Moving around Athens
The Athens public transportation network offers a wide range of routes, combining many different means, including the metro, trains, buses, trolleybuses and the tram. Airport to city center transportation by metro takes 40 minutes and costs €10 (2021 rates).
The state-of-the-art Athens Metro serves all major city spots and sites of interest with several new stations being added to the network every year.
Apart from safety, speed and comfort, passengers also enjoy the unique opportunity to see in-station displays of the ancient ruins and findings that were discovered during the metro construction.
The Athens Tram (inaugurated in 2004) completes the transportation network of Athens Metropolitan area and offers a charming ride along the coastline of the city, from Voula to Faliro.
|DURATION||Cost (as of 2021)|
|AIRPORT – CITY CENTER TRANSPORTATION|
|Metro & Suburban train||40 minutes||10 Euros (one way)|
|Express Shuttle||40 minutes||6 Euros (one way)|
|Taxi||30 minutes||38 Euros (fixed rate)|
|AROUND THE CITY|
Unlimited transportation ticket
|90 minutes||1.40 Euros|
|24 hours||4.50 Euros|
|5 days||9 Euros|