Exploring AthensMetro: The Athens metro consists of three lines - Line 1 (the old Athens-Piraeus electric rail service known as ISAP), Line 2 (underground) and Line 3 (underground) - covering a considerable part of the Attica region.
Athens metro website: www.amel.gr
Taxis: All taxis are yellow and equipped with a metre displaying the fare. The driver is obliged to activate the meter upon hire. From 05:00-24:00hrs Tariff 1 applies, while from 24:00-05: 00 hrs Tariff 2 comes into effect.
Oasa buses website: www.oasa.gr
Tram: The tram network connects the centre of Athens ( Syntagma Square ) to the southern (coastal) suburbs. Boasting state-of-the-art technology and modern vehicle design, it serves the following routes:
- Athens-Glyfada, running through Nea Smyrni, Paleo Faliro, Alimos, Helliniko.
- Athens-Peace & Friendship Stadium (Neo Faliro), running through Nea Smyrni and Paleo Faliro and from there branching out along the coastal avenue, and
- Glyfada-Peace & Friendship Stadium via the coastal avenue and the Faliriko Delta.
The Suburban Railway (Proastiakos): It accommodates travel to/from Athens and the “Eleftherios Venizelos” Athens International Airport (with seven stops along the line), Athens and Corinth (84 km west of Athens - with seven stops along the line), Corinth and Kiato (24 km) and Corinth and the “Eleftherios Venizelos” Athens International Airport (with eleven stops along the line). Upon completion it will connect Piraeus and its port to Athens, the airport and other large urban centres in neighbouring prefectures (Thiva, Chalkida, Loutraki).
Proastiakos website: www.proastiakos.gr , www.trainose.com