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The Athens Metro consists of three lines, the red one, the green one and the blue one, and covers the city centre, residential districts and the airport. At many stations there are exhibitions of ancient items found when building the metro. There are 65 metro stations in total with lines length of 84,5 km. Working hours: from 5.30 a.m. till 0.30 a.m. Please note that Lines 2 and 3 work till 2.30 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.


A ticket costs € 1.40. It is valid for 90 minutes after activation and can be used for other means of public transport. Additionally, rechargeable cards like ΑΤΗ.ΕΝΑ Card can be used. Its cost makes € 4.50. There are passes of the following kinds: for 24 hours – € 4.50, for 5 days – € 9.00, for a journey to the airport – € 10.00.


Tickets and cards can be purchased from ticket offices and special ticket machines located at the metro stations. Stations are entered through ticket barriers. The ticket shall be kept until the end of the journey.