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Athens Backpackers is a

2 minute walk to the Acropolis
1 minute walk to the NEW Archaeological M
2 minute walk to the Plaka
5 minute walk to the National Gardens
1 minute walk Hadrians Arch
2 minute walk Temple of Zeus
10 minute subway to National Archaeological
7-10 min walk from Syntagma Square
15 minute walk Lycabettus Hill
20 minute tram to beach
20 minute train to Pireaus Port
metro

Note Metro tickets are 8 euros single ticket from the airport, 10 euros single ticket to-and-from airport.

From El.Venizelos (Athens Airport) take the blue line to Syntagma squre, switch to the red line train towards 'Alexandros Panagoulis/Aghios Dimitrios' and get off at the first stop (Acropoli Station. Take the metro exit straight ahead ('Makrigianni/Athanasiou Diakou'). Walk straight down Athanasiou Diakou and turn the first left onto Makri Street. The hostel is on the left side of the street at Makri 12. You'll typically see a stray dog (Steve), a vespa (white) and orange trees by our front door.

From Larissa (the central train station) take the red line train towards 'Alexandros Panagoulis/Aghios Dimitrios' and get off at the fifth stop (Acropoli Station.) Take the metro exit straight ahead ('Makrigianni/Athanasiou Diakou'). Walk straight down Athanasiou Diakou and turn the first left onto Makri Street. The hostel is on the left side of the street at Makri 12. You'll typically see a stray dog (Steve), a vespa (white) and orange trees by our front door.

From Pireaus (the port) take the green line towards Kifissia  and switch to the the red line at the Omonia station train towards 'Alexandros Panagoulis/Aghios Dimitrios' and get off at the third stop (Acropoli Station). Take the metro exit straight ahead ('Makrigianni/Athanasiou Diakou'). Walk straight down Athanasiou Diakou and turn the first left onto Makri Street. The hostel is on the left side of the street at Makri 12. You'll typically see a stray dog (Steve), a vespa (white) and orange trees by our front door.

*ALWAYS VALIDATE YOUR METRO TICKETS (fines are ridiculous here - 10 to 50 times the ticket price)