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Athens Bus Services to be Disrupted on Tuesday

The Athens bus workers’ union has announced a six-hour work stoppage for Tuesday, February 20.

Trainose Announces Extra Rail Services to Patra for Carnival

Rail operator Trainose has added extra night routes to Patra during February 17-18 to meet high-demand for the main carnival weekend.

INSETE: Greece Air Arrivals Up in December 2017

International arrivals at Greece’s main airports grew in December 2017 by 5.3 percent and 8.6 percent since the beginning of the year, according to INSETE.

Athens Airport – Piraeus Port Train Line to Launch in February

Getting from Athens International Airport to Piraeus Port will as of February take approximately one hour thanks to the launch of a new train line.

Limotours Hellas Receives ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

Limotours Hellas SA was recently honored for its chauffeur services with the Signum Virtutis seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

Athens Public Transport to Offer Wi-Fi Access to Commuters

Buses, tram and trolley cars will soon be able to provide free Wi-Fi access to commuters, the Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) announced this week.

Transport in Greece to be Affected by Walkouts on December 14

Public transport in Athens will be disrupted on Thursday, December 14, as Greece’s main private and public sector umbrella unions, GSEE and ADEDY, have announced a strike.

Trainose Announces ‘Olympian Trail’ Route for Cruise Passengers in Greece

Railway service operator Trainose will launch the "Olympian Trail" train route, a product aimed to offer cruise passengers in Greece "the trail of a lifetime experience".

E-ticketing Takes Effect Across Athens Transport System

A new ticketing system has been put into effect on Athens transport requiring commuters to use e-tickets in order to travel on the city’s public network.

FS Italiane: Speed Train on Athens-Thessaloniki Route in January 2018

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, owner of Greece’s train operator Trainose, in January is aiming to launch a new passenger speed train to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route.

Greek Transport Ministry Bill to Restrict Taxi Apps, E-platforms

E-platforms and apps offering taxi services in Greece may be forced to shut down if the transport ministry drafts a law, which foresees that “intermediaries” operate as transport companies.

Work Stoppages to Disrupt Athens Transport on Sept. 14

Workers in Athens transport have announced that they will hold a work stoppage on Thursday, September 14, from 9 pm until the end of services.

October Launch for Greek Public Transport Ticket Scanning Gate System

As of October, commuters in Athens will have to run e-tickets or smart cards by a barcode scanner when traveling on the city’s public transport.

No Metro, Suburban Railway Service to/from Athens Airport from May 30 to June 1

Greek railway operator Trainose has cancelled all routes of intercity trains and of the Proastiakos suburban railway from Tuesday, May 30, until Thursday, June 1, due to strike action by its workers.

Transport in Greece to be Affected by Walkouts, Strikes on May 16-17

Public transport in Athens will be disrupted on Tuesday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 17, due to nationwide protests against an austerity vote in Parliament on Thursday.

EU Court Adviser: Uber is a Transportation Business and May Need Licenses

The Uber platform offers a "service in the field of transport" and could be required to obtain the necessary licenses under national law in the EU member states, according to an EU court adviser.

Transport in Greece to be Affected by Strike on May 1

On the occasion of Labor Day, transport employees in Greece will participate in strikes and work stoppages on Monday, May 1.

GEPOET Requests End of Intercity Bus Transport Monopoly in Greece

GEPOET has requested for the government to work towards the full liberalization of the country’s regular domestic and intercity bus routes, which are currently operated by "one of the few monopolies that still exists" in Greece.

Easter Season Traffic Measures Announced in Greece

Special traffic measures will be put into effect on Greece's national highways as of Holy Thursday due to the Easter holidays.

Olympia Odos Patra-bound Motorway Opens to Traffic

The journey from Athens to Patra, one of Greece's major port cities, will now take only an hour and 40 minutes, following the opening of the new Olympia Odos motorway.