Travelling in Greece

Athens Airport to downtown

Piraeus Port and Piraues Cruise terminal at night timeFor your transfer from Athens Airport to Piraeus Port you have 3 options: Taxi, Bus and Athens Metro. Keep reading below and in 2 minutes you will know which is the best option for you.

Piraeus port at night and at the back the busy city of Athens

Depending on your budget, number of travelers and travel time you can choose what suits you better.
- Bus is slow but it is cheap and runs day and night.
- Taxi is fast, relaxing and not very expensive if your are a group or family of 4 persons
- Metro takes longer than the bus plus its quite expensive and it does not run at night. (so not the best option)

Taxis are available 24/7. The pick up point is at the arrivals level between Exit 2 and Exit 3. The fare from Athens airport to Piraeus port is approximately:

  • Day time (05:00-24:00) 45 €
  • Night time (24:00-05:00) 65
Taxi from Piraeus Port to Athens Airport

Piraeus Port Athens airport taxiProbably the best (value to money) transfer option for Piraeus Port. You can catch the bus from the designate area at the arrivals level (between Exit 4 and Exit 5). The bus to catch is Route X96: Piraeus - Athens Airport. There is a bus leaving for Piraeus every 30 minutes and it takes around 50 minutes to arrive to Piraeus.

Tickets are available from the bus drivers, from the ticket kiosk at the bus departure area and from all the metro stations around Athens. Tickets and cost 5.00€. Children under 6 years can travel free. Half price ticket at 2.50€ is available for student, and people of age 18- and 65+

The metro is available between 06:30 in the morning till 23:30 in the evening. It leaves from Athens airport metro station every 30 minutes.

Departure times: 06:33, 07:03, 07:33, 08:03, 08:33, 09:03, 09:33, 10:03, 10:33, 11:03, 11:33, 12:03, 12:33, 13:03, 13:33, 14:03, 14:33, 15:03, 15:33, 16:03, 16:33, 17:03, 17:33, 18:03, 18:33, 19:03, 19:33, 20:03, 20:33, 21:03, 21:33, 22:03, 22:33, 23:03, 23:33.

Transfer from Athens Airport to Piraeus Port using the Metro

When you arrive at Monastiraki station you get of to wagon and change metro line. You get to the line that ends to Piraeus (green line).The trip from Athens airport to Monastiraki takes 40 minutes. Then you will need another 30 minutes to Piraeus Port.

There are different types of tickets:

  • Ticket for one person (one-way): 8 Euro
  • Ticket for one person (with return): 14 Euro
  • Ticket for 2 persons (one-way only): 14 Euro
  • Ticket for 3 persons (one-way only): 20 Euro
  • Reduced ticket (students age 25-, age 6-18, age 65+): 20 Euro
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