Athens transportation is quite affordable as there is a subway and a metro system that links the entire city with Piraeus, downtown Athens and suburbs. You are only required a ticket fare of as little as 250 drs. There is a regular bus that runs in the city and the fare is 150 drs. Air transport is general good in Athens with the Athens International Airport being one of the best destination for most flights in Europe. It is located 27 kilometers in the northeastern side of Athens and it is accessible via Attiki Odos. The express airport bus is responsible for providing the public transport that most locals likes using and it connects the port of Piraeus with the center of Athens in a 24 hour basis.
Athens has three transportation itineraries that are dedicated to transport passengers to and from the airport. These are, Line E94 that connects the Ethniki Amina with the airport. The passengers have an option of transferring from the metro line to the Airport bus at this point of departure. Another one is Line E 95- the Syntagma Square with the Airport bus having its express departure point situated at this center. Line E96 Piraeus whereby the Airport Express starts at this point, goes through Posidonos Avenue, coves all the regions of Varkisas, and terminates at the airport. These three lines have made transportation in Athens as one of the coveted transport networks in the world.
All the Express lines i.e. E94, E95, E96, have the their ticket charges costing 1,000 GRD which is equivalent to Euro 2.93 and its validity period is 24 hours and includes all public transport means which includes the buses, metros and trolley buses. Using a car for transportation in Athens is more troublesome than convenience. Athens has heavy traffic therefore traffic jam is commonplace. In addition, it is difficult to find a parking space in the city because of the many cars and incase you want to drive outside Athens; there are so many rental agencies that are commonly found in Syntagma Square. Taxis also offer travelers with fast and efficient transport services as it is rumored that the city has over 15,000 taxis but it can be a hard task to find an empty one. Reserving a radio taxi is crucial especially if you have connections to make. Doing your site seeing can also be done by foot since most of them are in the city center.