Public Transport Athens, Greece
There are three Metro lines in Athens:
There are three Tram routes:
The tram operates daily from 05:00 am to 01:00 am. On Fridays and Saturdays it operates from 05:30 am to 02:30 am. Detailed information on first and last tram departures are detailed in the following Table
Suburban Rail - "Proastiakos"www.trainose.gr
The site http://telematics.oasa.gr gives the time tables for buses and trolleys lines in Athens, as well as real-time information allowing you to know the bus arrival time at a given bus stop.
Bus lines number #040 - #500 - #790 - #X14 - #11 are available after from midnight till 6:00 AM except for line 040 that is available for 24 hours. Lines that serve the Airport are known as Airport EXPRESS bus lines are also available 24 hours. These lines are: (lines X93 - X95 - X96 - X97).
To get on and off a bus or trolley use the middle or rear doors. If your ticket hasn't been already validated, you can do it in one of the validation machines in the bus/trolley you are boarding.
The most common used ticket is the so called "Integrated ticket" that is valid on all transportation means for 70 minutes. There are a few exceptions: the integrated ticket is not valid on Express bus lines to/from the airport, on Metro and Suburban rail to/from the airport and on 122 (E22) bus route between Varkiza-Saronida.
All tickets need to be validated on validation machines before using any transportation mean. These machines are found within the buses and trolleys. On Metro, the validation machines are found at the entry of the stations. Validation machines for trams are found on the boarding platforms.
Further detailed information can be found at the official site of Athens Urban Transportation Organization at the following links: Tickets Prices (Greek only) & Tickets General Information
Tickets are bought from distribution machines found in Metro stations and Tram stops or at ticket offices in Metro stations. At the Athens International Airport, you can get a bus ticket from the kiosk outside gate 5, at the arrival terminal (ground level).
The Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA), in collaboration with Google has added to Google maps the complete routes of Athens public transport. From now on, you will be able to schedule your routes and transfers to get from one point to another of the city, using the urban transportion. Link: maps.google.gr/transitathens
Bus and Trolleys Timetables
Timetables for frequently searched bus lines:
Metro Airport Timetable
TfA ticketsThis mobile application allows you to purchase online your tickets for Athens Public Transport. Your mobile phone is your ticket, and saves you time for your transit in Athens.
OASA TelematicsWith this new mobile application offers real time monitoring of buses schedules and arrival time. It also contains timetables and routes.