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Athens Public Transport Tickets Now Sold Online

Athens public transport tickets are now available for purchase online thanks to a much anticipated website redesign released on Thursday. 

Free Public Transportation in Attica Region This Week

Greece's Alternate Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Christos Spritzis announced on Monday that the Greek government has decided to make public transportation in the Attica region free to all commuters for one more week. The Athens metro, buses, trolley buses, ISAP railway and...

Athens Public Transport to Issue Smart Cards

In 2016 commuters in Athens will be able to use smart cards in order to move around the city using public transport after a deal that was signed on Monday. The Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) signed a deal with...

Cheaper Public Transport Tickets as of September 1st

Citizens of metropolitan areas will be paying less for public transportation as of Monday, September 1st. Single tickets will be 1.20 euros instead of 1.40 but they will be valid for 70 minutes instead of 90. The 20 euro monthly pass...

Fare Dodger Threatened Ticket Inspectors With Gun

A fare-dodging former cop pulled a gun on ticket inspectors on a bus from Omonia to Piraeus Monday, according to Apostolos Raftopoulos, president of the OASA-OSY workers association. Two inspectors found a passenger without a ticket, and appeared to be complying...

Metro and Tram Favorite Transport in Athens

A survey has revealed that most Athenians prefer the metro or tram to the bus or trolleybus. The survey was conducted by Greece's  Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (KAPE) in partnership with the Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA)...

Athens to Replace Paper Tickets With Smart Cards for Public Transportation

The European Commission has approved a major investment of €29.5 million from the European Regional Development Fund that aims to modernize the urban transport ticketing in the wider metropolitan area of Athens. The available co financing will ensure putting...