Hop on Hop off tour from Piraeus
Note:This tour starts at 9 am. You don't have to be there at 9 am. The buses depart every half hour. You can take the bus from any of the proposed stations.
The Athens and Piraeus Tour Bus ( Blue Route ) departs from Akti Miaouli in Piraeus, the port of Athens. Akti Miaouli is very close to the Cruise Ship Terminal. In tourist season (April to October), the bus runs every 30 minutes from 08.20 till 21.20, while in winter season (November to March) it runs till 18.30. The bus departs from the port of Piraeus, continues across the yacht harbor of Mikrolimano, goes up Syggrou Avenue and reaches the Acropolis and the centre of Athens.
In the stop of the New Acropolis Museum, you can get off the Blue Bus and take the Red Bus (Athens Sightseeing) with the same ticket. This way you get access to all stops of the Athens Sightseeing Bus. After you finish the Red Bus Route, then you can take again the Blue Bus to go back to the port of Piraeus. The Blue Route lasts for 70 minutes and the Red Route lasts for 90 minutes. The ticket is valid for 24 hours and there is recorded commentary available in 11 languages.
The Blue Bus runs the following route: Akti Miaouli - Lion's Gate - Archaeological Museum of Piraeus - Mikrolimano Harbor - Planetarium - Marriott - Intercontinental - New Acropolis Museum - Acropolis - Marriott - Intercontinental - Planetarium - Municipal Theatre of Piraeus - Akti Miaouli.
Frequency: 30 minutes
Ticket Validity: 24 hours
Commentary pre-recorded: in 11 languages