Athens Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour

All top attractions covered
All top attractions covered
Regular schedule. Unlimited rides
Regular schedule. Unlimited rides
Last minute availability. Instant confirmation
Last minute availability. Instant confirmation



Athens Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world. Named after Athena, the goddess of wisdom and warfare in Greek mythology, the capital of Greece has been continuously populated since at least 7000 BC. The city has much to see and experience, including ancient architectural marvels like the Parthenon, Acropolis, Temple of Poseidon, and the Ancient Agora, as well as more modern flea markets, cafes, bars, and restaurants. 

However, navigating a metropolis as sprawling and crowded as Athens can be overwhelming. This is where Athens’ Hop On Hop Off Buses can help you.  

Hop on hop off tour buses are frequent and cover all of the city’s top attractions. You can see everything Athens has to offer in the most convenient and economical manner.

Read on to learn more about Athens hop-on hop-off bus tours.

Why choose Athens hop on hop off bus tours?

athens hop on hop off
  • Explore top attractions: The hop on hop off bus tours have multiple routes that cover all the most popular attractions in Athens, so you won’t miss out on anything.
  • Easy & efficient: Navigate the city with ease and comfort, and visit all of Athens’ prominent landmarks at your own pace.
  • Save money: The hop on hop off bus tours take care of your transportation expenses, making them an economical option, and you don’t have to stress about travelling between attractions by public transportation.
  • Informative commentary: Learn about the history and significance of the attractions you visit with informative pre-recorded commentary and audio guides in 12+ languages.
  • Special features: Get added perks like free WiFi onboard, complimentary headphones, free city maps, guided walking tours, and more with your tickets.

For more information on the special features and inclusion, please check your tickets.

Athens hop on hop off bus tour routes & timings

Sights of Athens
City Sightseeing

The Sights of Athens buses operate on four routes with 32 stops, covering the top attractions in and around Athens. The Orange Route/Athens Line stops at all the top attractions in historic Athens. The Blue Route/Piraeus Line covers Piraeus harbour. The Yellow Route/Glyfada Beach Line takes you down to the Athenian beaches near Glyfada town, while Green Route/Vouliagmeni Beach Line connects you to beaches near Vouliagmeni.

TIMINGS
8.30am to 7.30pm
FREQUENCY
Every 15 to 30 minutes
DURATION
1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours

32 stops covered

City Sightseeing bus tours in Athens offer 3 routes with a total of 44 stops. The Athens Line (Red Route) covers all the attractions in the historic centre, such as the Acropolis, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Ancient Olympian Stadium. The Piraeus Line (Green Route) shows you around Athens as well as the ancient port of Piraeus. The Beach Riviera Line (Purple/Orange Route) covers historic Athens and the beaches along the Athenian Riviera, near the towns of Glyfada and Vouliagmeni.

TIMINGS
8.30am to 7.30pm
FREQUENCY
Every 15 to 30 minutes
DURATION
1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours

44 stops covered

Frequently asked questions about Athens Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

Can you join the Athens hop on hop off bus tour at any stop?

Yes, you can get on the Athens hop-on hop-off bus tour at any stop.

How to recognize the stops on the Athens hop on hop off bus tour?

When you arrive at the stop locations along the tour, you will find signs for the relevant bus operator and route.

How frequent are the Athens hop on hop off buses on a tour?

Athens hop-on hop-off buses run between 8.30am to 7.30pm and are available approximately every 15-30 minutes.

Do the Athens hop on hop off buses operate all year around?

Yes, the Athens hop-on hop-off buses throughout the year except on 17th November, which is a holiday in Greece.

Are audio guides available on Athens hop on hop off bus tours?

Most bus tours offer either a multilingual audio guide or recorded commentary in multiple languages.

Are the Athens hop on hop off bus tours child-friendly?

Yes, the Athens hop-on hop-off bus tours are child-friendly.

Are the Athens hop on hop off bus tours suitable for seniors?

Yes, the Athens hop-on hop-off bus tours are suitable for senior citizens.

Are pets allowed on the Athens hop on hop off bus tours?

Pets may be allowed on some of the buses, depending on the bus tour operator. However, it’s best to check with the tour operator beforehand.

Are the Athens hop on hop off buses accessibility-friendly?

Yes, the Athens hop-on hop-off buses are accessible for wheelchair users. However, there might be limitations on the number of wheelchairs that can be accommodated at a time on a bus.

Are restrooms or food options available during the Athens hop on hop off bus tours?

There are no restrooms or food services available on the tour buses. However, you can use the facilities available at any of the attractions you stop at.

Can I carry any luggage on the Athens hop on hop off bus tour?

Due to space constraints, it is best not to carry any luggage or large bags on the tour buses.

Do Athens hop on hop off bus tours have hotel pickups?

No, the Athens hop-on hop-off bus tours do not offer hotel pickups or drop-offs.