Line 040 – Pireas-Syntagma: operates 24/7.
Line 500 – Pireas-Kifisia: operates on the route of Metro 1, all days after midnight.
Line X80 – Pireas-Acropolis-Syntagma (Express): operates every 30min, all days from 07:00 to 21:30.
All ticket categories can be used for unlimited travel – within the corresponding validity period – in the following transport modes: Buses, Trolley buses, Tram, Metro (up to Koropi), Electric Railway, Suburban Railway in the section Magoula-Pireas-Koropi. General exceptions include:
- Express Bus Line X80: Pireas – Acropolis – Syntagma
- Airport Lines, i.e. Express Lines to Airport and Metro section from Koropi to Airport
- When using Public Transport you are obliged to hold a valid ticket or travel card.
- Tickets and cards are valid for the transport mode and time period printed on them.
- All tickets have to be validated in the validating machines upon boarding (buses, trolleybuses) or on the platforms before boarding (tram, metro).
- All Flat Fare Tickets should be validated upon boarding on the first means of transport and should not be validated more than once. Make sure your ticket has been correctly validated.
- If the last journey hasn’t been completed within validity period of the ticket, the passenger must validate a new ticket.
- Upon request you should demonstrate your validated ticket or card to the authorized fare inspectors, along with the relevant supporting documents certifying your right to free or with reduced cost transportation.
- Failure to display a valid ticket results in a fine which is 60 times the price of the ticket (regular ticket €1,20 or reduced €0,60), i.e., €72,00 for those who are obliged to use regular tickets and €36,00 for those eligible for reduced tickets.
- Kids younger than six (6) years of age travel free.
- Kids aged 7 to 12 years old.
- Young people aged 13-18 years old are entitled to reduced fares with the display of their ID card.
- People over 65 years old are entitled to reduced fares with the display of their ID card.
- Passengers are obliged to pay the legitimate, as applicable, fare of the corresponding route, keep the proof of payment (ticket) when issued (validated), throughout the duration of the journey and demonstrate it when requested by the authorized fare inspector.
- Failure to display a valid ticket or travel card results in a fine which is 60 times the price of the ticket (regular ticket €1,20 or reduced €0,60), i.e., €72,00 for those who are obliged to use regular tickets and €36,00 for those eligible for reduced tickets.
- The fine is reduced by 50% if paid on the spot or within 10 calendar days from the date it was imposed. After that, fines are paid to their initial value within 20 days from the day they were imposed.
- The fines should be paid to the authorized fare inspector, or at the Hellenic Post Office or at selected Banks which cooperate with the public transport operators (O.SY. & STA.SY.).
- If the offender does not pay the fine immediately or within the twenty-day period, the fine shall be forwarded to the appropriate Internal Revenue Service. If so, the fine is increased by 10 times.
- When the ticket has been validated, it is strictly personal. The ticket and travel card reflect the transport contract between the passenger and one or more transport companies for the provision of one or more transport services. The transfer of a validated ticket from one passenger to another or the use of an already validated ticket by another passenger is illegal and contrary to the General Terms of Transportation, since the transferred ticket is no longer considered as a valid ticket.
- Integrated single tickets (regular and reduced), 24-hour and 5-day tickets are sold at all public transport ticket issuing offices and kiosks, as well as at the automatic ticket machines in the metro and tram stations.
- Integrated single tickets (regular and reduced) are also sold in the majority of kiosks around the city.
- 3-day tourist tickets are sold at the bus and the metro ticket kiosks at the Athens International Airport as well as at central metro tickets offices (e.g. Piraeus).
In the following map, the public transport kiosks in Piraeus are shown.
Information’s center operating hours:
- Monday – Friday: 06:30 – 22:30
- Saturday and Sunday: 07:30 – 22:30