Hop On Hop Off Athens

Hop On Hop Off Athens

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City Sightseeing Athens: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Athens Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Choose the best and safest way to relish the breath-taking views of Athens with our Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours. Greece’s Capital city, Athens is known remarkably for its history and culture from the ancient times to till date. Tourists can get an insight into the ancient Greece by hopping off at the six thousand years old ancient citadel Acropolis and Parthenon. You can delve in Greece culture at the Piraeus Archaeological Museum where you can find the remains and artefacts of the ancient times. At the same time, Hop On Hop Off bus route takes you to enjoy a glimpse of the modern day development of Athens while visiting Marinas and other beaches. Shop at the Athens central market and collect the marvelous local products from here. Our tour route also covers major attractions like Temple of Zeus, National Library, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and many more.

Make your trip perfect with our onboard multilingual guide so that you don’t miss a single piece of information about the historic place. Hop On Hop Off is the leading bus tour operator, and we cover every nooks and corner of utmost importance, keeping in mind the latest safety guidelines. Moreover, our buses run around the year making it comfortable for tourists to plan their tour at their convenience.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Athens on a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus ticket
  • Travel by open-top, double-decker buses and enjoy panoramic views of the city
  • 3 routes and more than 40 stops cover all major attractions
  • Enjoy audio commentary in multiple languages
  • Your ticket is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date

Tour Overview

Embark on a fascinating journey through Athens, a city steeped in over 3000 years of civilization and known as the birthplace of democracy. The combination ticket for the hop on hop off bus opens doors to three distinct routes, each showcasing a different facet of this vibrant city. With top-deck seats providing panoramic views, immerse yourself in the rich history, bustling ports, and serene beaches that Athens has to offer. Enjoy Athens sightseeing on a fun and flexible bus tour that covers all the major attractions of the city. Discover the charming city on City Sightseeing Athens Hop-on, Hop-off tour and enjoy the liberty of customizing your own itinerary. With 3 routes covering more than 40 stops, the whole city is accessible to you. Enjoy audio commentary in multiple languages and admire panoramic views from open-top, double-decker buses. 

Tour Description

Start your Athens hop on hop off bus tour adventure in the center of Athens at Syntagma Square. It is not just in the middle of Greece's capital; it is also a really important historical spot that people can visit. Lots of folks like to go there because it is a famous part of the city. It is where many demonstrations begin, and there are also concerts and festivals held there. This place also has a long history, like when the people of Athens protested against King Otto in 1843. Next, go to the charming neighborhood of Plaka. Plaka is a special neighborhood in Athens. It is constructed on the old homes of ancient Athens. People call it the "Neighborhood of the Gods" because it is close to the Acropolis and has lots of old sites to explore. It is really pretty with cozy cafes and narrow streets made of stones. The whole place looks even more beautiful with colorful flowers. 

Now, head to the famous Acropolis, a high area with the ancient Parthenon. It is like a big raised platform. Take pictures of the impressive Temple of Zeus with its really tall columns. The Temple of Olympian Zeusin Athens, also called the Olympieion, took a long time to build. It started in 174 BCE and was finished much later, in 131 CE, by the Roman emperor Hadrian. This temple was huge and had really tall columns. It was one of the biggest temples ever made in the ancient world.

Keep going east along the Athens Route to see the huge Ancient Olympic Stadium. You can also get the excitement of the first modern Olympic games in 1896 that was played in this stadium.

Switch to the Piraeus Route to explore the lively port town. Visit the Archaeological Museum and do fun things outside, like swimming at Votsalakia beach. Try fresh seafood that was caught just a few hours ago for a yummy seaside meal.

Move on to the Beach-Riviera Route for a peaceful time along the Athenian coast. Use a comfy bus to go to different stops and discover three beautiful Greek beaches. Enjoy the warm and healing waters at Vouliagmeni Lake, making your mind feel refreshed for more exploring the next day.

With the choice of different ticket options, you can explore fabulous Athens city at your own pace. The Athens Hop-on Hop-off bus covers all of the popular landmarks and attractions. This tailormade tour lets you explore three different routes. Each one takes you to unique and exciting parts of the area. Each route gives you a different experience, so you can enjoy a new adventure every day. Dive into Athens' interesting history, lively ports, and calm beaches. Take lots of pictures and make memories to remember. Get your hop on hop off bus ticket now for a smooth and unforgettable Athens trip!

Tour Schedule

  • Athens Route:
    Schedule: 08:30 – 20:30, Loop: 90 Minutes, Frequency: 20-30 Minutes
  • Piraeus Route (Summer Only)
    Schedule:12:45 - 14:45, Loop: 80 Minutes, Frequency: 60 Minutes
  • Beach-Riviera Route (Summer Only)
    Schedule: 09:35 – 17:35, Loop: 110 Minutes, Frequency: 60-80 Minutes

Tour Inclusions

  •  Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour (Based on Option Chosen)
  •  Free Wi-Fi on Board
  •  Audio Guide Languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Greek, Turkish

Tour Exclusions

  • Entrance Fee
  • Meals
  • Hotel Transfers

Tour Important Info

Ticket Redemption Information:

You can board the bus at any stop and voucher can be exchanged directly with the driver on board.

Mobile and Paper vouchers are both accepted at all stops.

You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.

Please check your ticket to know when it expires.

After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.

In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.

Flexible Ticket:Your ticket is valid for 12 months from the booking date.


Additional Information:

Wheelchair Access:Yes

Onboard Wi-Fi: Yes

Heating, Air Conditioning: Yes

Pets Allowed:No

Infants can travel free and you do not require to book infant ticket.

Piraeus Line: In Winter (November - March), the Piraeus line will operate only 2 tours per day (12:45 & 14:45).

On cruise ship days, the tour will operate every 30 minutes from 8am until approx. 6:15pm.

Disclaimer:Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service! No refund will be offered for any changes or  cancelations due to any unforeseen circumstances. 


Information for Cruise Passengers:

City Sightseeing buses will be waiting for cruise guests outside of the Cruise Terminals once guests have passed through the customs building.
Cruise ships arriving into Terminal 1; guests will exit through the passenger’s terminal turn to left and walk approx. 80 meters to the City Sightseeing Buses.
Cruise ships arriving into Terminal 2; guests will exit through the passenger’s terminal turn to left and walk approx. 50 meters to the City Sightseeing Buses.
Passengers boarding at the Piraeus Cruise Terminal will be on the Piraeus Line.

Tour Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

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Customer Experience


Everything was great. Booked all lines and saw all beautiful sides of Athens. The drivers are very friendly. Especially ... Read More


Everything was great. Booked all lines and saw all beautiful sides of Athens. The drivers are very friendly. Especially the driver from the beachline was watching out for us to take us back! Great experience!


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