Public transport in Athens, which includes buses, metro, trams and trains, will be limiting the frequency of services and routes for the Greek Easter Holiday starting on Holy Friday (May 3) through to Wednesday, May 8.

There will be no midnight services on Friday and public transport will stop at 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 4.

More specifically, buses and trolleys will stop services at 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. Routes to the airport will continue as normal. Metro services on lines 1, 2 and 3 will be limited throughout the day and will stop at 11 p.m. Trams will be running routes every 15 minutes to 11 p.m.

On Easter Sunday, May 5, buses and trolleys will be operating on holiday scheduling, Metro services will run every 15 minutes through to 11 p.m., and Line 3 to the airport every 36 minutes.

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Public transport authorities note that additional services for Athens Airport, intercity KTEL bus Kifissos and Liosion stations, and the port of Piraeus may be added if the need arises.

For metro lines 1, 2 and 3 and trams, services will be stopping earlier and operating no later than 10:45 p.m.

Shop Hours for Greek Easter

It should also be noted that supermarkets on Friday, May 3 will open at 1 p.m. through to 7 p.m.; on Saturday, May 4 at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and shops will be closed on Monday and Tuesday (May 6 and 7).