Sights of Athens: Classic Hop-On, Hop-Off Blue Bus Tour (1 Day Free)

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  • Visit various popular avenues of the city
  • Enjoy witnessing Athens's famous destinations such as the Acropolis, various museums, and squares.
  • Travel around Athens in a luxurious bus with comfort
  • Multi-lingual audio commentary available in 16 languages.
  • Free WiFi on-board
  • Including all 4 4ifferent routes and over 30 stops around the city
  • Smartphone Voucher Accpeted! (No need to print!)


Visit the city with abundant wonders and an ideal holiday destination. The capital of Greece is full of monuments, museums, cultural squares, temples and beaches. The tasty food, cobbled streets and tempting coffee draw travelers from different parts of the world. Hop on the bus and know the city at your pace. Get the absolute different experience of vacation by getting lost in the natural beauty. Explore the hidden charms of the city that has a glorious past.


Experience Athens in the most popular way of Hop on Hop off sightseeing. Athens is a perfect symbol of western civilization with a long back history of 3000 years. Birthplace of renowned Socrates, Pericles, and Sophocles, Athens welcomes tourists from around the world with a warm and pleasant style.

We offer 4 lines for 1 day (1 Extra Day), including Athens (Orange Line), Piraeus (Blue Line), Glyfada (Yellow Line), Vouliagmeni (Green Line). Our trip starts with the top-rated attraction i.e. Acropolis. Here you can Hop off the bus and see the mighty remains of the emblematic Parthenon temple. Tourists will get a chance to visit the Pláka neighbourhood, Hellenic Parliament on Syntagma Square, Panathenaic Stadium which is the venue for the first Olympics game, National Library, National Archaeological Museum and much more. Roam around the picturesque streets of Monastiraki and the flea market. More surprises are yet to come. Enjoy the Athenian Riviera tour and from Niarchos Foundation to the Marina Alimou, tourists will get a chance to get mesmerized by the beauty of this place. You can also stroll around the beaches at Vouliagmeni and relax.

Blue Line – Piraeus
You may take your tour from either cruise terminal in the harbour at Piraeus, a stone's throw from your cruise ship, if you're fresh off the trip. You may enjoy sights such as the marina Pasalimani and the old harbour of the Piraeus, Mikrolimano. Don't miss out on the spectacular new Acropolis Museum and stroll up the hill to see the Parthenon while our buses carry people directly to Athens and Greece's most renowned landmark.

Orange Line – Athens
Visit the town's attractions, the Acropolis and Parthenon! The orange line winds through the city centre through the most stunning sites. You can observe the Plaka district, Athens' most historic district, mixing with antique Greece feelings.

The Roman Emperor Hadrian's Gate and the Temple of Zeus Olympus may be visited, also during Roman Time, the greatest shrine in Greece. At the Syntagma Square, you may go through Hermou, the busiest retail street, to see the Hellenic Parliament with its imposing guard line. Free to see the Panathenaic stadium, the national bibliothèque, an impressive ancient structure and the National Archeological Museum where the first modern Olympic Games were place. Roam through Monastiraki's beautiful region and its Flea Market and walk around the gorgeous Thission district.

Yellow Line − Glyfada
From the Planetarium stop on the blue line, start your tour of the Athenian Riviera. Learn how the stunning 1900's desert has developed into one of Greece's most cosmopolitan regions! The Glyfada Line, the marriage of history and modernity, combine the culture of past times with the amusement of the present day, from the Niarchos Foundation to the Marina Alimou. Enjoy Marina Flisvou sunset in the city of Agios Kosmas or swim and sunbathe. You may hike through the most sophisticated neighbourhoods of the city at Glyfada Terminal, visit the expensive department stores and slide into the lovely cafés. Don't miss the beach bar and have a seafront drink!

Green Line − Vouliagmeni
Vouliagmeni may be mostly connected to beaches, yet the region offers a study in history alone. Vouliagmeni Line is surely worth a visit from the Allied Forces Cemetery to the Byzantine Museum. Relax on Kavouri Oceanis, the lovely beach.

