Athens Glyfada

Information about Glyfada

Glyfada Athens: Glyfada is one of the most up-market and chic areas in the southern suburbs, located 10 km southeast of the city of Athens. The town lies around the coast and it is considered one of the best places to spend your summer. During the last 20 years, Glyfada is popular for its developed infrastructure where plenty of luxurious hotels, bars, cafes and some of the most famous clubs were built.

Beautiful fish taverns and elegant restaurants are situated right by the sea, close to some of the best beaches of Glyfada. Several beaches are found along the coast with nice and clean waters, which are excellent for swimming and romantic walks under the moonlight.

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How to get to Glyfada

There are many ways to reach Glyfada, from any location in Athens.
Airport to Glyfada: 25.2 km / 15.6 miles | Piraeus port to Glyfada: 20.4 km / 12.6 miles | Syntagma square to Glyfada: 11.7 km / 7.2 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.

Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Athens with as little as 13 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Glyfada and many other places of interest in Athens at their own pace.

By metro: The closest metro station is “Elliniko” on line 2. Note that Glyfada is a 20-minute walk away from the metro. Get a map of the metro here.

By bus/trolleybus: The closest bus stop is “Glyfada” of the bus line A3. Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.

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