Athens City Pass

Everything you need in one pass.

Discover Athens with our All-in-One City Pass! Visit the most famous landmarks, museums and attractions of the city with just one pass. The City Pass includes skip-the-line access to places such as the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, and more. With the pass, you also get a free hop-on-hop-off bus tour, and an optional day cruise is available. The City Pass is available for 1 to 6 days. Save time and money with the Athens City Pass!

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Highlights of the Athens City Pass

The Athens City Pass at a glance

  • Visit the most famous sights and museums of Athens for free accordion toogle

    Visit the Acropolis, the Ancient Agora, the new Acropolis Museum, Kerameikos and many other top attractions with the Athens City Pass. 

  • Inclusive: Great Hop-on-Hop-off city tour accordion toogle

    Great Hop-on-Hop-off city tour in an open top bus with audioguide on three different routes through Athens. 

  • Save with discounts accordion toogle

    Save with discounts up to 30 % on tours and 50 % on famous museums, get extras and more savings on shopping & gastronomy. 

  • Buy now and receive your Athens City Pass by e-mail accordion toogle

    Buy now and receive your Athens City Pass by e-mail – all Athen City Pass types will be sent to you by e-mail. Print it out or simply use it on your smartphone.

  • Everything you need to know accordion toogle

    After the booking of your Athens City Pass we will send you all important information by e-mail. You will find all details to the attractions and offers in the ticket attachment. 

  • Visit Athens well organized accordion toogle

    Save money and valuable travel time during your stay in Athens with the Athens City Pass, the official City Card Athens.

Benefits of the Athens City Pass

The Athens City Pass® is your all-inclusive sightseeing package to discover the top attractions of the Greek capital in a relaxed way. Benefit from free admission to the most popular attractions and museums. The Athens City Pass will be sent to you by e-mail as an e-ticket as soon as the payment has been received.

  • Less queuing accordion toogle

    Save time and energy. The Greek capital impresses more and more visitors with its historical monuments, archaeological sites and its pleasant climate. All this sometimes leads to longer waiting lines at the ticket offices. With the Athens City Pass you save valuable vacation time and can walk directly to the entrance of the respective attraction. 

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    The following services are already included in your Athens City Pass, depending on the pass type you choose, so you do not have to worry about anything else. The Athens City Pass includes the top things to do and to see in Athens: Acropolis with north and south slopes The new Acropolis Museum – rated as one of the best museums in the world Archaeological sites Hop-on-hop-off bus tour Athens and Piraeus Museum of Illusion 

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    Book the wonderful one day Athens cruise on a modern large ship across the sea to the three islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina. You will be served a delicious and rich lunch buffet and can enjoy the entertainment on board, relax in the sun on deck and discover the islands during the excursions on land. The transfer from your hotel to the port of departure and back is already included in your ticket. With the Athens City Pass you enjoy an exclusive price advantage of 12.5 % compared to the price on spot. You can use the ticket for the Athens One Day Cruise flexibel (after reservation) within 12 months and independent from your pass. 

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    All the information you need: With your Athens City Pass you will receive an overview of all attractions with instructions on how to use it and contact information. 

    Fast shipping: Your Athens City Pass will be sent to you as pdf file via e-mail after receipt of payment (please also check the spam folder of your e-mail inbox). You will then have all the required documents with you before your departure. You can either print the pass or use it on your mobile device.

    Presale and service fees included: All taxes, booking and service fees are already included in the price. You don't have to worry about hidden costs. Order your preferred Athens City Pass here and now on the official website for the best price und visit the historically first European capital of culture!

How the Athens City Pass works:

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    Select the number of days and persons. Click on "Book now".

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    After booking you will receive the Athens City Pass free of shipping costs by e-mail. You will find all the details about the attractions and contacts in the ticket attachment. When completing your booking, please choose a date in the period in which you wish to visit the Acropolis so that we can generate the appropriate ticket for you.

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    Something special for your journey – One day cruise: If you have chosen the one day cruise, you will receive your paid ticket with your booking by e-mail. Please reserve your place on the ship and your transfer to the harbor by using the contact stated on your ticket directly upon receipt (if possible at least 3 days in advance). The cruise ticket is valid 12 months and you can use it independent from your pass, even before or after the validity of the pass.

About Athens

The Athens City Pass is your ticket to the top attractions and museums of the Greek capital. Visit the landmark of Athens, the Acropolis, where you can admire the famous Parthenon Temple. Visit the north and south slopes to explore the Theater of Dionysus, the Odeon of Herodus Atticus and many other monuments. Your Athens City Pass also includes free admission to the New Acropolis Museum. The artefacts come exclusively from the Acropolis area and include the Caryatids and the Parthenon frieze. Book the Pass and benefit from the advantages of your practical Athens Card. 

