Classic tour of Athens. All in One! One Ticket – Five Lines! Sights of Athens offers a unique experience around Athens. Explore the Greek capital at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off bus tour that provides easy transportation to key attractions like the Panathenaic Stadium and the Parthenon, part of the Acropolis. With our new combo ticket of 16€ (13€ if you book online), you get the best of five lines for two days; Athens, Piraeus, Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and the Happy Train of Piraeus. Don’t miss out on the unique opportunity to become acquainted with the most beautiful attractions of one of the most prominent European capitals! Enrich your cruise and your holiday experience with this memorable tour!

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Orange Line – Athens

Visit the Acropolis and Parthenon, the highlights of the city!

The orange line roams by the most beautiful attractions further down the city centre. You may see the Plaka District, the most traditional area of Athens, and mingle with the vibes of ancient Greece.

You can also visit the Gate of the Roman emperor Hadrian, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the largest temple in Greece during the Roman Times. At Syntagma square, you can admire the Hellenic parliament with its impressive guard line and stroll through Hermou, the city’s busiest shopping street. Feel free to explore the Panathenaic stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games were held, the National Library, an outstanding building of great historical value, and the National Archaeological Museum. Roam around the picturesque area of Monastiraki and its Flea Market, and walk through the quaint neighbourhood of Thission.

Blue Line – Piraeus

If you are fresh from the cruise, you can start your journey at either of the cruise Terminals in the Port of Piraeus, just a stone’s throw away from the cruise ship. You may admire attractions such as Pasalimani, the yachts’ marina, and Mikrolimano, the ancient harbour of Piraeus.

Don’t miss out on the impressive new Museum of Acropolis, and walk up to the Acropolis hill to admire the Parthenon, as our busses take passengers directly to the most eminent monument of Athens and Greece.

Yellow Line − Glyfada

Start your tour to the Athenian Riviera from the Planetarium stop of the Blue Line. Find out how the bewildering desert of the 1900s has evolved into one of the most cosmopolitan areas of Greece! From the Niarchou Foundation to the Marina Alimou, the Glyfada Line is a blending of history and modernism; a combination of culture of old days and entertainment of our times. Enjoy the sunset from Marina Flisvou, or swim and sunbathe in Agios Kosmas. In the Glyfada Terminal, you may wander around the most cosmopolitan suburbs of the capital, enjoy the luxurious department stores and wind down in the beautiful cafes. Don’t miss out on the beach bar and taste a cocktail by the seaside!

Green Line − Vouliagmeni

Vouliagmeni may have been associated with the beaches, but the area is a history lesson on its own. From the Allied Forces Cemetery to the Byzantine Museum, Vouliagmeni Line is certainly worth a visit. Relax at the beautiful beach of Kavouri Oceanis, one of the most popular beaches in Athens. Vouliagmeni Lake, one of the most popular spots in Athens, is a wonder of natural beauty. Don’t miss out on a jump into the thermal baths and admire the breathtaking surroundings.

The Happy Train of Piraeus

Starting from the Cruise ship Terminals, The Happy Train of Piraeus takes you on a round trip of one of the most picturesque suburbs of the capital. Embark on a half-an-hour trip passing by the Municipal Theatre, the Nautical Museum or Pasalimani. Don’t miss out on a stroll round Korai Square, the commercial centre of Piraeus, just a stone’s throw from the Private Yacht Marine.

There is a wide variety of 16 languages of recorded commentary so as to familiarise yourselves with the various historical, cultural and social aspects of one of the most ancient capitals of the world.

All our buses have low-floor easy access with a designated wheelchair space. Free headphones are provided upon boarding. Tickets are hop-on and hop-off and valid for two days, so you can explore many places of interest in your leisure time. All our passengers have access to Free Wi-Fi.

Attractions Stops Nr: Walking Distance Ticket/Free
Temple Of Zeus 5 50 meters Free
Greek Parliament 6 50 meters Free
Changes Of Guards 9 50 meters Free
Plaka 2 70 meters Free
Acropolis/Parthenon 4 50 meters 20€
Acropolis Museum 3 50 meters 6€
Archaeological Museum 11 70 meters 7€
Monastiraki Square 14 20 meters Free
Panathinaiko Stadium 8 100 meters 7€

Ticket Prices

Tickets Web Price € On Board Save
Adult 13€ 16€ 3€
Child 5-15 6€ 6€ 0€
Family 34€ 38€ 4€

Family & Child Tickets

  • Family tickets are for up to two adults and 3 children
  • A Child ticket is valid from children aged between 5 and 15 years inclusive. Children under 5 years old may travel free of charge

General Info

  • Tickets are hop-on and hop-off and valid for two days so you can explore many places of interest at your leisure.
  • We recommend purchasing your ticket online. This provides you with the opportunity to save money. Select your ticket type and the preferred date in our book now option
  • Fixed date discounts are not available on the day of travel. You are welcome to purchase your tickets on the day from a member of
    SightsOfAthens Blue Bus Staff at any one of the Boarding points. Please see the Tour map for details.
  • You can use cash or credit cards to purchase tickets on the day. Online you can pay by: Paypal, Amex, Maestro, MasterCard, Visa Electron and Visa.
  • Don’t forget to print and bring with you the e-ticket, and present it to a member of Blue Bus Staff at your chosen point. E-tickets are named.
  • You will be asked to present the credit card you used when making the booking as proof of identification. For any problem please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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