Athens line
Adults (14-59)
Children (7-13)
Free Wi-Fi!

Free On-board Wi-Fi. Get connected as you tour around the city, even upload selfies, enjoy!

Worldwide 10% discount for your next tour!

City Sightseeing is a worldwide operator with 85+ locations. Keep your ticket and present it to staff in any of our tours worldwide to receive your discount.

Nice choice! Athens Athens line on a double-decker

Service information

Summer season (April 01 – October 31):
Athens line (Terminal: A1 – Syntagma Sq.)
Daily frequent departures from 08:30 – 21.00 h.
(10:00 – 18:00 every 15 minutes)
(08:30 – 10:00 & 18:00 – 19:30 every 30 minutes)
Piraeus line (Interchange: A7 – Acropolis / Parthenon) 
11:15 – 18:15 end 19:30 (every 30 minutes)
Riviera line (Interchange: A5 – Melina Merkouri / Plaka) 
09:30 – 17:30 end 19:30 (every 60 minutes)
Winter season (November 01 – March 31)
Athens line (Terminal: A1 – Syntagma Sq.)
Daily frequent departures from 08:30 – 18:30 h (every 30 minutes).
Piraeus line (Interchange: A7 – Acropolis / Parthenon)
11:15 – 16:15 end 17:30 (every 75 minutes)

Included with the ticket

Commentary in 12 languages.

Wheelchair  / Luggage

All of our  City Sightseeing  buses have a dedicated area big enough to accommodate any type of wheelchairs. This area can also be used for people to store their prams, suitcases, shopping etc. Note: Wheelchairs have priority.

Redeem ticket at any City Sightseeing bus stop

One can Hop On at any City Sightseeing Bus Stop. Simply present to our escort or driver your e-ticket or a print out or even the transaction on your mobile.

2 & or 3 Days ticket

Our 24 hrs over two day’s ticket do not need to be consecutive days (if you do not wish so). You only have to advise the driver or escort on the first day of the tour for the second/third day of preference so that your ticket is annotated accordingly.

FREE Walking / Photo tours

City Sightseeing Bus Stop (A4) is the start of our now famous FREE walking /photo Tours. These are   escorted, gentle strolls around the foothill of the Acropolis. Our escorts are free to choose their routing according to the physical abilities of the group, size of the group, their age, their interests, etc. on any particular day. We give a light hearted approach, which is more entertaining and almost theatrical. They are quite memorable; hence our very high ratings.

FREE Dakos: “A Taste of Athens” : Rustic, country bread with extra-virgin olive oil, oregano, feta cheese & tomato + 1 bottle mineral water with every ticket.

FREE WiFi : In all of our Buses.

FREE Poncho in case of rain.

10% DISCOUNT on any CitySightSeeing world wide by presenting your ticket.

FREE Luxury Brochure with a detailed map and useful travellers’ tips

REDUCTIONS to several private museums and various shops by presenting our bus ticket. If using the Riviera Line and you use the Vouliagmeni Thermal Lake, Stop B7, your ticket will give you a 3 euros reduction on the entrance fee and a 15% reduction on the food ( NB: Show your ticket to the waiter upon ordering )

You must see this

Syntagma Square Terminal
Acropolis & Parthenon
Temple of Zeus in Olympia
National Library
> Athens line

Tour duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Frequency: Every 15 minutes

Audio guide commentary language: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Turkish, Greek.

The tour starts from here:

  • A1
    Syntagma Square
  • A2
    Melina Merkouri / Plaka
  • A3
    New Acropolis Museum
  • A4
    The Acropolis & Parthenon
  • A5
    Temple of Zeus
  • A6/9
    Parliament/ National Gardens
  • A7
    Benaki & Cycladic Museum
  • A8
    Panathenaic Stadium
  • A9
    House of Parliament
  • A10
    National Library
  • A11
    National Archaeological Museum
  • A12
    Omonia Square
  • A13
    Karaiskaki Square
  • A14
    Monastiraki / Thession Station
  • A15
    Kotzia Square

Blackout dates

No departures on November 17 due to Memorial Day

Tickets on sale for hop-on hop-off bus in Athens: Athens line.

CitySightSeeing is the World’s number one Open-Top Bus operator, with sightseeing tours in more than 130 locations carrying well over 13 million passengers per year.

The tours provide the perfect way to see all the best sights and attractions in each city.  The unique 24 hour ticket over 2 days, offering the “Hop On Hop Off” facility, means that people can explore each destination at their own leisure.

1). Athens Line, 2). Piraeus Line, 3). Beach-Riviera Line. These lines operate daily and trace the history and culture of Athens and Attica with a commentary in 12 languages. One will hear the story of this city and surrounding area, from Ancient times up to modern times, all from the bird’s eye view up on top deck. What’s more, it gives the passengers the opportunity to save energy for the museums, art galleries, heritage and archaeological sites and last but not least, the fantastic shopping!

Additional information

Information for Cruise Passengers

City Sightseeing buses will be waiting for cruise guests outside of the Cruise Terminals once guests have passed through the customs building.

Cruise ships arriving into Terminal 1; guests will exit through the passenger’s terminal turn to left and walk approx. 80 metres to the City Sightseeing Buses.

Cruise ships arriving into Terminal 2; guests will exit through the passenger’s terminal turn to left and walk approx. 50 metres to the City Sightseeing Buses.

Passengers boarding at the Piraeus Cruise Terminal will be on the Piraeus Line

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