The X80 “Piraeus – Acropolis – Syntagma EXPRESS” bus line was created in order to provide the best service possible to passengers and visitors – tourists of the city.
The routes of X80 bus line are operated from May to October (the exact dates are announced), connecting the cruise ship terminal station of OLP in Piraeus (Xaveriou Coast and Miaouli Coast) to Acropolis and downtown Piraeus to downtown Athens, while, on returning to Pireaus, it goes by the “Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center”.
The X80 bus line covers, on a circular route, in about 60 minutes a distance of 27 km, that is, in half an hour the passenger may get downtown Athens from the port of Piraeus and vice versa.
It consists of 16 stops in total, showing up areas of Pireaus and Athens with a special tourist appeal, such as the Acropolis Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus, the Planetarium, the Municipal Theater of Piraeus, the Modern Art National Museum and the “Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre”.
Indicatively, there are stops at both exits of the cruise terminals, downtown Piraeus, at “Neo Faliro (Karaiskaki Stadium) metro station, at Syggrou-Fix metro station, at “Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center”, at Acropols and at Syntagma, with separate boarding – disembarking sites.
At the intermediate stops of the new bus line, you may transfer to:
- key Metro stations (“Syggrou-Fix”, “Neo Faliro” and Syntagma”),
- bus lines X96 (from Piraeus) and X95 (from Syntagma) to the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”.
Routes are operated daily per 35 – 40 minutes, from 7:00 to 21:15 (with departure from the starting point on Xaveriou coast).