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Transportation
Athens and Piraeus

The conference will take place at the THEATRON at the Cultural Center Hellenic Cosmos at the Foundation of
the Hellenic World (FHW)
254 Pireos Str., Tavros, Athens)

Here are the most common means of transportation in the city of Athens and Piraeus towards the conference
venue – THEATRON – and/or the recommenced hotels. Always keep in mind that the Bus Stop right outside
THEATRON is: Kalon Technon.


a) Getting to your hotel and/or the
THEATRON

If you are travelling by plane to Athens, Greece, from Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” you
have the ollowing options:

Taxi (Cab)

You can take a taxi (cab) from Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” to Athens or Piraeus (cost at
around 30.00 euros). You can ask the driver to leave you at Syntagma Square (or at Omonia Square) or at the Center
of Piraeus
accordingly.

Bus

You can take the X96 bus route to the center of Piraeus (duration of route 60-80 minutes) or the X95 bus route to
Syntagma Square (approximately same duration of route). Tickets cost 3.20 euros (one way).

From there you can take a taxi (cab) to your hotel or to the conference venue. It will cost you about 5.00-15.00
euros depending on the traffic and on which hotel you are going.

Alternatively:

a) From Piraeus ("Piraeus Train Station") you can get a train (ticket costs 1.00 euro) and get off at “Kallithea” Train
Station
– the venue is a few minutes walk from “Kallithea” Train Station (
see map below); or you can take a taxi (cab)
that will cost you no more than 3.00-4.00 euros.

b) From Syntagma Square you can board on Metro Line 1 to Monastiraki (Monastiraki” Train and Metro Station), then
get the train (ticket costs 1.00 euro) and get off at “Kallithea” Train Station – the venue is a few minutes walk from
“Kallithea Train Station” (
see map below); or you can take a taxi (cab) that will cost you no more than 3.00-4.00 euros.

Suburban Railway [Proastiakos]

Note: Departures are scheduled every 15 minutes

You can take the Suburban Railway [Proastiakos] from Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” (tickets cost
6.00 euros) and get off either at
Doukisis
Plakentias” Stop
or Neratziotissa” Stop (duration of route is 20 minutes approximately in both cases).

  1. From Doukisis Plakentias” Stop you can board on Metro Line 3 to Monastiraki (Monastiraki” Train & Metro Station),
    then change train for Line 1 (Pireas to Kifisia) taking direction to Piraeus and get off at “Kallithea”
    Train Station
    – the venue is a few minutes walk from “Kallithea Train Station” (
    see map below); or you can take
    a taxi (cab) that will cost you no more than 3.00-4.00 euros.

  2. From Neratziotissa” Stop you can take train for Line 1 (Pireas to Kifisia) taking direction to Piraeus and get off at
    “Kallithea” Train Station – the venue is a few minutes walk from “Kallithea Train Station” (
    see map below); or you
    can take a taxi (cab) that will cost you no more than 3.00-4.00 euros.


Metro (Underground)

Important Note!

From February 14th, 2009, service on Metro Line 3 is interrupted on the section “Ethniki Amyna” – “Doukisis
Plakentias” – Airport”, and Line 3 terminates at
Ethniki Amyna” Station. However, services on all other Metro
Lines operate normally.

For more information:

Metro

On how to move using the Metro (routes & stops), check:

http://www.metro.gr/ &

http://www.amel.gr/index.php?id=77&=&L=1

tram

On how to move using the Tram (routes & stops), check:

http://www.tramsa.gr/index.cfm?lang_id=1

Athens Urban Transportation   Organization

On how to move using the Bus (routes & stops), check:

http://www.oasa.gr/index.asp?lang=en

Train

On how to move using the Train (routes & stops), check:

http://www.isap.gr/eng/index.asp

Suburban Railway

On how to move using the Suburban Railway (routes & stops), check:

http://www.proastiakos.gr/ (or) you can see
the
map below

Drive Me

On roads detailed locations and directions, check:

http://www.driveme.gr

Useful notes:

  • A pretty comprehensive on-line guide for the city of Athens can be found from
    http://www.athensinfoguide.com

  • Please keep in mind that tickets for all means of transportation cost 1.00 euro (unless otherwise stated) and are
    valid for all public transports towards any direction (except the Airport) for up to 90 minutes after their validation.

  • Last but not least, feel free to ask the citizens of Athens and Piraeus for assistance and information. They will be
    more than willing to help you find your way to your hotel or the conference venue!

Maps

Map 1 - Walking from “Kallithea Train Station” to the “THEATRON”

Map
Map 2 - Suburban Railway Routes

Suburban Railway Routes