"Athens Greece map of the Port of Piraeus will help you decide on what kind of transportation to use and find the Piraeus metro train station."
If you already got acquainted with different means of Athens transport for cruisers and you decided to take Athens train to either Plaka or Athens Acropolis, you will be happy to see our map of Piraeus in Athens Greece.
On our Athens Greece map we have marked all the most important points that will help you get around Piraeus on the way from the cruise port to the train station.
If you have searched for information on the distance of the cruise terminal from the train station on the internet, you must have come across many contradictory facts. The situation becomes even more complicated if you get on your Mediterranean ship and ask your favourite waiter for his “objective” opinion.
Contrary to what many people would like to believe, the Piraeus metro station is not only a 10-15 minute walk away from the cruise terminal. It’s more like 25-30 mins away. If you take a look at our Athens Greece map, you can follow the blue line and get an idea of the distance.
*To locate all the Piraeus cruise terminal points of interest on the map, click the link immediately below it for a larger view with a legend*
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We have showed the walking route from the terminal A of the Piraeus cruise terminal. In case you’re unaware, there are two different terminals… terminal A and B, inside the Piraeus cruise port… make sure you read our article Port of Piraeus in which you will find out all about it and the transportation between the two terminals.
On our map of Piraeus port area we have also marked the points where you can find taxis in the cruise terminal area. They will be available in front of both terminal A and B. Just keep in mind they typically won’t be willing to take you to the Piraeus train station only! So walking could end up being the only way of getting from the Piraeus cruise terminal to the metro train station.
If you won’t be walking to the train station but rather decided to take a taxi, you will be saving some time but paying a little more for that service. As a matter of fact, taxi drivers inside the Piraeus cruise terminal tend to put astronomical prices on their services and prefer to be your “guides” for the duration of the day.
So, if all you want is a one-way taxi ride into Athens Plaka or Athens Acropolis, you’ll be better off booking a reputable taxi service online. That way you will be paying 3-4 times less. Here's a few suggestions for taxi services from Piraeus to Athens that cruisers love to use:
Also, remember you have another option of getting from Piraeus to Athens and that is the hop-on-hop-off buses. Check the few that include Piraeus into their rounds: