The Athens metro map shows all the stations and lines of the Athens metro. This metro map of Athens will allow you to easily plan your routes in the metro of Athens in Greece. The Athens metro map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The Athens Metro is an underground rapid transit system serving the greater area of Athens as its mentioned in Metro map Athens, the capital city of Greece. Athens metro was constructed and owned by Attiko Metro S.A. (Greek: Αττικό Μετρό Α.Ε., literally 'Attic metro') and operated until 2011 by Attiko Metro Etaireia Leitourgias S.A. (Greek: Αττικό Μετρό Εταιρεία Λειτουργίας Α.Ε., English: Attic Metro Operating Company). Currently it is being integrated with ISAP and Athens Tram in the new company STASY S.A.
The Athens Metro has 3 lines as you can see in Metro map Athens. Line 1 (the Green metro line) started operation in 1869, making it the second oldest underground system in the world after the London Underground. Lines 2 and 3 opened in 2000 and increased the Metro popularity due to its speed, cleanliness and security. Today Athens underground connects important landmarks of the Greek capital, such as the Acropolis, Athens Airport, Port of Piraeus, Central Railway Station and Olympic Stadium, in addition to connecting downtown Athens with the suburbs.
Purchased tickets of Athens metro are valid for 90 minutes after validation and can be used for several journeys on the network ( metro lines 1, 2 and 3), as well as in most other means of public transport in Athens including buses, trolleybuses, trams, and the urban part of the suburban railway (between Piraeus, Magoula and Koropi stations as its shown in Metro map Athens, excluding the airport). Passengers must validate their metro tickets at the machines at the entrance to the station from which the journey starts.
The Athens subway map shows all the stations and lines of the Athens subway. This subway map of Athens will allow you to easily plan your routes in the subway of Athens en Greece. The Athens subway map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Athens subway connects the most popular spots of interest in town. It also connects the center of Athens with the port of Piraeus as you can see in Athens subway map(change in green line 1) and the airport of Athens (through blue line 3). Inaugurated in 2001, the Athens subway is modern and routes are very frequent, approximately every 3 or 5 min. The Athens subway works from 5:00 am till midnight. Although it serves a large part of the town and its suburbs, the network is still enlarged with new stations.
As of December 2010, the Athens subway system is approximately 178km network serving 73 stations as its shown in Athens subway map, not counting the four OSE stations on the Airport line. Both Athens subway lines have passenger connections with ISAP (Line 1), Proastiakos, the Athens Suburban Railway and the Athens Tram system. There is a physical connection with ISAP railway at Attiki subway station. Athens is currently working on the fourth line of the subway system which will open in 2026 and will extend from Petroupoli to Ethniki Odos.
The Athens subway system consists of standard gauge lines in intermediate depth tunnels, with both up and down lines in a common tunnel as you can see in Athens subway map. The Athens subway system is electrified with the third-rail system, using a nominal voltage of 750 V DC. The Athens subway is being heavily used, earning a daily ridership of approximately 700,000 passengers.