The Bus Express route X80 connecting the port of Piraeus with the Acropolis and Syntagma Square is resuming operation as of Thursday, May 10th 2018. The express line connects the cruise ships terminal at the port of Piraeus (Akti Xavierou and Akti Miaouli), to the Acropolis and Syntagma Square in downtown Athens., the center of Athens and Syntagma Square. Like last year, the line will also serve the Stavros Niarchos Foundation for Culture. The line is in operation during the tourist season.
In about 60 minutes, the line covers a distance of 27.5 kilometers, consisting of a sequence of 17 stops at the two exits of the cruise terminal at the PPA, in the center of Piraeus, at the Syggrou-Fix Metro Station, the Acropolis and Syntagma, with separate boarding and disembarking points.
From the intersections of the new bus line, transfer to Metro stations (Faliro, Syngrou-Fix and Syntagma) is possible as well as to bus lines X96 (from Piraeus) and X95 (from Syntagma) to Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos.”
Schedules are run every 35-40 minutes on weekdays with first departure at 7:00 am from the starting point (on the Xavierou coast). It is expected that the telematics application will be updated with more route information.
To use X80 bus, passengers can board either with the daily 4.5-euro unlimited 24-hour journey ticket card, which is valid for all public transport means in Athens and Piraeus. Anothe roprion is the three-day ticket card for 22 euros. Other Tickets DO NOT apply to this line, notes website athens transport.
X80 stops are:
- ΑΦΕΤΗΡΙΑ / TERMINAL X80
- ΟΛΠ / OLP to Athens
- ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΟ ΜΟΥΣΕΙΟ ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑ / PIRAEUS ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM to Athens
- ΠΑΣΑΛΙΜΑΝΙ / PIRAEUS COAST ZEA
- ΚΑΣΤΕΛΛΑ ΜΙΚΡΟΛΙΜΑΝΟ / PIRAEUS KASTELA MIKROLIMANO
- ΠΛΑΝΗΤΑΡΙΟ / PLANETARIUM
- ΜΕΤΡΟ ΣΥΓΓΡΟΥ-ΦΙΞ / SYGGROY-FIX METRO STATION
- ΑΚΡΟΠΟΛΗ / AKROPOLIS to Athens
- ΣΥΝΤΑΓΜΑ / SYNTAGMA
- ΑΚΡΟΠΟΛΗ / AKROPOLIS to Piraeus
- ΜΕΤΡΟ ΣΥΓΓΡΟΥ-ΦΙΞ / SYGGROU-FIX METRO STATION to Piraeus
- ΚΕΝΤΡΟ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΥ ΙΔΡΥΜΑ ΣΤΑΥΡΟΣ ΝΙΑΡΧΟΣ/SNFCC
- ΜΕΤΡΟ Ν.ΦΑΛΗΡΟ / N.FALIRO METRO STATION
- ΔΗΜΟΤΙΚΟ ΘΕΑΤΡΟ ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑ / PIRAEUS PIRAEUS MUNICIPAL THEATRE to terminal
- ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΟ ΜΟΥΣΕΙΟ ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑ / PIRAEUS ARCHAELOGICAL MUSEUM to terminal
- ΟΛΠ / OLP to terminal
- ΑΦΕΤΗΡΙΑ/ TERMINAL Χ80