I’m not sure why. Getting all those Greeks on...

  • 22. Buses, Metro and Trolley Buses (Trams)

    A ticket for 1 euro is valid for one hour in any number of buses, metros and Trolley Buses (trams).You can use it successively in any number of trips, within...

  • 23. Strikes in Athens and Transport

    Even if there is a strike, this lasts for a couple of hours. But even if that happens, it is very scarcely that the Metro or trains stop.The foreign Papers many...


    THE PUBLIC BUS FROM PIRAEUS TO ATHENS You can take bus 040 from near the pier B (the terminal is 200 ft away from the main exit) towards Athens. You get off at...

  • 25. Piraeus Port to Athens BY TRAIN

    PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION TRANSFERS Piraeus Port to AthensInstructions on how to use the public transportation means from the port of Piraeus to Athens and...

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There’s a lot of traffic in Athens but you will hardly notice it as most attractions are located at the compact/walkable city center. So, no need for public transport in general but there is a...

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