Athens Airport, Piraeus Port, Metro, it's all in this post
So, you're planning a trip to Athens most probably for vacation or perhaps you are already here and you're looking someone to guide you around and help you find quickly your way around the city. Well then, this guide is for you. Let's get started:
How to get to City Circus
From the airport
Most convenient but most expensive -TAXI: Door to door service for a fixed rate of EUR41 or EUR43 if you require a pick-up service. Night tariff applies after midnight
Fast but not 24h - METRO: This is the fastest way to get to the City Center. A direct service runs from 06:33 until 23:33 and takes 42min to get to Monastiraki which is the nearest metro station to City Circus. Follow the exit to Athinas str. and once at ground level make a right turn and walk for a few meters until you reach Ermou str. (the main Monastiraki square should be in front of you). Turn right at Ermou and then right again at Miaouli str., a few meters down the road. Keep walking on Miaouli str until you see you see a small square in front of you. Follow the left bend of the street and head on to Agion Anargyron str, which is a pedestrian way. At the end of it, after about 200m, you will arrive at Sarri str. Turn right and you will see City Circus on your left hand side at number 16.
Slowest but the only 24h option - BUS: X95 will take you to Syntagma square for EUR 5.5 in about 1h15m but you need to get the metro (blue line) for 1 stop and get-off at Monastiraki square(blue line). From there you can follow the directions above to reach us.
From the port of Piraeus
TAXI: Door to door service for approx. EUR20 or EUR25 if you require a pick-up service. Night tariff applies after midnight
METRO: Green line will get you to Thission station in about 20' / EUR 1.20. As you walk out of the station, on your left you will see a small church. Behind the church you will find Sarri St. We are located at number 16, about 200m down the road.
The first of a series of blog posts about life in Athens & City Circus
Welcome to the City Circus blog! On here you’ll find out about events around Athens and in the hostel that you might not find anywhere else. Athens is our city and we want to give you a local experience during your stay. We’ll update our blog whenever we hear about something that might be of interest to our guests and to start things off, we’ll tell you about our New Year’s Eve party!
Happy New Year from the City Circus team! May this year bring you all only happiness and lots of travels. At City Circus we had a fantastic time ringing in the new year with all of our guests! The evening started with finger food from our chef Chrissa at Zampanó and sparkling wine.
Once people started arriving and we had a bit of a group together, we cut the vasilopita (translation “King’s cake”). This is a traditional New Year’s Eve cake, in which a coin is hidden. Whoever gets the slice with the coin inside will have good luck for a year and this year that lucky person was Heather, one of our very own team members. When it came close to midnight, many guests went to the rooftop terrace to watch the fireworks show over the acropolis. All in all, it was an incredible night with awesome guests, tasty food and a lot of fun.