Trace the history and culture of Athens from ancient times to the present day on a great-value hop-on hop-off open-top bus tour. On this Athens Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. You can jump off the bus to go sightseeing or shopping and jump on again as the mood takes you. With departures every 15 minutes during the day, you will not have to wait long at any of the stops. To tell you about all the important places on the route a pre-recorded audio commentary in 10 languages is available onboard.
The super value ticket also includes two walking tours and two photo tours, covering the major Athens attractions.
The bus operates on three routes – Athens, Piraeus and Beach Riviera that cover the major historical sites in Athens as well as show you the modern developments. Choose from five ticket combinations that suit your sightseeing needs:
Temple of Zeus
National Archaeological Museum
Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Archaeological Museum of Piraeus (Piraeus Route)
Asteria Glyfada Beach (Beach-Riviera Route)
Oceanis Beach (Beach-Riviera Route)
Votsalakia Beach (Piraeus Route)
For more information on routes, download the tour route map
24 Hours (with extra 24-hour free) or 72 Hours (take your pick)Start time
Buses depart between 8am to 7:30pm, every 15 minutes. Since this is an outdoor activity, the schedules might just change sometimes. Check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.
You may board the bus at any of the stops. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.
You may leave the bus at any stop.
Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
We ensure that the tour runs on time, however at times there might be delays due to weather, traffic conditions, etc.
Cruise passenger info: Travel on the City Sightseeing tour bus from the Piraeus cruise terminal to the Acropolis & Parthenon (on the Piraeus Line for about 40 mins) and there you can show your ticket to join the Athens historical centre tour (Athens Line). Both lines will serve the Acropolis & Parthenon and intersect at Stop A4 (Interchange Acropolis). City Sightseeing hostesses are at the Acropolis stop to advise. The Riviera and Beaches line is accessible from the Piraeus line at stops 1 and 2.
The Athens and Piraeus routes are 80 minutes long and runs all year round.The Beach route is 90 minutes long and only operates in summers.
The photo tours operate daily at 12:30pm from stop A2 and 1:15pm from A6/9. The walking tours occurs daily at 11:30am and 12:45pm from the Acropolis. Please ask your driver for more information on the day of your tour.
We want everyone to be a part of our tours and hence there are special arrangements for wheelchair ramps.
The hop on / off bus is the perfect way to tour the city at your leisure. We also used the Pireus and beach riviera tours as part of the overall package which is great if you are...Paul Berresford, United Kingdom, 10/Jun/2018
The Hop-on Hop off bus was a great way to get around Athens. I loved that they had friendly, helpful person at each stop. Thank you, Carol...Carol Maloney, United States, 06/Jun/2018
As I stated above....a fun experience....Andrew Peterson, United States, 23/May/2018
An easy way to move around and see things if you do not have a lot o time. Also very useful to go to the outskirts of Athens. Easy way to visit nearby beaches.
Friendly and readily available staff available for assistance
Good transport from sea terminals