Athens City Pass

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Athens City Pass

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Ticket to use the Athens public transport (in the Athens City Pass with public transport)

  • Free use of all means of public transport in Athens
  • Including the route to the airport and back (with Athens Airport Bus or Metro)
  • Children under the age of six travel for free with Athens public transport
  • Unlimited journeys through the entire city for 72 or 144 hours.

The public transport network in Athens is very wide. In addition to numerous bus and trolleybus lines, it includes three metro and tram lines as well as an suburban railway system.
Important: You must validate your ticket once before your first journey! Insert it into one of the colourful stamp machines in the entrance area or on the platform of the Athens metro, at the tram stop or in the front area of the buses. If the ticket is still valid but does not work anymore due to soiling or damage, the station staff will help you.
Children: Under the age of 6, all public transport and airport transfers are free of charge. Children aged 6 and over will receive the same ticket as adults. The price for 72 hours is 22 € and for 144 hours 44 €. Please note that a service activation fee of €5 is charged for each ticket - it is already included in the final price of your booking.

Free Airport transfer with Athens Airport Bus or Metro:

With your ticket you can travel comfortably from the airport to the city center and back. You can choose whether you want to travel by metro or express bus.
Transport from Athens Airport by Metro: Metro Line 3 (blue line): Aghia Marina-Douk. Plakentias Airport, every 30 minutes, daily from 06:30 am to 11:30 pm. Travel time approx. 40 minutes. 
Athens Airport shuttle bus: operate 24/7 on the four different routes and depart from the arrival terminal (exits 4 and 5): Bus X93: Kifissos KTEL Station-Airport (travel time 65 min). Bus X95: Syntagma-Airport (travel time 70 min). Bus X96: Port of Priaeus-Airport (journey time 90 minutes). Bus X97: Eliniko Metro Station-Airport (travel time 100 min). 

Athens Metro: runs daily from 5:30 am to 0:30 pm, during the night from friday to saturday and saturday to sunday until 2 am (line 2&3)

The metro in Athens is fast, safe and reliable, making it the best choice for your movement in Athens. It currently operates three lines with a total off 65 stations. Additionally extensions of the metro network are currently taking place and a fourth line is planned. The metro stations in Athens also serve as small museums and art galleries. Due to the historical past of the city, extensions were interrupted quiet often to protect the archaelogical treasures. Today, a lot of these saved findings are exhibited in many stations. For example, the station "Syntagma" houses a permanent exhibition of objects found during the construction work in the upper area. Besides their archaeological interest, smaller concerts or photo exhibitions are taking place in the metro stations from time to time. All stations are also decorated with art works by renowned Greek artists. Classical music is played over loudspeakers in every metro station. With the Athens City Pass with public transport you don't have to buy in Athens metro tickets as the free travel with the metro is already included.

Athens Tram: runs from Sunday to Thursday from 5:30 am to 1:00 am in the night, Friday and Saturday from 5:30 am to 2:00 am of the next day

The Athens tram system is very modern. It consists of three lines with a total of 48 stops. "Syntagma" is the starting point and from there the tram network spreads along the Saronic Gulf Coast and connects the city centre with various beaches and southern suburbs.

Prostiakos

The suburban railway ("Proastiakos" in Greek) operates two routes in Athens. It runs daily from 5 am in the morning until midnight. It is therefore the ideal alternative for tourists to reach the Athens airport.

Athens Bus

The bus connections are definitely most developed. The Athens bus network consist of about 300 bus lines and 25 trolleybus lines connecting all sectors in the greater area of Athens. All means of public transport in Athens usually run daily from 5 or 5:30 am until midnight. During rush hour the Athens metro runs every 4 to 5 minutes and on Fridays and Saturdays the trains run extended until 2 am in the morning. During the holiday periods the travel times may differ from the usual times. 
The Athens City Pass guarantess free travel with public transport for 72 hours. If you choose public transport for 144 hours, you will receive two 72 hour tickets. Please make sure to use the tickets one after the other, which means please stamp the second ticket only after the 72 hours of the first ticket have passed. The public transport ticket is enclosed in your Athens City Pass. Please remember to validate your ticket at one of the stamp machines before using Athens public transport for the first time.

From Athens to the famous Greek islands of Hydra, Poros & Aegina: The Athens City Pass with your ticket for the one day cruise incl. pick up round trip service

Experience a one day cruise from Athens to three wonderful Greek islands and save 12.5 % compared to the price on-site! Book your ticket for the one day cruise with your Athens City Pass and benefit from the budget price. Simply select "One day cruise with transfer" during the first booking step. The transfer from your accommodation (or a nearby pick-up point) to the port of departure and back is already included in the price. Further information about the one day cruise and special terms of use can be found here

  • You will be picked up early in the morning and taken to the port of departure. After the one day cruise, the transfer will take you back to your accommodation (or to the nearby pick-up point). 
  • Visit the islands of Hydra, Poros and finally Aegina. On the ship you can enjoy entertainment, explore the bars and boutiques and admire the magnificent views during the cruise. 
  • After departure you can enjoy a Greek breakfast on the ship (not included in the price). After your stay on the second island of Poros a delicious lunch buffet awaits you on board, already included in the price.
  • Please reserve the one day cruise directly with the provider as soon as you receive your ticket with the Athens City Pass. Reserve the one day cruise preferably at least 3 days in advance. You will receive all the necessary contact details with your booking. 

Simply book the day cruise to your Athens City Pass by ticking " One day cruise with transfer " in the first booking step. 

Your ticket for the one day cruise will be sent to you by e-mail with your City Pass. Please print the ticket so that you can hand it in when you board the ship. 

Here you will find an overview of all the attractions included in the Athens City Pass >