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Sights of Athens: Hop-on, Hop-Off Bus - Classic Tour

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Buses: Approx. 8:30am - 5:30pm, every 15 - 45 minutes - depending on the routes

    Piraeus Blue Train: 8:30am - 3:30am, every 30 minutes (April to November)

  • Duration
    Your ticket is valid for 48 hours
Inclusions
  • Free WiFi on board
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Multi-lingual audio guide in 16 different languages
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (15+)
  • Child (5-14)
  • Infant (0-4)

Key Highlights

  • Discover the best of Athens, Piraeus and the surrounding beaches with this tour
  • Visit the historic attractions in the city easily with 4 comprehensive bus routes
  • Get up close with iconic sights, from the Acropolis to the Hellenic Parliament
  • Hop on and off as you wish across 48 hours to discover the city at your own pace
  • Explore the best sight of Piraeus with the panoramic Blue Fun Train (April - November)
  • Dig deeper into the city’s culture with two immersive waking tour (April - November)

Overview

Explore the best of Athens with a 48-hour Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Ticket from Sights of Athens. With access to all the comprehensive routes covering the top attractions, the tour is a perfect introduction to this historic city for first time visitors. The ticket is valid for 48 hours so you can comfortably travel around Athens at your own pace. What’s more? Your ticket includes access to all the bus routes (including the blue train) and two engaging walking tours.

This hop-on, hop-off tour comprises four fantastic bus routes - Blue (Piraeus), Orange (Athens), Green (Vouliagmeni) and Yellow (Glyfada) - as well as the Blue Fun Train of Piraeus. You can enjoy using the Free WiFi and multilingual audio commentary available on board to get to know the city even better. While the buses run round the year, the Blue Train is available only between November and March. 

The buses run around the year with frequent departures and covers all the main sights of Athens, Piraeus, Glyfada and Vouliagmeni. From the Byzantine Museum to the Acropolis and Pasalimani, exploring Athens and its suburbs is a breeze. The Blue Train, departing at a stone’s  throw from the Port of Piraeus cruise terminals, offers an exceptional round trip around the best attractions here as well as the main shopping centre.

Attractions Covered

  • Temple of Zeus
  • Greek Parliament
  • Piraeus harbor
  • Planetarium
  • Athenian Riviera
  • Byzantine Museum
  • Archaeological Museum of Piraeus

… and more!

Click Here for the TOUR MAP & TIMETABLE

Piraeus Blue Fun Train - April to November

The Blue Train, departing at a stone’s  throw from the Port of Piraeus cruise terminals, offers an exceptional round trip around the best attractions, the Municipal Theatre, the Nautical Museum or Pasalimani, Korai Square and more. This is not a hop-on, hop-off tour but a single loop trip around the city, operating on the cruise days during November to March.

Click Here for the Route Map

Walking Tours - April to November

  • Anafiotika Tour: Discover this hidden gem in the heart of the old city for a perfect dose of vintage Athens. 
  • Psiri Area & Varvakios Central Food Market Tour: Get up close with the urban side of Athens bustling with food markets, taverns, and cafés.

About the Supplier: Sights of Athens, operated by Open Top Bus Hellas, are one of the prime operators of hop-on, hop-off buses in Athens and can be regnosed by their vibrant blue buses. 

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Your ticket is valid for 48 hours

  • Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Buses: Approx. 8:30am - 5:30pm, every 15 - 45 minutes - depending on the routes

    Piraeus Blue Train: 8:30am - 3:30am, every 30 minutes (April to November)

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-on, Hop-off Buses: You can hop on to the buses from any of the popular meeting points

    Piraeus Blue Train: Make your way to the Terminals of Cruise at the Port of Piraeus

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off the bus at any of the stops.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Free WiFi on board
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Multi-lingual audio guide in 16 different languages
  • Hotel transfers
  • Gratuities

Please note

Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Kids up to 4 years of age travel for free. 

This buses are wheelchair accessible. 

Our local partners do everything in their power to ensure the tours runs to schedule. However, Athens is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Don’t forget that the Piraeus Blue Fun Train and the Walking tours only operate between April and November. The Piraeus Blue Train operates only on the cruise days during this period while the walking tours run daily. 

Popular Meeting and Redemption Points for Hop-on, Hop-off Buses (you can board the buses from any of these points) - all of them have dedicated stops

  • Blue - Piraeus Line:
    Terminals of Cruises A & B - Port of Piraeus
  • Orange - Athens Line:
    Syntagma Square // Temple of Zeus // Plaka // Acropolis Museum // Zappeio & Panathenaic Stadium // National Library // National Archaeological Museum // Omonia Square // Karaiskaki Square // Kotzia
  • Green - Vouliagmeni & Yellow - Glyfada Lines:
    Planetarium & SNFCC // Marina Flisvos // Glyfada Terminal // Kavouri Beach // Astir Beach // Vouliagmeni Lake

WALKING TOURS - April to November
Duration: 1 hour each

  • Anafiotika Tour
    Schedule: Daily // 1pm
    Meeting Point: Hop off at Stop#2 - Plaka

  • Psiri & Varvakios Tour
    Schedule: Daily // 2pm
    Meeting Point: Hop off at Stop#14 - Monastiraki

Customer Reviews

  • Good tour
    Helena Zaal, Netherlands 06/12/2018
  • Wayne Walker, Canada 06/06/2018
  • Best choice
    Ton Onstenk, Netherlands 05/19/2018