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TRANSPORTATION


From the Athens International Airport (El. Venizelos) to the Conference venue
The construction of the Athens International Airport, Eleftherios Venizelos, started in 1997. In May 2001 it was inaugurated, at the being the second largest airport in Europe and 5th in the world. It is a new and highly advanced airport located 27 km south east of Athens and can be rapidly accessed via a six-lane motorway and public transport - express airport bus on a 24 h basis - from Athens center and the port of Piraeus. Parking facilities in the new Athens International Airport have been designed to meet your needs both in terms of quality as well as price.
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Athens International Airport – “Eleftherios Venizelos”- Titania Hotel (36km)
1. by METRO

  • By Metro ( map: https://www.ametro.gr/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/AM_Sxedio_Anaptiksis_Sept18_en-2.pdf= )
  • take the Blue Line (Line 3 - direction ‘Egaleo’) and get off at Syntagma station
  • From Syntagma station you can (a) either take the Red Metro Line (Line 2 direction ‘Anthoupoli’) and get off at Panepistimiou station (Exit: National Library) and from Panepistimiou station, walk to Titania Hotel or (b) walk from Syntagma Square to Titania Hotel.

2. by SUBURBAN RAIL

  • From the Airport take the Suburban Rail Line (Black Line) and change at Doukissis Plakentias station.
  • From Doukissis Plakentias station, take the Blue Line (Line 3 - direction ‘Agia Marina’) and get off at Syntagma Station3.
  • From Syntagma Square you can either take the Metro or walk to Titania Hotel.

 3. by BUS  (map: http://www.oasa.gr/content.php?id=airlines )

  • From the Airport take Bus Line X95 ‘Syntagma – Athens Airport Express’.
  • From Syntagma Square you can either take the Metro or walk to Titania Hotel.
  • You can also take a bus (most of them are passing by in front of the hotel, while some stop right in front of the hotel).

4. by TAXI
Fare: About 40 Euros.
5.  By Car (36 KM, 35-40 minutes)

  • Via Attiki Odos, route 6/Ε94, 31,6 klm, 35 min
  • Via Mesogeion Avenue, 20,8 klm, 34 min
  • Via Route 64, 26 klm, 34 min

General information about Transportation in Athens
Athens City Bus
Here you can find useful information on how you may access some of the most important places and locations of Athens using the city's public Transport.
Athens Metro
It's a great way to travel in Athens since it shortens by 50% the travelling time as compared to other types of transportation. There is a train every 3 minutes at peak hours and every 5 to 10 minutes at off-peak hours.
It's a three-line system: Line 1 ( from Piraeus to Kifissia running from 05:00' to 00:30' )
Line 2 (from Anthoupoli to Elliniko running from 05:30' to 24:00')
Line 3 ( from Agia Marina to Doukissis Plakentias running from 05:30' to 24:00' )
Line 3 (from Agia Marina to Airport running from 05:30' to 23:30') every thirty (30) minutes. (You can see in detail the departure times for every station from/to the airport here)
The price of the ticket is 1.40 Euro. Each ticket is valid for 90 minutes from the time of its validation and for all Public Transportation Means except special routes, e.g. to/from the Airport. 

 

Athens Light Rail

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Aiming at improving the quality of service and efficiency of the Public Transport Network, the Ministry of Transport has decided to implement a tram network connecting the City Center with the southern suburbs. The Tram will satisfy the increased transport needs and contribute to the protection of the environment. The total length of the tramway will be 23.7 km and the maximum capacity estimated to be 8,500 persons per hour and direction. The project is supervised by Tram S.A, a new company established especially for this purpose, as a subsidiary of Attiko Metro.
(Click on the image to view the routes in full detail)
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