TRANSPORTATION FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE CENTRE OF ATHENS:
There a couple of alternatives to get from the airport to Athens :
- by taxi. An ordinary taxi fare costs about 40 Euros and takes approximately 30-40 min to get you to the centre of Athens.
- by metro. The one-way tickets cost 8 Euros/person. There is a metro from and to the airport almost every half an hour. Depending on the number of days you are to stay in Athens, you can ask for an all day ticket for all transportation means (buses, trolley buses, metro etc), which costs 5 Euros/person. Similarly, there is also the weekly ticket for up to 7 days long costing about 15 Euros/person. Extra information e.g. the metro lines can be found in the url:http://www.amel.gr.
- By bus. There are express buses, which get you from the airport to the centre of Athens (Syntagma square) or a couple of other destinations (Piraeus, Voula, etc). The one-way tickets cost about 5 Euros/person and you can buy them from the selling desks nearby the exits of the airport. Extra information e.g. the metro lines can be found in the url: www.oasa.gr
- By the suburban railway, which gets you to certain suburbs of Athens (e.g. Maroussi). It is less frequent than the metro, with almost the same fares, while it is recommended only for passengers travelling to specific areas outside the centre of Athens.
All alternatives of transportation from the airport and the city of Athens are enlisted in detail inhttp://www.oasa.gr/content.php?id=airlines
More information about all transportation means available in the city of Athens can be found in:http://www.traveltoathens.eu/transportation/metro/ .
In case, one is interested in tracing the optimal route between two points, the following url can assist : http://tp.oasa.gr/.
TO GET TO NTUA BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:
The easiest way, is to get the metro line from Egaleo to the Neragiotissa/Airport (this line sometimes end to Neragiotissa station and some other times to the Airport) and get down to Katehaki station. Then you get out of the station, you go ahead where there is a traffic light and cross the “Kanellopoulou” avenue. You walk about 20 meters and nearby a kiosk there is the bus-stop of bus No 242, which is a circular line entering inside the NTUA campus. There, you can get down at the second stop (where the complex of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering School is located, pronounced as “Ktiria Nafpigon”), see the itinerary at the attached map, walk about 100 meters and find either building Lamda-“Λ” where you have to ring the doorbell to enter or find building Gamma-“Γ” go to the second floor and look for office No 2.19 or office No 2.9). In case of trouble you can call the number +30-210-772-1111, or +30-210-772-2869 to get some help. A one-way combined ticket for both metro and bus costs 1.45 Euros/person, while if you intend to use again the same transportation more than once, we recommend to consider buying a 1-day ticket
TO GET TO NTUA BY TAXI:
Ask the taxi driver to get you to the Zografou campus of the National Technical University of Athens pronounced in greek as “Politechnio stou Zografou” at the following address:
9 Iroon Politechniou St, Zografou, Athens
As soon as you enter the campus, ask the driver to look where the complex of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering School is located, pronounced as “Ktiria Nafpigon”, and find either building Lamda-“Λ” where you have to ring the doorbell to enter or find building Gamma-“Γ”, go to the second floor and look for office No 2.19 or office No 2.9). (see the map attached) In case of trouble you can call the number +30-210-772-1111, or +30-210-772-2869 to get some help.
The taxi-fare varies depending your origination from 10-30 Euros.
You can find more info about transportation in Athens by visiting www.oasa.gr.
You can find more info about National Technical University of Athens by visiting www.ntua.gr.
GETTING TO BUILDING LAMDA (‘Λ’) INSIDE THE NTUA CAMPUS:
(From Leof Katechaki Entrance, you take the first turn left, and then the first right)