Use and Validity

Validity: The Athens City Pass is valid for the specified number of days and begins with the first use of the pass. The Athens City Pass must be used within 12 months after the date of purchase. Each included attraction can be visited once. Once you start using the pass, the validity of the passes cannot be extended or paused. Even if the validity period coincidentally includes the closing day of a museum. The services included in the Athens City Pass can be used/visited once in whatever order during the validity period of your City Pass. For some tours and admissions, reservations are required or the ticket must be received at the redemption point. Everything is kept easy and the information, contacts and addresses are described in the attachment to your City Pass.

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NOTE: Acropolis - Season tickets: Reservations for the Acropolis in the respective season (summer / winter) are possible approximately two weeks before April 1st (for the summer months) and before November 1st (for the winter months). You will therefore receive your documents at the latest one to two weeks before the date you have chosen for your visit to the Acropolis. The Acropolis is generally accessible free of charge on the 1st Sunday of the month (from November to March), 6 March, 18 April, 18 May, 28 October and on the last weekend of September - please note that there may be a larger number of visitors on this day.

Inclusive one day cruise with pick up round trip service: If you have chosen the one day cruise, you will receive a ticket for the tour with exact details with your booking. Please read the information carefully. Reserve your place 3 days in advance and hand in your ticket on departure. Telephone number and e-mail address are indicated on the ticket. Please state your pick-up location. The provider will pick you up in the morning and bring you back in the evening. Due to local conditions (e.g. narrow streets), the bus may not be able to drive directly to your hotel, but may pick you up and drop you off nearby. You will receive this information when you make your reservation. The pick up round trip service is already included in your booked ticket. You can use the ticket for the Athens One Day Cruise flexibel (after reservation) within 12 months and independent from your pass.

Acropolis Combined Ticket: The Acropolis Combined Ticket is included in the Athens City Pass. With the Acropolis Combined Ticket you can visit the following attractions once: Acropolis with north and south slopes, Ancient Agora & Stoa of Attalos, Roman Agora, Hadrian's Library, Lykeion, Temple of Olympic Zeus (Olympieion) & Kerameikos. You don't have to wait in line at the ticket office to buy your ticket, you can go directly to one of the entrance gates of any Acropolis entrance with your ticket.
The famous Acropolis: You can visit the Acropolis and the historical sites comfortably with your Acropolis Combined Ticket. The Acropolis and its areas are included in the Athens City Pass. You can visit each attraction on the Acropolis area once. This ticket is valid for five consecutive days. EU-citizens up to the age of 25 have free admission. The "free ticket" is available at the exchange point or at the cash desks. (Please show ID). For Non-EU citizens older than 6 years admission fees may be charged. Please inform yourself at the ticket office about the cheapest tariff.
Mind waiting queues on busy days. +++ If you book the 18-25 years rate with us, you will receive the Acropolis ticket with fast track entry included in your Athens City Pass. +++

"New Acropolis Museum" and "Acropolis":
Those two attractions are two different institutions. The New Acropolis Museum is located close to the entrance to the Acropolis site. The Acropolis Museum is included in all pass options with free admission for all days of pass validity. The new Acropolis Museum is considered one of the best museums in the world. The Athens City Pass includes the entrance fee for all adults to the Acropolis Museum. Children and teens under the age of 18 from EU countries are generally entitled to free admission. For children aged 5-18 years from non-EU countries entrance fees of 3€ (winter) and 5€ (summer) will apply at the entrance.

Hop-On Hop-Off tour Athens: Your Athens City Pass includes the Hop-on Hop-off bus tours through Athens, Piraeus and Glyfada with free audio commentary. The Hop-on-hop-off city tours are offered over 3 different routes. You can explore Athens attractions, the port and city of Piraeus and the southern suburb of Glyfada. For 48 hours you can switch between these routes as often as you like and get on and off at all stops. Please show your Athens City Pass to an employee of the bus provider. Your Athens City Pass will show you where to pick up your bus ticket and provides you with further information.

Great tours with discounts: With the Athens City Pass you receive high discounts on many tours and benefit from exclusive saving advantages. With your Athens City Pass you will receive all important information you need to simply book the tours. Discounts for museums, tours and shopping: Please always show your City Pass and ticket attachment in advance (before buying or when booking) to get your discount.

Opening hours: Please note the opening hours, closing times at short notice and any conditions of use that apply to individual attractions. Most attractions are closed on 24.12. (Christmas Eve). Some museums and sights may be closed at short notice for technical or organisational reasons or for renovation purposes. Please check the attraction's website for more information. Please note that local prices for individual attractions and/or services may vary. Please also note that all taxes, booking and service fees are included in the final price.

Children and teenagers: The Athens City Pass is designed for typical city travellers (25 years and older) who want to see a lot in a short time and save time and money. We offer discounted rates for people aged 6-17. Please note that children and teenagers under the age of 18 sometimes require proof of age (passport or identity card).

City maps: A printed city map of Athens is available for free at Athens Airport in displays or in the arrivals area. You can also get a city map and travel guide of Athens in many hotels and tourist facilities in the city centre of Athens for free.

Fees: Local prices may differ from the price of the pass, as contents and services may vary and all taxes, booking and service fees have already been included in the pass. Further information about the City Pass can easily be found at "FAQs".

We wish you a pleasant stay in Athens!

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