There are many travel options to Athens, Greece, with the most popular method to be flying -
Athens International Airport
- Primary Airport in Athens
- Located around 35km southwest from Athens city centre
- Shuttle Buses/Taxis are available from the airport to the venue
- 40 Minute Taxi or 55 Minutes on public transport to Conference Venue
Public Transport in Athens
There are a variety of public transport methods to use to travel around Athens. The fastest of these methods would be the metro, running every 5 minutes from 5am to midnight. All means of public transport in Athens can be used using the same ticket (a single ticket costs €1.20 and is valid for 90 minutes). Buses and some tramlines (in the outer areas of the city) are also available to use at similar hours of the day. Tickets can be bought in all metro and tram stations. A three-day tourist ticket, which is valid for unlimited travel is also available to purchase for €20.
Located below are multiple taxi companies that take reservations for any potential planned trips:
- Athens Radio Taxi
- Hermes Radio Taxi Piraeus
Important Telephone Numbers
- Emergency Call: 112
- Police: 100
- Fire Service: 199
- Ambulance: 166
- International Phone Assistance: 139
For More information, please see the tourist board website ..here..
Currency in Athens: The Euro- £1 - €1.15
Electrical Plugs: In Greece, there are two associated plug types: types C and F. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Greece operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
COVID-19 Guidelines: For any travel restrictions regarding COVID-19, we recommend researching your own countries regulations in preparation for your travels. Greek COVID-19 guides still recommend wearing face masks on local public transport within Athens.