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Much easier to use now it’s been automated

The Athens metro has now had automatic ticket machines and smart cards installed making it much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter B
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Perth, Australia
Great way to get to the port of Piraeus

Our family of four used the metro to get around from our hotels to attractions and also the port of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lrgacd
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Lancaster, PA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed 3 days and took 22 EURO metro card (each) that includes public transport and Airport shuttle from and to (cause only Airport to city is 8.5 EURO... Clean, neat, luggage space, enjoy!

Thank Mirza S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Athens metro has now had automatic ticket machines and smart cards installed making it much easier to use. The machines work in different languages and the trains announce stations in both Greek and English. As always be very aware for pickpockets but overall, a...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four used the metro to get around from our hotels to attractions and also the port of Piraeus over the course of 5 days. The kiosks are easy to use to purchase tickets, with directions in multiple languages, and signs in the...More

Thank lrgacd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read the reviews about pick pockets and was a little unsure about using the metro. However, it was easy and convenient to use. There were people trying to get money off you but just keep your head down. From the airport it’s a...More

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My travel rep warned me against travelling on the metro, but I found it an easy, convenient and even pleasant experience. My children and I were careful to hold our bags in front of us, as in any other major capital city, but never felt...More

1  Thank isabelvervaeck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super easy & best way to get into the city from the airport , cost 10 euro , station just straight outside airport . Metro system & ticket booth easy to use lifts to access train system gr8 with luggage ✔️✈️

Thank ozzycruisers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love to do my research before we travel so was a little nervous travelling on the metro and my family and I were very vigilant for pick pockets etc. Didn’t see anything suspicious in the 3 days we were in Athens and felt very...More

Thank Bryony R
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Central stations are very crowded and pickpocketers operate there. My husband and I were pickpocketed at syntagma station. Husband's billfold with just notes was stolen but in my case they stole my wallet with some money, my ID and my bank cards which they then...More

1  Thank Ainura_A
Reviewed August 2, 2018

I am just back from my Athens trip and I was paranoid about using the metro after reading all the horror stories here. To the extent that I had downloaded the taxi app and had decided to use the taxi no matter the price! When...More

2  Thank trvlr193
Reviewed July 20, 2018

The airport train stops 14 times before reaching Syntagma station in the city and tends to get more and more crowded at each station. After exiting Syntagma station I noticed that I was pick-pocketed with wallet and credit cards all gone. On our return to...More

1  Thank Ray H
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Chiniek
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Sarah B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chiniek We didn't have a car in Athens but there are plenty of garages to park near the centre but they are expensive, approx EUR 6 - 12 but only for up to 2 hours. If you are staying in the suburbs I would recommend you... More
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May 20, 2018|
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Response from Dimitrios L | Reviewed this property |
Airport to Syntagma .Change line on Syntagma take red line no 2 ( to Agios Antonios) and go Omonia .On surface search the Pireos street or P.Tsaldari 8 minutes by foot on left side of road.Happy Vacations.
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