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The review of public transportatin of Athens in Greece

How to get to the airport of Athens

Athens International Airport is situated at a distance of 30 kilometers from the city. Coordinates: 37.937985, 23.946042 You can reach the city center by the third line of the metro (fare 10,8 USD = 10 EUR ) or buses X92, X93, X94, X95, X96, X97 (cost 5,4 USD = 5 EUR )

In 40 minutes you can reach on a special shuttle bus. Price 8,6 USD = 8. EUR

You can view prices and book a ride to the airport with the international online service KiwiTaxi

Airport Site:

Transoport in Athens, Airport Express
Airport Express

How to get to the the seaport

The sea port where cruise liners stop, located in the Pireas.  Coordinates: 37.938001, 23.635867. From Athens, the port can be reached by subway.  Coordinates of the metro station in Pireas: 37.948036, 23.642815.

Transoport Athens, Metro

Metro and city transport in Athens

To visit the major central attractions such as the Acropolis, you can get off at THISSIO. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office or automatic machines for cash.

  • Fare 1,5 USD = 1.40 EUR for a ticket, which can be used in all transport modes, it is valid for 90 minutes.
  • A ticket for 4,3 USD = 4.00 EUR valid for all modes of transport within 24 hours.

Before boarding an underground train ticket is necessary to stamp!

Transoport Athens in Greece, metro line from the seaport
metro line from the seaport
Transoport in Athens in Greece, Ticket machine
Ticket machine
Transoport in Athens in Greece, Composter
Transoport in Athens in Greece, Bus

Taxi in Athens

We can not say that the taxi in the city look neat, but not too dirty.

  • The cost of boarding 1,3 USD = 1.19 EUR
  • 0,37 USD = 0.34 EUR per kilometer inside the city during the day
  • 0,69 USD = 0.64 EUR per kilometers outside the city or at night from 0 to 5 in the morning.
  • The minimum fare 3,4 USD = 3.20 EUR

Examples of taxi fares

  • Downtown - Sea Port (Piraeus port) 17,2 USD = 16. EUR go 50 minutes and 13 km
  • A taxi to the airport 35km and 40 minutes. price 37,7 USD = 35 EUR

There may be hidden charges. Tipping is not mandatory. Insist on using the meter!

Transoport in Greece, Taxi in Athens
Taxi in Athens

Examples of car rental prices in Athens and Greece

  • Nissan Micra, mechanical/automatic 18,3 - 19,4 USD = 17 - 18 EUR
  • Suzuki Splash, automatic 24,8 USD = 23 EUR
  • Volkswagen Golf, mechanics 25,8 USD = 24 EUR
  • Hyundai I30, automatiс 29,1 USD = 27 EUR

For the insurance with no deductible surcharge of about 10,8 USD = 10 EUR per day

Compare car rental prices at various rental companies and book a car with the world’s largest international service Rentalcars

Airfare to Athens

Many airlines fly to Athens, including low-cost carriers. Offers can vary in price, time and place of departure. Traditionally, the more convenient the flight (in terms of time and place of departure), the more expensive.

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    Alexander 2022-12-08
    How's the public transport in create I would like to go to psychro cave, there's another option instead taxi

    Syafiqah 2022-07-07
    I’m visiting Athens in few weeks time. I just want to confirm that there is no requirement for coivd test result upon arrival?

    Faial 2021-11-18
    Is athens smoker-friendly?

    Dee 2021-09-08
    I need to buy French brand President butter. Is it available in supermarkets in Athens?

    Tip 2021-09-19
    Yes, President butter is available at most big supermarket chains.

    Shaima Bait Maqbool 2021-08-18
    What is the price for frozen Dolphinfish in Greece today?

    Max 2022-05-19
    Eating dolphins is not romantic at all Ms Shaima try Mc Donald is better

    Robert 2021-06-04
    I'm planning to visit athens, do I have to go on quarantine?

    Hansi 2021-07-03

    Mirza tahir Baig 2021-05-06

    Mirza tahir Baig 2021-05-06
    Hello I have a vegetables for Crete can you purchase the tomatoes and cherry lobelo

    Tutu 2021-07-15

    Melody 2021-02-02
    I am planning to go to Athens soon. My only question is do they have English translations on the menus?

    Tutu 2021-07-15

    Jane 2021-03-18
    Yes there will be English in bars, tavernas, restaurants.


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