The Athens public transport system is affordable, reliable and covers most of the city and suburbs. You can use all means of public transport using the same ticket (a single ticket costs €1.40 and is valid for 90 minutes).
Athens Metro: The Athens Metro has 3 Lines. Line 1 is an overground train (known as ISAP) that runs from the northern suburb of Kifissia to the port of Piraeus, Line 2 is an underground line that runs from Anthoupoli to Elliniko, and Line 3 2 is an underground line that runs from Aghia Marina to Doukissis Plakentias and Airport.
Suburban Railway: This overground train provides a direct link between Piraeus port and Athens International Airport connects Athens to Halkida in Evia and Kiato and Corinth in the Peloponnese.
Buses & Trolleybuses: The Athens bus and trolleybus network is very extensive. Most buses and trolleybuses run daily from 5 am to midnight
Tram: The tram network connects central Athens with the coastal suburbs of Faliro and Voula. It takes approximately one hour to get from Syntagma to the final seaside stop at Voula. The tram connects to the Metro and overground train at four stops: Syntagma, Syngrou/Fix, Neos Kosmos and SEF (Peace and Friendship Stadium in Faliro).
Taxis: All licensed taxis in Athens are equipped with metres. The fare is charged per kilometre and per hour.
The center of Athens offers its visitors a wide range of accommodation options (from 90-160 Euros per night/per person/4* Hotel).
Excursions could be organized during the conference to outstanding heritage sites such as the excavations at Ancient Corinth, Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon, excursion to Delphi or Epidavrus. Outdoor activities such as swimming at the wonderful beaches of Athens Riviera, or one day cruises to Poros, Hydra or Aegina Island.