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No More Free Public Transport in Athens

Commuters in the Greek capital will have to pay the regular fare when travelling along Athens' public transit network as of Wednesday, July 15, when the temporary measure of free transport ceases to apply.

Public Transport Remains Free in Athens Until Friday

Transport across Athens’ transit network will remain free until July 10, Alternate Minister for Transport Christos Spirtzis announced on Monday.

Public Transport Free in Athens Until After Referendum is Held

Transport across Athens' transit network will be free from June 29 to July 6, Alternate Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis announced on Monday.

Hopping the Greek Isles with Eurail’s Attica Pass

The Greek isles have been included in Eurail’s new pass, giving young travelers the chance to visit Greece’s islands by ferry.

JustRide: New App Sets Athens’ Commuters Free from Cash

Athens' residents and tourists will be set free from scrambling for cash when buying tickets for the metro or bus as the Greek capital is the first city to benefit from "JustRide", the global partnership between MasterCard and Masabi.

Tourist Coaches Want to Operate Intercity Routes

The Greek Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) has expressed its satisfaction with the Τourism Μinistry’s recent decision to stop an amendment to draft legislation which would in effect exclude privately-run tourist coaches and buses from the future liberalization of the...

Ride-sharing Uber Taxi app takes off in Greece

An innovative peer-to-peer application that gives smartphone owners the chance to hire a taxi through their phones has made its way to Greece.

Athens Metro: Planned Line 4 To Extend From Evangelismos Station To Goudi District

The first phase of the construction of the fourth metro line in Athens, Greece, will involve 14 stations instead of nine as originally planned. Metro stations for the new Line 4 will be created in the city districts of Pagrati, Kessariani, Ano Ilisia and Zografou.

Greece Makes Announcements For Extension Of Athens Metro (Line 4)

The Greek Ministry of Infrastructure recently confirmed that a fourth metro line will be constructed in Athens to service many densely populated areas of the city.

New Certification Seal Introduced For Greek Tour Buses

All Greek tour coach owners are now required to apply for a special electronic seal of authenticity, following a recent decision of the Greek Transport Ministry.

Plans For New Athens Metro Line 4 Revealed

Plans for the construction of a new metro line in Athens, which will service many densely populated areas of the city, were revealed recently by the Greek Ministry of Infrastructure.

Free WiFi Available At Some Metro, Train Stations In Athens

STASY, the authority that manages fixed rail modes of transport, has launched a free wireless Internet network in seven selected metro and train stations in Athens, Greece.

New Bus Line To Connect Piraeus Port With Acropolis & Syntagma

Visitors to Athens arriving by cruise ship will soon be able to access the city center in just 60 minutes from Piraeus Port and see popular sites such as the Acropolis.

Greece’s TRAINOSE To Start Passenger Rail Service To Sofia, Belgrade

Greek trains will cross borders again as of 10 May 2014 with the launch of a passenger train connecting Greece's second largest city Thessaloniki with Sofia and Belgrade (with a stopover in Skopje).

Safe Transportation Of Passengers Comes First For Maroulis Travel

Coach drivers of Maroulis Travel were recently fully informed by Mercedes-Benz Hellas officials on the upgraded active and passive safety systems (ABS, ESP, ASR, AFU, GPS-NAVI control) of the new buses added to its fleet.

Greek Railway Trainose Schedules Available On Google Transit Trip Planner

Google has included the schedules of Greece's railway operator Trainose in its Google Maps “Transit” service to facilitate trip planning on this mode of transport.

Maroulis Travel Invests In New Buses To Offer Top Services To Tourists In Greece

Greek company Maroulis Travel continues to increase the quality of its offered services to passengers by adding the latest coaches in the European automotive industry to its fleet.

HATTA: Turkish Travel Agencies Are Operating Illegally In Greece

Turkish travel agencies are operating illegally in Greece, travel agents from all over Greece were informed by the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) at a briefing held during the 29th Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki.

Pelion Train To Continue Service During The Winter

Pelion's steam train, the legendary so-called "Moutzouris,"will continue to run this winter for organized groups and holidaymakers following an increase in passenger traffic during the summer season.

Halkidiki’s Tourism On The Upswing

Greek destination Halkidiki recorded a seven percent rise in revenue during the 2013 tourism season from the same period last year, bolstered by a 10 percent increase in overnight stays by German, Russian, Ukrainian, British and Turkish tourists.