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Every year Greece welcomes visitors from all over the world and one can travel to Greece in many different ways: by road, plane, train or sea. Great roads connect Greece with Europe and Asia.

The country's airports provide top-notch services. Athens, being the largest Greek city and the 4th most populous capital of the EU, has modern public transport capabilities to meet the needs of its residents and visitors.

How to come to the Conference Venue from the Airport

From the airport to the conference venue

From Athens International Airport to
IOSCO 2024 GREECE CONFERENCE VENUE

Athens International Airport is located about 30 kilometers east of the city center and you can come to the conference venue (Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel) by:

  • TAXI - Travel time approximately 45 minutes, travel cost 45€
  • METRO & TRAM - Metro Line 3 from Airport to Syntagma sq., then 1 min walk to Tram station from Syntagma to Pikrodafni, after 4 stops you get off at Kasomouli stop (240 meters - 3 minutes walk away from the venue), travel time approximately 50 minutes, travel cost 9€
  • BUS & TRAM - Bus X95 from Airport to Syntagma sq., then 1 min walk to Tram station from Syntagma to Pikrodafni, after 4 stops you get off at Kasomouli stop (240 meters - 3 minutes walk away from the venue), travel time approximately 72 minutes, travel cost 6,7€
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ATH.ENA TICKET

ATH.ENA TICKET

One ticket for all public transport means.

If you want to be able to travel with all means of public transport during your stay in Athens, we have some useful tips for you. From Athens Airport metro stop you can buy:

  • One 5-day ticket for all public transport means (excluded Airport Metro, EXPRESS & X80 Bus Lines) for 8,20€ and one 2-way Athens Metro Airport ticket for 16€, total cost 24,2€ or
  • One 3-day tourist ticket for all public transport means (included 1 two-way ticket for the Airport) for 20€
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How to come to Athens and move around the city

Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport
"ELEFTHERIOS VENIZELOS"

Athens International Airport is located about 30 kilometers east of the city center and it is divided into two areas, Area A, the non-Schengen area, and Area B, the Schengen area.

The AIA "Eleftherios Venizelos" has 2 runways and a main terminal and a satellite terminal located between the two runways. It handles over 20 million passengers per year.

Athens is connected to its International Airport through several transportation options:

  • Metro line 3 “Dimotiko Theatro (Piraeus) – Athens International Airport.”
  • Suburban Rail from Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station) or from SKA (Rail center of Acharnes)
  • Bus services (OSY) four lines provide transportation to the airport
  • Regional buses (KTEL Express Service) five lines operate between the city center and the airport
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Athens Metro

Athens Metro
"ATTIKO METRO"

The Athens Metro is a rapid-transit system in Greece which serves the Athens urban area. The Athens Metro has 3 lines. Athens Metro serves approximately 1,398,000 passengers on a daily basis.

Athens Metro Mapathens metro mapClick the Metro Map to download it in PDF

The Athens Metro is actively connected with the other means of public transport, such as buses, trolleys, the Athens Tram and the Athens Suburban Railway. The Athens Metro is hailed for its modernity (mainly the newer lines 2, 3), and many of its stations feature works of art, exhibitions and displays of the archaeological remains found during its construction.

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Athens Tram

Athens
TRAM

The Athens Tram is the modern public tram network system serving Athens. The tram network spans a total length of 27 kilometres (16.8 mi) throughout ten Athenian suburbs.

This network runs from Syntagma (central Athens) to the coastal suburb of Palaio Faliro, where the line splits in two branches: the first ends as soon as it meets the Athens coastline at Pikrodafni Station (where it meets the other line), while the other exclusively runs between the Athens riviera (toward the southern suburb of Voula) and the port of Piraeus.

Athens fixed line transport map
(Metro & Tram)
athensfixedlinetransportmapClick to download the Map in PDF

The Athens Tram network covers the majority of the city's Saronic Gulf coastline.

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Athens Public Transpot

Athens Public Transport
OASA's OSY BUSES

The Athens bus and trolleybus network is very extensive. Most buses and trolleybuses run daily from 5 am to midnight. Airport Express buses operate on a 24-hour basis.

These services connect Athens International Airport with the city centre (Syntagma Square), Piraeus port and the Intercity Bus Terminal (KTEL Kifissos).

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About IOSCO

International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is the international body that brings together the world's securities regulators and is recognized as the global standard setter for the securities sector. IOSCO develops, implements and promotes adherence to internationally recognized standards for securities regulation. It works intensively with the G20 and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) on the global regulatory reform agenda.

Contacts

For general information about the IOSCO 2024 GREECE conference, please contact us at:
conference (@) iosco2024greece.com
+30 210 3377216

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