Information in Athens


Athens Urban Transport Organisation runs the city buses, which run frequently and cover a great deal of the city. There is no comprehensive bus map, however; for routes, you must call the info line, check the websit…
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…
Bus in Athens

KTEL Argolida

KTEL Argolidas runs buses from Kifissos Terminal A. During the Athens & Epidaurus Festival, it runs special buses timed for performances at Epidavros, usually departing at 5pm.
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…
Train Station in Athens

Larisis Train Station

Trains to central and northern Greece, as well as suburban rail services, depart from the Larisis train station, about 1km northwest of Plateia Omonias. Purchase tickets for international trips at the office in the …
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.)