Athens Hop on Hop off Bus

Athens Hop on Hop off Bus

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Discover Athens and all the wonderful highlights with the Hop on Hop off Bus!

Soak up the Greek sunshine and explore the sites of Athens at the same time on our open-top double-decker buses! Start the adventure on the Athens Tour at Syntagma Square, one of the most famous squares in the city. Don't worry, you can't miss the eye-catching, red buses. Hop on and we'll take you straight to café Melina, named after the Greek politician, Melina Mercouri, where you can enjoy some afternoon tea and go for a stroll through the vibrant village of Plaka. 

Take a stroll through the pretty grounds and be sure to visit the Panathenaic Stadium, located just round the corner at bus stop 4, which hosted the 1896 Olympic Games. Don't forget to hop off at bus stop 8 to witness the breath-taking beauty of the Temple of Zeus, completed in the 5th century. Make sure you hop off at bus stop 9 to see the National Gardens too! 

Pass historic treasures, such as the House of Parliament and the National Library as you make your way to the National Archaeological Museum at bus stop 11 to take a trip down memory lane and learn all about the historic tales of this beautiful city. 

One destination that you cannot miss is Kotzia Square at bus stop 15. This square is located right in the heart of Athens and is home to many antique stores and little cafés. It even has a waterfall feature which will make for a great photo! Buy you City Sightseeing bus ticket today and start planning your visit to Athens.


  • 3 free Walking & Photo Tours (April - October)
  • 24hr unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with 360º panoramic views of Athens' main sights
  • Free extra day for your tour when you buy the 24hr tour
  • Multilingual audio commentary. 12 languages available 

Different tickets available:

You have 4 different lines 

  • Red line (also called Athens line) runs from 08:30 to 21:00
  • Green line (also called Piraeus Line) runs from 09:30 to 19:15
  • Purple Line (also called the Beach line) runs from 09:35 to 19:25 *
  • Orange line (also called Riviera line) runs from 09:35 to 19:25 * 

Please note: these 2 lines also run in summer from April to October


 English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Greek, Turkish

Important information:

The hop on hop off bus (red and green line) runs from 8:30 to 19:00 everyday of the year.
Except 17 November, 25 December and 1 January

The orange and purple lines only run from April to October

Summer is from 1st of April until 31st of October
Winter is from 1st of November to 31 March 

Adults are from 15 tp 79 years old
Cgildren are from 6 to 14 years old

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