Bus and trolley tickets can be purchased at special booths and kiosks near the bus stops. Once you are on the bus or trolley, validate your ticket by asserting it into one of the meters for that purpose; the ticket will be punched and dated. Then keep the ticket until you leave the bus, since it's not uncommon to have a ticket-checker to check their validity (if you are found that you haven't punched your tickets, you're required to pay around 15 - 25 Euro.
The bus number is : ?96 PIRAEUS - AIRPORT (EXPRESS)
ELEFTHERIOS VENIZELOS A.I.A. to PIRAEUS PORT
00.00, 00.40, 01.20, 02.00, 02.40, 03.20, 04.00, 04.40, 05.20, 06.00, 06.30, 07.00, 07.25, 07.50, 08.10, 08.30, 08.55, 09.15, 09.35, 09.55, 10.15, 10.35, 10.55, 11.20, 11.40, 12.00, 12.25, 12.45, 13.05, 13.25, 13.45, 14.05, 14.25, 14.50, 15.10, 15.30, 15.55, 16.15, 16.35, 16.55, 17.15, 17.35, 17.55, 18.20, 18.40, 19.00, 19.20, 19.40, 20.00, 20.20, 20.40, 21.00, 21.30, 22.05, 22.40, 23.20
PIRAEUS PORT to ELEFTHERIOS VENIZELOS A.I.A.
00.30, 01.10, 01.50, 02.30, 03.10, 03.50, 04.30, 05.00, 05.25, 05.45, 06.05, 06.25, 06.45, 07.10, 07.30, 07.50, 08.10, 08.30, 08.50, 09.10, 09.35, 09.55, 10.15, 10.40, 11.00, 11.20, 11.40, 12.00, 12.20, 12.40, 13.05, 13.25, 13.45, 14.10, 14.30, 14.50, 15.10, 15.30, 15.50, 16.10, 16.35, 16.55, 17.15, 17.40, 18.00, 18.20, 18.40, 19.00, 19.30, 20.00, 20.30, 21.10, 21.50, 22.30, 23.10, 23.50
Bus and trolley tickets are 0.45 Euro each and can be purchased at special booths and kiosks near the bus stops. Once you are on the bus or trolley, validate your ticket by asserting it into one of the meters for that purpose; the ticket will be punched and dated. Then keep the ticket until you leave the bus, since it's not uncommon to have a ticket-checker to check their validity (if you are found that you haven't punched your tickets, you're required to pay around 15 - 25 Euro.
This are the important lines from Piraeus :
- 040 PIRAEUS - SYNTAGMA
- 049 PIRAEUS - OMONOIA
- E1 PIRAEUS - VOULA (EXPRESS)
- E96 PIRAEUS - AIRPORT (EXPRESS)
The best way to get to Piraeus from Athens is by taking the Line 1 (green) of Athens' Metro system. Station like Monastiraki, Tission and Omonia are direct to Pireaus. You can also take the Syntagma station with a transfer in Monastiraki. You will be drop right in front of the Piraeus Centeal Port.
The fare of 0.70 euro is valid for 90 minutes and any transfers within that period provided you do not leave the station.
For the complete map of the metro go to this page: Athina Metro.
This is the largest, busiest and most important port in Greece. It is the gate to Argo-Saronic islands, Peloponnese east coasts, Northeast Aegean islands, Dodecanese, Cyclades, and Crete. The Southeast side of the port docks the International ferries and Cruise ships next to the Passengers Terminal and the Customhouse. Each of the many competing shipping companies has agents at the quayside, where you can not only buy your tickets but get useful information about accommodation in Aegean islands as well.
All taxis MUST use the meter, if the driver doesn't switch it on when you get in, ask him to.
Meter starts at 0,73 EURO
Rate per km when using tariff 1 0,23 EURO
Rate per km when using tariff 2 0,38 EURO
Waiting time per hour 7,00 EURO
Radio taxi - simple call 1,17 EURO
Radio taxi - appointment 1,76 EURO
From and to airports 0,88 EURO
From ports, railway stations and bus terminals 0,44 EURO
Night tarif No 2 - 24:00 - 05:00 0,38 EURO
Luggage - charge per item over 10 kg 0,15 EURO
Minimum Fare 1,47 EURO
A. Chios - Lesvos - Limnos - Thessaloniki
B. Crete - Peloponesse - Kythira
C. West Cyclades - Ikaria - Samos
D. East Cyclades
E. Syros - Tinos - Mykonos
F. Saronic Gulf
H. Flying Dolphins
Áðü ôçí ÁèÞíá: ìå ôïõò ÇÓÁÐ (çëåêôñéêïýò óéäçñüäñïìïõò Áèçíþí - Ðåéñáéþò). Áðü íçóß: ìå ðëïßï. - From Athens: with the Electric Railways of Athens and Peiraeus. From an island: by ship. Timetables at http://www.paleologos.gr/
By expres bus from Athens internasional airport-Elefterios Veniselos-90 min. E96 Connecting the airport with the port of Peiraias, metro line 1. The ticket price for the airport express lines is 2,93 euro.It allows for only one trip to or from the airport AND unlimited travel by all other transport modes (bus,trolley,metro) for 24 hours from the time of its valibation during first trip. Do NOT validate your 24-hour ticket more than once.
By metro from Athens center. Line 1.
The metro ticket of 0,73 euro allows for traveling on all lines (Any transfer fromone line to another is permitted) in one direction within 90 minutes. The metro ticket of 0,59 euro allows you traveling within 1 or 2 zones of line 1.
From Syntagma (Constitution Square) catch the bus 040 or from Omonia Square take the metro and in about 20 minutes you will be there.
Port of Piraeus is connected to central Athens by underground service.
A good and cheap way to travel from Athens to the islands is taking, at this port, a ferry.
When arriving in Pireus by boat it's easy to take the Metro into the Athens city centre. The Metro starts right at the harbour.