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How To Get From Athens Airport To Piraeus Port Best Way

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How To Get From Athens Airport To Piraeus Port Best Way – You can go by bus, metro, taxi and private transfer.

What Is The Distance From Athens Airport To Piraeus Port?

The distance from Athens airport to Piraeus is 40 kilometers. Click here to book online Acropolis Entrance Ticket and activities.

The travel time by taxi from Athens airport to Piraeus is around 35 minutes and the taxi fare will be around €50 during the day and €70 at night.

What Is The Best Way From Athens Airport To Piraeus Port?

The best way from Athens airport to Piraeus is by metro for €10 and it will take around 45 minutes. 

What Is The Cheapest Way From Athens Airport To Piraeus Port?

The cheapest way from Athens airport to Piraeus is by bus for €6 and it will take around 1 hour. 

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WHERE TO STAY IN ATHENS

A lot of budget options are available for accommodation in Athens near the Acropolis area. You can stay in a dorm room or a room from €10-25, while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as €50. There are so many to choose from depending on the season and what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from €100. 

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HOW TO GET FROM ATHENS AIRPORT TO PIRAEUS

AIRPORT BUS X96 FROM ATHENS AIRPORT TO PIRAEUS (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Athens airport to Piraeus is by bus. The Bus Χ96 going from Athens airport to Piraeus. is the best option if you are going on a budget to Santorini or Mykonos as we did.

The Airport Bus X96 from Athens airport to Piraeus is running every 20-40 minutes during the day and around 40-60 minutes at night available 24/7.

The bus fare X96 Athens airport to Piraeus is €6 one-way ticket for adults and €3 for children (up to 6 years old is free of charge). The travel time is around 90 minutes to the Piraeus.

You can get the Airport Bus outside the airport between Exit 4 and 5 in front of Sofitel Hotel. You can also connect with the Metro 1 Line and it will be 5 minutes walking distance to Piraeus port from the bus stop.

BY METRO FROM ATHENS AIRPORT TO PIRAEUS (BEST WAY)

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The best way from Athens airport to Piraeus is by metro. Your total travel time will be around 1 hour and 15 minutes you will have to add the waiting time. The metro from Athens airport to Piraeus is running every 10-25 minutes from 6 30 am to 11 30 pm.

It will take around 30 minutes to Monastiraki Metro Stop where you will have to transfer to the Green Line 1 and another 30 minutes until Piraeus Metro Station plus the walking distance 10 minutes extra to get the metro at the airport.

If you are going to Piraeus will be 5 minutes walking distance from the metro station to the port. You can get Metro Blue Line 3 Athens International Airport – Aghia Marina and changing at Monastiraki getting the Green Line 1 until Piraeus.

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The metro fare is €10 per person one way valid for 90 minutes which is enough time for getting to your destination around the Piraeus. The main problem with the metro from Athens airport is you will have to walk 10 minutes and going outside but it’s easy to find following the signs.

ATHENS METRO MAP

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The metro in Athens is really easy to go around a metro ticket is €1.40 valid for 90 minutes 24 hours metro ticket for €4.50. Children up to 6 years old are free of charge and the metro fare is only for Athens city center and you will have to buy a €10 metro ticket one way if you are heading to Athens International Airport.

BY TAXI FROM ATHENS AIRPORT TO PIRAEUS

The travel time by taxi is around 25 minutes and the taxi fare from Athens airport to Piraeus is €50 during the day and €70 at night time. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.

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BEST WAY FROM ATHENS AIRPORT TO PIRAEUS

The best way from Athens airport to Piraeus is by metro for €10 valid for 90 minutes. It’s really easy to get the metro at Athens airport Line 3 to Monastiraki changing here to Green Line 1 until Piraeus.

The cheapest way from Athens airport to Piraeus is by bus. The Piraeus bus fare is €6 perfect if you go on a budget and not so much luggage. We took the metro our first time from Athens airport and later we took the bus on the way back from Piraeus Port.

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