Athens Public Transportation

Athens Transport information
Tickets and Cards

Athens is connected to even the remotest destinations
through the Athens International Airport,
ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio,
national railway network operated by TRAINOSE and,
long-distance bus network KTEL

  • City buses
  • Electric trolley-buses
  • Athens Metro
  • Athens Tram
  • Athens Suburban railway

Getting to/from the Athens International Airport
and the city center, located about 20 km (12 miles)
east can be achieved via:

  • 24-hour express buses

All buses leave passengers at the Departures Level
and depart from the Arrivals Level, between Exits 4 and 5.
There are four routes:

Χ93 : Kifissos KTEL (long-distance buses) Station – Airport

Χ95 : Syntagma – Airport

Χ96 : Port of Piraeus – Airport

Χ97 : Eliniko Metro Station – Airport

  • Metro

Take Metro Line 3 (Aghia Marina – Douk. Plakentias – Airport),

which connects the Athens airport with the city center.

Trains run every 30 minutes, 7 days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

The trip from/to the Airport to Syntagma station
(Athens center) lasts 40 minutes.

  • Proastiakos

The Suburban railway connects the Athens airport

with the Athens Central Railway Station and Acharnai Railway Center,

and through them to the National Railway network.

Trains run 7 days a week from 5:26 am to 21:44 pm.

  • Taxi

A taxi from the airport to the city center
costs a flat rate of €38 from 5:00 a.m.
to midnight, and €54 from midnight to 5:00 a.m.

Athens Transport Tickets and Cards

During 2017 the Athens transport ticket system
transitions from paper tickets to modern electronic tickets.
There are 3 new types of Athens Transport tickets:

The Ath.ena Ticket
The personalized Ath.ena Card
The anonymous Ath.ena Card

Short-term tickets (no airport transfer)

Short-term tickets (including airport transfer)

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