Driving from Plaka to

Besides walking, here are some driving tips from Plaka, in order to plan your trip to Athens and other close destinations.

Major transfer list

Piraeus port: without traffic jam 15-20 minutes, with about 40 minutes

Athens Airport: without traffic jam 45 minutes, with more than one hour

KTEL- Bus departures & arrivals across Greece (there are two stations, one at Kifissos, second at Liosion): without traffic jam 25 minutes, with about 40 minutes to both ways.

National Railway station (OSE) 40 minutes max.


Hills & mountains

Lycabettus hill: 10 minutes

Parnitha: one hour to the sidehills, it depends on how you want to reach the top, not more than two hours in total

Penteli: one hour

Ymmitos & Moni Kaisarianis: 40 minutes

Tourkovounia hill: 40 minutes

Beletsi Lake: one hour


Athens Coastline

Sounio: one hour

Lavrio: one hour

Rafina: one hour

Saronikos: to Piraeus and then by ship to Aegina etc: 2-3 hours

Salamina: 50 minutes to Perama port and then 25 minutes by boat


Classic destinations

Olympic Stadium: 45 minutes

Marathon: one hour

Elefsina: one hour

Olympia: max 4 hours

Delfi: max 4 hours

Thiva: one hour and a half