Information in Athens


Athens Urban Transport Organisation provides handy directions and timetable information over the phone, while the website has route details (though no comprehensive map of the bus system, unfortunately).
Bus in Athens

Liossion Terminal B

Buses to central and northern Greece, such as Trikala (for Meteora), Delphi, Larissa, Thiva and Volos. To get here, take the metro to Attiki and catch any local bus north on Liossion. Get off the bus at Liossion 260…
Bus in Athens

Kifissos Terminal A

Buses to Thessaloniki, the Peloponnese, Ionian Islands and destinations in western Greece such as Igoumenitsa, Ioannina, Kastoria and Edessa. Local bus 051 goes to central Athens (junction of Zinonos and Menandrou, …
Bus in Athens

Mavromateon Terminal

Buses for destinations in southern Attica, such as Cape Sounion, leave from this set of bus stops, about 250m north of the National Archaeological Museum. For buses to Rafina, Lavrio and Marathon, look for stops jus…
Airport in Around Athens

Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport

Athens' Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport lies near Spata, 27km east of Athens. It has all the modern conveniences, including 24-hour luggage storage in the arrivals hall, a children's playroom, even a sma…
Bus in Monastiraki & Psyrri

Night Bus 500 to Piraeus

When you absolutely, positively need to get to Piraeus in the middle of the night. Starts in Kifissia; runs hourly until 5am. (If departing from Syntagma or south, you can catch the more-frequent 040 instead).
Taxi in Athens

Athens Tour Taxi

Panagiotis 'Panos' Tyrlis, coowner of this taxi service, comes highly recommended as a safe, knowledgeable and very helpful English-speaking driver, excellent for day trips in and around Athens. The company also doe…
Bus in Athens

KTEL Buses to Epidavros

KTEL Argolidas runs buses from Kifissos Terminal A. The afternoon bus, at 4.30pm arrives in time for evening events at the Athens & Epidaurus Festival.
Train in Athens

Suburban Rail

A fast suburban rail links Athens with the airport, Piraeus, the outer regions and the northern Peloponnese. It connects to the metro at Larisis, Doukissis Plakentias and Nerantziotissa stations, and goes from the a…
Bus in Syntagma & Plaka

Bus 040 to Piraeus

Runs 24 hours, so useful after the metro stops running. (If you're starting at Omonia or further north, take the 500 night bus instead.)