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Academias (or Akadimias) Ave in Athens Greece: Academias (or Akadimias) is one of the most popular avenues in Athens. It runs parallel to Panepistimiou street and Solonos street, starting from Vassilissis Sofias Avenue to Kannigos Square in the neighborhood of Exarchia. After World War II, this street was renamed to Roosevelt Street to honor the US president, but this name was not much used by the Athenians and the street came back to its original name.
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Along Academias Ave, there are the rear of the National Library and the University of Athens, the Lyrical Theatre and the Cultural Centre of Athens, with the statue of the important Greek poet Kostis Palamas outside.
Academias Ave can be reached at Papepistimiou Metro Station, while at the rear of the National Library there is the departure and arrival stands of many buses that go around Athens. Many elegant restaurants, cafeterias and shopping centres can be found along Academias Ave, as this is one of the most central streets in Athens.
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There are many ways to reach Academias Avenue, from any location in Athens.
Airport to Academias Ave: 31 km / 19.2 miles | Piraeus port to Academias Ave: 14.2 km / 8.8 miles | Syntagma square to Academias Ave: 1 km / 0.6 miles
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Athens transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 693 881 8288, 0030 694 597 2090, 0030 690 943 9292 or book your taxi online.
On foot: As Academias Avenue is located in a central area of Athens, it can be easily reached on foot from Syntagma square and from Omonia, in less than 10 minutes.
By metro: The closest metro station is “Panepistimio” on line 2. Get a map of the metro here.
By bus/trolleybus: Since Academias Avenue is one of the main roads in the centre of Athens, there are many bus stops nearby. Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.
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