Travel Guides

How to Reach ATHENS

By Air

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, located 27km away at Spata, is the airport that serves Athens. A lot of international and domestic connections are available from Athens to all of Europe and most of the other major cities of the world. It is also a"European Airport of the Year" award winner. The airport is well connected with the city by metro, suburban rail, buses and taxis.

By Road

There are two intercity KTEL bus terminals at Athens. You can get the intercity bus schedule from the EOT office. Mavromateon terminal caters to buses leaving for southern Attica.

By Water

The islands are serviced by most ferries, hydrofoil and high speed catamaran services, through the impressive port at Piraeus. The busiest port in Greece,Piraeus has a cluster of destination options, including every day services to all the Greece islands. The port is generally well-connected with most areas in and around Greece.

Getting Around in ATHENS

Public Transport - An elaborate and integrated public transport network, Athens Urban Transport Organisation, consisting of buses, metro, trolley buses and tram lines, exists in Athens to help people travel easily.

Suburban Rail - Fast and comfortable,the suburban rail connects Athens to the airport, Piraeus, Peloponnese and the outer fringes of the city and goes all the way ...

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Visa Requirements for GREECE

Greece is one of the participating Schengen countries that have agreed to allow free movement of their citizens within this area as a single country. A Schengen Visa is issued by the authorities to the interested party for travelling to and within the Schengen Area. 

The detailed list of such countries can be checked on the internet. The citizens of countries which do not fall in the list of Schengen countries, however, have to apply for a visa. 

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