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Best Hop-on Hop-off Athens Bus Tour 2023

Book Athens city sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off bus tour and explore the Greek capital!

from: €20
1-3 days
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About Athens Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

Discover Athens from an open-top double-decker bus and enjoy the hop-on hop-off style of sightseeing. Take the option to go on the Piraeus route and see the best of the Greek capital’s famous monuments and sites while enjoying audio guide commentary.


Hop-on Hop-off Bus Athens

Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Athens by going on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Choose between three routes and enjoy the flexibility of a 24-hour or three-day tour option.

Discover Athens’s top attractions and iconic monuments while riding on an open-top, double-decker bus. Take in the city’s many significant sights and attractions.

With our onboard multilingual audio guide, you can learn a lot about Athens’ rich history and culture from ancient times to the present. As you cruise through the city and see many monuments, you’ll come across many shopping opportunities along the Athens hop-on hop-off bus route. Soak up the bustling atmosphere of vibrant boutique stores, all easily accessible from our convenient bus stops.

Once you’re in the mood for exploring, simply hop off the bus at any stop and immerse yourself in the many wonders and hidden gems of Athens. From the world-renowned museums to the awe-inspiring temples of the Acropolis, this tour is the perfect way to visit this amazing city.

  • Athens (if option selected)
  • Athens & Riviera Beach (if option selected)
  • Athens & Piraeus (if option selected)
  • Athens, Piraeus & Riviera route (if option selected)
  • Athens & Piraeus & Beach Riviera routes ticket – 24-hour or 3-day bus pass (if option selected)
X not included
  • Attraction tickets
  • English, Spanish, Turkish, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Hebrew
Athens Route Stops:Piraeus Route Stops:Beach & Riviera Route Stops:
Syntagma Square 
Pantion University 
Melina Merkouri/Plaka 
Melina Merkouri / PlakaNiarchos FoundationPantion University
Acropolis MuseumMunicipal TheatreNiarchos Foundation
The Acropolis & Parthenon (Interchange: Piraeus route)Cruise Terminals A & BFalire/Flisvos
Temple of ZeusLions GateEdem
Parliament / National GardensCruise Terminals A & B Ag.Kesmas Beach
The Four MuseumsArchaeological Museum of PiraeusBomo Palace
The National GalleryVotsalakia BeachAsteria Beach
Ancient Olympic StadiumMikrolimano HarbourDivani Apollon Oceanis Beach/ Atrir Palace
Parliament / National Gardens SPlanetariumVouliagmeni Lake
National LibraryAthens Ledra & IntercontinentalPigadakia
National Archaeological MuseumBlazer Suites
Omonia SquareGlyfada town
Karaiskaki SquareGolf
Monastiraki SquareAg.Kosmas
Kotzia SquareKalamaki
Poseidon Hotel
Grand Hyatt/ Intercontinental
Temple of Zeus
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Meeting Point

The Athens route starts from Syntagma Square. However, you can start the hop-on hop-off Athens tour at any of the stops on the bus route.

Explore Athens

Choose a 24-hour or 3-day hop-on hop-off Athens bus pass and discover the most famous attractions and monuments.

Acropolis and more

Marvel at the Acropolis and the Parthenon Temple. Visit the National Gardens and the city’s many museums.

Extra Day

With the 24-hour ticket, you’ll get an extra free day.

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Easy & Fast Booking Process

Good to know before you go

  • Athens route operates all year round, except for on November 17th, December 25th, and January 1st.
  • Athens route runs from 8:30 AM
  • The last tour departure is at 7:00 PM
  • The tour departs every 30 minutes. Total loop duration: 90 minutes. 
  • Starting point: Syntagma Square
  • Piraeus route is not operating during the winter months.
  • Piraeus route runs from 12:15 PM
  • The last tour departure is at 6:15 PM
  • Tours depart every 60 minutes
  • Total loop duration: 80 minutes
  • Starting point: Pantion University
  • Beach Riviera route operates from April to October only. Tours depart every 1–2 hours starting from 9:35 AM
  • The last tour departs at 5:35 PM from Melina Merkouri/Plaka 
  • Duration: approximately 100 minutes
  • What to bring: ID card or passport
  • Not allowed: smoking, pets
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FAQ – Hop-on Hop-off Athens

Is Hop-on Hop-off worth it in Athens?

Yes! The Hop-on Hop-off bus tour in Athens is most definitely worth it. It’s a very convenient way to explore the city without wasting your time and money. The Athens hop-on hop-off bus routes drive around all of the main attractions and monuments in Athens, so make sure to check out the route before hopping on, and don’t miss out on your must-see Athens attractions.

How does Hop-on Hop-off work?

Board the Hop-on Hop-off sightseeing bus from any of the designated route stops. You can hop off the bus at any attraction you choose to visit. Then you can hop back on the next bus when you want to continue the sightseeing bus tour. You can also choose to sit on the bus for the entire route loop duration and enjoy the city’s panoramic views.

How long is Hop on Hop off Athens?

There are a couple of tour options to choose from. In Athens, there are three hop-on hop-off routes available, and the tickets you buy can include one, two, or all three of them. We suggest you purchase a 24-hour ticket as you’ll get an extra day ticket for free, but the 3-day ticket option offers the best value price.
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Easy & Fast Booking Process

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A great way to get to know Athens

This was truly the best way to go sightseeing and to see as many of Athens’s iconic attractions as possible. We booked a 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus pass and had enough time to see everything we wanted to. This is an amazing way to get familiar with the city you’re visiting, especially if it’s your first time there. I highly recommend this bus tour!


Recommend it!

An incredible tour that allows you to see all of Athen’s highlights without wasting hours of your time and a lot of money. We booked our bus passes online and a couple of months in advance, which was the best decision. We saw Acropolis, many cruise ships, the national library, and other famous landmarks. If you’re visiting Athens, I would recommend you go on a hop-on hop-off bus tour.


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  • Wheelchair accessible

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