Hop on Hop off tour, from Piraeus
The Athens and Piraeus Tour Bus ( Blue Route ) departs from Akti Miaouli in Piraeus. Akti Miaouli is very close to the Cruise Ship Terminal.
In peak season (April to October), the bus runs every 30 minutes from 08.20 till 21.20, while in the low season (November to March) it runs till 18.30. The bus departs from the port of Piraeus, continues across the yacht harbor of Mikrolimano and Syngrou Avenue and ends up at the Acropolis and the center of Athens.
At 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. In this way you get access to all the stops of the Athens Sightseeing Bus. After finishing the Red Bus Route, you can take again the Blue Bus to go back to the port of Piraeus. The Blue Route lasts 70 minutes and the Red Route lasts 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.
This tour starts at 9 am, but you don’t have to be at the starting point this exact time, as the buses depart every half an hour. You can take the bus from any of the suggested stations.
Frequency: Every 30 minutes
Ticket Validity: 24 hours
Commentary pre-recorded: in 11 languages