TrainsThe Electric Railway Company/Metro Line 1 (ISAP) Referred to as Metro Line 1, the Electric Railway Company, or ISAP, runs between Piraeus and Kifissia and connects to Metro Lines 2 & 3, the tram and bus routes at hub stations. The total travel time...http://www.thisisathens.org/themes/1/default/media/fb_share.jpg

Trains

The Electric Railway Company/Metro Line 1 (ISAP)

Referred to as Metro Line 1, the Electric Railway Company, or ISAP, runs between Piraeus and Kifissia and connects to Metro Lines 2 & 3, the tram and bus routes at hub stations. The total travel time from the first to the last stop on Line 1 is less than an hour. The electric railway runs daily from 5:00am to 00:15am. For more information dial: 11185 or +30 214 414 6400 ( Monday-Friday 08:00-16:00 )
www.stasy.gr

Athens Metro (Metro Lines 2 & 3)

The Athens Metro is fast, affordable, and easy to navigate. Look out for the artfully displayed antiquities unearthed during construction as you enter and exit the stations.

Metro Fares:
€1,40 for a 90-minute, flat fare single ticket which can be used on all public transport, including buses and trolleys
€4,50 for a 24-hour ticket covering the entire city
€22 for a 3 -day ticket, including transfers to and from the airport
€9 for a 5-day ticket,covering all stations exceptthe airport.

For more information, see here

From the Airport to the City Centre:
Metro Line 3 (Agia Marina – Doukissis Plakentias - Athens International Airport), connects Athens airport with the city centre. 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 centre) lasts approx. 40 minutes. Check the Metro timetable to the airport here .

For tickets and cards check here.

Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE)

Domestic and international departures from Athens and Thessaloniki by train with connections to major railways as well as the biggest cities in Greece.

Main train stations in Athens are: Larissa Station ( serves Greece and International routes ) : 14511 ( daily 06:00-23:00 )
For more information dial: 1110
www.trainose.gr

Proastiakos (Suburban Railway)

This new Athens high-speed train system offers access to Irakleio and Neratziotissa which is next to the Athens Olympic Sports Complex. A connection can be made to the Kifissia-Piraeus ISAP line. It also gets you to Kifissia, the hub of business in northern Athens; Doukissis Plakentias, an important urban residential area; Pallini and Kantza in the eastern part of the greater Athens area; and Koropi, a center of industrial development. A new route to Corinth has just been initiated with plans to extend the network with added routes to Lavrio, Rafina, and a new route to Corinth and Kiato for easier mobility. It also serves Athens International Airport. The suburban rail runs daily from 6:00am until 12 midnight.

From the Airport:

The Suburban Railway (Proastiakos) departs every 15-25 minutes from the Athens Airport railway station to Plakentias station, where you can change trains and continue to the city center (Metro Line 3 to Egaleo), using the same ticket. For timetables or to book tickets, please check here.

For more information: 14511 ( daily 06:00-23:00 )
www.trainose.gr

Download : Metro - Suburban - Electric Railway map (.pdf - 660 KB)
For more information on the Athens public transportation system you can also visit:
www.oasa.gr, www.stasy.gr, www.osy.gr

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