The beaches of Athens are the most popular. One of the most popular places in Athens, Vouliagmeni is a marvel of natural beauty. Do not miss a leap into the hot baths and appreciate the amazing environment.

Sights of Athens offers you the chance to visit one of Europe's classic cities at a rewarding and affordable price. Enjoy our regular bus routes and cheap fares in Athens and Piraeus. There are 16 recorded commentary languages in various ways to become acquainted with the many historical, cultural and social elements of one of the oldest capitals in the world. Moreover, our hop-on hop-off tickets allow you full flexibility as you pass by the bus to explore Piraeus and Athens attractions further.

Easy access to all our buses is low-floor for any rolling stool. On boarding, free earbuds are provided. Use our 2 or 3 day tickets as many times as you like to roam about Athens and Piraeus!


High Season (01 April - 31 October):
Piraeus Line (Blue Route): Every 30/45 minutes from 08:30 - 18:00
Athens Line (Orange Route): Every 15 minutes from 08:30 - 18:00
Beach Lines (Yellow Route) / Glyfada and Vouliagmeni Lines (Green Route): every 2 hours from 08:30 - 18:00
Piraeus Happy Blue Train: Every 30 minutes from 08.30 to 15.30 (April to October: Operates only on the cruise days)

Low Season (01 November - 31 March):
Athens Line (Orange Route): Every 20 minutes from 08:45 - 17:00
Piraeus Line (Blue Route): 9:55, 12:15, 14:35
Beach Lines (Yellow Route) / Glyfada and Vouliagmeni Lines (Green Route): 9:55, 12:15, 14:35


  • Unlimited 1 Day Athens Hop On Hop Off Bus Pass + Free 1 Complimentary Day
  • Valid for all routes (Athens, Piraeus & Beaches + Happy Train)
  • Free Wi-Fi facility
  • The new earphone will be provided to all the tourists using the tickets for the first time
  • Multi-lingual commentary available in 16 languages (English, Greek, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, Turkeys, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese.)
  • 2 Walking Tours (1 Hour each) around Acropolis area (April to October only) 


  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Important Info

Ticket Redemption:
Hop On Hop Off Blue Bus: You can board the bus at any stop and present your voucher on your smartphone (Printed/ Paper Voucher is also acceptable) to a member of staff of Sights of Athens to receive a valid ticket.
Piraeus Happy Blue Train: You can board the blue train from Cruise Terminal at the Port of Piraeus.
You can redeem the e-ticket within 1 year from purchase date.

Additional Information:
Free Wi-Fi
These buses are wheelchair accessible.
Children (0-4 years) can travel for free accompanied by an adult (max. two children). Full adult price is applicable for travelers over 15 years of age.
Our customers do not need to present any vaccination certificate to board neither on the Hop on Hop off buses.
The vaccination certification is mandatory at all the archaeological areas and restaurants.
Always wear mask, especially in the down part of the double decker buses that are closed.
*** From January 2022 until March 31st 2022 the Beach lines ( Yellow and Green line)  are not operating.
*** From January 2022 until March 31st 2022 the Piraeus, Blue line will only operate during cruise ship arrivals at the port of Piraeus every 30 min from Piraeus Cruise Terminals to Athens every 30 min from Athens to Piraeus.

Informaiton for Cruise Ship Passengers:
You can start your journey at either of the Cruise Terminals in the Port of Piraeus, Only few steps away from the cruise ship, where you will be able to either join the Happy Blue Train of Piraeus (operating from April to October) or the Blue Route (operating all year long).

WALKING TOURS - April to October (1 Hour)
Anafiotika Tour: Daily at 1.00pm
Meeting Point: Hop off at Stop#2 - Plaka

Psiri & Varvakios Tour: Daily at 2:00pm
Meeting Point: Hop off at Stop#14 - Monastiraki

Cancellation Policy:
You can now amend or cancel your ticket for free of charge upto 24 hours before the chosen travel date (During the ticket validity period.). 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.
This ticket is non-transferable.

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A Chan

Very few buses. Often have to wait for 25-30 min for a bus. Bus to Piraeus was ok, but waited for an hour for return bus.

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