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

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from US$ 22.37 US$ 19.91 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • Discover the intense historicity of Athens with this flexible hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Explore the city at your own pace, hopping on and off as you wish
  • Free extra day for your tour when you buy the 24hr tour
  • Get up close with iconic attractions, from the Acropolis to the Planetarium
  • Enjoy two engaging walking tours to get into the heart of the city (April to October only)
  • Upgrade your ticket to access the other routes and travel with even greater ease
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Overview

    Trace the history and culture of Athens from ancient times to the present day on this great-value Hop-on, Hop-off open-top bus tour from City Sightseeing. Valid for 24 hours, the tour routes comprehensively cover every corner of the city - from the breathtaking Acropolis to the stunning Votsalakia Beach. 

    Comprising three lovely routes - Athens, Piraeus and Beach Riviera - the hop-on, hop-off bus has strategic stops located throughout the city to get you up close with your favourite attractions with minimal transportation hassles. While the Athens and Piraeus routes operate through the year, the Beach Riviera one operates only during winters. 

    The buses (Athens & Piraeus routes) run all year round, with frequent departure every day so you don’t have to waste any time waiting for them. Not to forget, there is an immersive audio commentary available on board in 12 languages as well as Free WiFi to help you get acquainted with the city even better.

    Free extra day for your tour when you buy the 24hr tour, Valid for Athens: 24hr Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour (single route) and Athens & Piraeus: 24hr Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.

    Attractions Covered

    • Acropolis Museum
    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Zeus
    • National Library
    • National Archaeological Museum
    • National Gardens
    • Odeon of Herodes Atticus
    • Archaeological Museum of Piraeus
    • Votsalakia Beach

    Click Here for the COMPLETE TOUR MAP

    About the Supplier: City Sightseeing is one of the leading tour operators offering hop-on, hop-off services across 100 locations worldwide. They have been providing quality services since 1998.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Valid for 24 or 72 hours

    Start time

    Buses depart between 8:30am and 5pm, every 30 - 60 minutes - depending on the route

    Meeting Point

    You can hop on at any of the stops and redeem your voucher with the driver

    Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Unlimited travel for 24 hours
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary in 12 languages
    • Free WiFi on-board
    • Two walking and photo tours (April to October)


    • Food and beverages
    • Entrance fees
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Your voucher will be valid for 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Your health and safety is our top priority. Our local operators ensure all hygiene measures in compliance with official COVID-19 safety guidelines issued by the local government such as sanitization of vehicles, safety distancing and temperature screening of staff as well as guests before the start of the tour. Unfortunately, if anyone is found medically unfit, the tour operator would have to deny admission. For your protection, make sure to carry your own mask and gloves.

    Our local partners do everything in their power to ensure the tours runs to schedule. However, Athens is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

    The photo tours operate daily at 12:30pm from stop A2 and 1:15pm from A6/9. The walking tours occurs daily at 11:30am and 12:45pm from the Acropolis. Please ask your driver for more information on the day of your tour. 
    Both these tours are available only during the summer, between April and October.

    We want everyone to be a part of our tours and hence there are special arrangements for wheelchair ramps.

    Additional info

    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 metres 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 metres to the City Sightseeing Buses.
    Passengers boarding at the Piraeus Cruise Terminal will be on the Piraeus Line

  • Customer Reviews
    • Athens city tour

      The hop on / off bus is the perfect way to tour the city at your leisure. We also used the Pireus and beach riviera tours as part of the overall package which is great if you are...

      Paul Berresford, United Kingdom
    • The Hop-on Hop off bus was a great way to get around Athens. I loved that they had friendly, helpful person at each stop. Thank you, Carol...

      Carol Maloney, United States
    • Was well worth the money! We were able to see most of Athens without having to fight the traffic ourselves.

      As I stated above....a fun experience....

      Andrew Peterson, United States
    • Great value

      Ron Hacker, United States, 06/Mar/2020
    • Straight forward purchase, although was error downloading pdf. But the conductor had no problem accepting the receipt code.

      Tony Cox, United Kingdom, 04/Mar/2020
    • i would recommend this tour.

      Mike Yawn, United States, 23/Jan/2020

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