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TICKETS FOR URBAN TRANSPORT IN ATHENS
ATH.ENA TICKET, ATH.ENA CARD, Airport tickets
WHICH IS THE MOST APPROPRIATE TICKET FOR YOU?
Load ATH.ENA TICKET or ATH.ENA.CARD with a product that best suits your needs.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
During travel, eligible persons for discount tickets, ticket validation
TICKET PRICES
Ticket prices, offers for ticket bundles, discount tickets
The Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) welcomes you and invites every visitor to discover Athens by means of transport.
The OASA group consists of a continuously developing transport network, which includes the subway (metro), the tramways, the buses and the trolleybuses and covers the broader region of Athens. Thanks to the frequent and integrated services, the “Athens Means of Transport” offer easy access to all the important points of interest.

Tickets for Urban Transport in Athens

  • The tickets for transportation by the public means of transport are available and reloadable smart tickets and as reloadable smart cards under the name ATH.ENA TICKET and ATH.ENA CARD respectively.
  • Buy your tickets at the ticket counters or the automatic ticket vending machines. In case of doubt, ask for help from the counter staff.
  • The ticket for the Airport Express Buses is valid for one journey from or to the airport. It may be purchased at all ticket vendors and/or the bus driver.
  • The Metro tickets for the route to the Airport are valid for 90 minutes and allow travel within this period, by all means of transport except for Airport Express Buses and the buses of line X80.

Which is the most appropriate ticket for you

Load ATH.ENA TICKET or ATH.ENA .CARD with a product that best suits your needs.

24-hour Daily Ticket

• Unlimited travel around the city
• Unlimited boarding on bus of X80 line

3-day Tourist Ticket

• Useful for a short stay in Athens
• Unlimited travel around the city for 3 days
• Unlimited boarding on bus of X80 line
• (1) ride from and (1) ride to the Airport by Bus on Express Lines X93 / X95 / X96 / X97 or the metro

5-day ticket

• Unlimited travel around the city for 5 days

athenacard

ATH.ENA CARD for a longer stay

Load your ATH.ENA CARD with any product you want and/or monetary value up to €50 that gives you access to public transport at any time without having to worry about tickets or coins.

Useful applications

DISCOVER ATHENS

X80 Piraeus-Acropolis-Syntagma Express bus line

ACCESS TO POINTS OF INTEREST IN ATHENS

The «Athens Means of Transport» offer easy access to all the important points of interest.

AIRPORT EXPRESS BUS LINES

Routes are operated on a 24-hour basis and directly connect the Airport to Syntagma, Piraeus, the Intercity Bus Stations and the area of Elliniko.

METRO LINE 3 TO AIRPORT

It directly connects the Airport to Syntagma and the most important sites of Athens.

What should you know

  • During travel, the passengers are required to carry a valid ticket or card with them.
  • Children under 6 years old travel for free.
  • Persons eligible for discount fares, such as 65-year old persons, young people from 7 to 18 years old and students, must issue or have a personalized ATH.ENA CARD, if they wish to use the specific products.
  • You must validate your ticket or card at the blue validating machines located inside the buses, the trolley buses and the tram each time you board them.
  • When you use the metro, you should validate your ticket or card at the gates, both upon entering and exiting the station.
  • If during check-in you do not present a valid ticket or card, you will be charged with a fine amounting to €72 or €36 for persons eligible for discount ticket.
  • Keep ATH.ENA TICKET in good condition to reload it with the same or another travel product. Please note that for its reloading, the validity time of the last ticket you validated must have expired.
  • Should you need any guidance, seek help from the station staff.
  • If you already have an ATH.ENA CARD do not load it with an Airport ticket, when there is an activated product with a set period of time or a remaining ticket bundle. In that case, choose to add the relevant price in monetary value.

Travelling with animals, baggage & bicycles


The following are permitted only:

  • Guide dogs for disabled persons
  • Pets carried in special carriers (maximum dimensions 70x40x50 cm)
  • The maximum luggage dimensions allowed are (100x60x25 cm) and their weight may be up to 25 kg.
  • In the metro the transfer of up to 2 bicycles is allowed in the last train car. The cyclists will carry their bicycles and must use elevators and not the escalators.
  • In buses and trolleybuses only folding bicycles, placed in the special carrying holder (maximum dimension 33x66x80 cm) are allowed.

24-hour service bus lines

(Weekdays and weekends)
  • 040 PIRAEUS – SYNTAGMA bus line
  • 11 ANO PATISSIA – N. PAGKRATI – N. ELVETIA trolley bus line
  • Airport Express bus lines (There are boarding and disembarking restrictions and a special ticket is provided)

Service during night hours

(Weekdays and weekends)
  • 500 PIRAEUS – KIFISSIA (PLATANOS SQUARE) bus line
  • 790 GLYFADA – PERISTERI (AGIOS ANTONIOS bus line
  • X14 – SYNTAGMA – KIFISSIA bus line (EXPRESS)
  • The operating hours of Metro lines 2 and 3 as well as tramway lines are extended *( suspended due to Covid-19).

Airport - Metro Routes

The routes from and to the AIRPORT are operated every 30’ through Metro Line 3, throughout the week.