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nm1999

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I don't really like taking taxis...what are the public transit options like? Thanks :)
 

Vangelis

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I don't really like taking taxis...what are the public transit options like? Thanks :)
The airport rail will take you all the way into Athens. Just make sure you are aware of everyone around you and keep your luggage close to you. Otherwise, should be all good! I've used this before and haven't had a problem.
 
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ellinasgolfer0320

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Very slow, but easy to use. I once took the metro from the airport to syntagma.
 
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greek_ggirl

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There is a subway and buses going to and from the airport. You can get into downtown Athens but im not too sure about other places
 

Brimax

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I don't really like taking taxis...what are the public transit options like? Thanks :)
Rail or bus are easy, there are buses that will take you directly to Syntagma square and the rail can take you directly to join the metro
 
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I don't really like taking taxis...what are the public transit options like? Thanks :)
Best hello and welcome to Hellas is a taxi ride from the airport.
BUT MUST BE A REAL GREEK taxi driver not a xenos
 

k_tsoukalas

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It's easy to use and most of the time, it's reliable. I've heard of people having some interesting detours. Some people that I know - one time they were taking a bus to the airport and the driver decided to take a detour to get a coffee without telling the passengers, and everyone was just sitting there on the bus . My friends were nervous they'd miss their flight. The Greeks on the bus weren't bothered and thought it was normal. Personally, I prefer either renting a car and driving myself or taking a taxi.
 

Athens Marathon Event Opens September 1

Beautiful trip to Plaka today

I walked around Plaka today for a few hours (my favorite neighborhood in the city) and stumbled upon the beautiful and small Museum of Folk Music, afterwards we stopped at a Yiasemi cafe the was scattered over these steep marble stairs. The vibe was excellent and the coffee was just as great, I highly recommend it. https://www.yiasemi.gr

Are there any areas where US expats hang out in Athens?

As I've posted before, I've been looking to retire in Greece. Kind of hard when I don't speak Greek though, so Id like to make a couple of American, Canadian, UK, or Australian friends who speak English. I'll be in Athens for a while, does anyone know if there are any spots where foreigners hang out?
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