How to get here
Galaxy Hotel Athens is located at the beachfront, only 100 metres away from Alimos Marina. Athens city centre is 8 km away, Piraeus sea port 5 km away and Alimos beach is just opposite the hotel.
Distance to major Exhibition Halls
Faliro Tae Kwon Do – 6 km approximately 5 min by car
SEF Exhibition Hall – 7 km approximately 8 min by car
Old Athens Airport Exhibition Hall – 6 kmapproximately 5 min by car
Distance to major Hospitals
Iatriko Hospital Paleo Faliro – 2.5 km approximately 5 min by car
Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre – 5 km approximately 10 min by car
Rea Maternity Clinic – 5 km approximately 5 min by car
Metropolitan Hospital – 7.5 km approximately 10 min by car
Getting to Galaxy Hotel in Alimos
From Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”
by bus No E96 ( boarding outside the ARRIVALS TERMINAL between exits 4 and 5 )
Every 20\’ (05:00 – 19:00)
Every 30\’ (19:00 – 20:30)
Every 40\’ (20:30 – 05:00)
The ticket costs 5 euros. You can only buy the ticket on the bus. Get off at the 3rd station Kalamaki. From there the hotel is about 50m walk.
From Piraeus Sea Port
By Bus No: 101 – A1 – B1 (Get off at Kalamaki 3rd bus stop).
From Athens city center
By Bus No: A2 – E2 (Get off at Kalamaki 3rd bus stop).
From Athens Central Train Station “Stathmos Larissis”
Use the underground (metro). The entrance to the underground is just opposite the exit of the station and it is clearly sign posted. Take line No2 and get off at Dafni station and from there bus No 103 or 141 and get off at the end of the route (about 4Km from Dafni) in Kalamaki (Alimos). The hotel is only one block away.
By underground (metro) & bus
Take line No2 and get off at Dafni station and from there bus No 141 and get off at the end of the route (about 4Km from Dafni) in Kalamaki (Alimos). The hotel is only one block away.
Take Platon Line from Syntagma square to Kolimvitirio and disembark at Kalamaki stop. The hotel is opposite the stop within 100m.
Cost of public transport
A bus ticket costs 1,20 euros per route per person and you can only buy tickets from the kiosks that sell newspapers and not on the bus. Bus ticket from Athens International Airport costs 5 euros as mentioned above.
An underground (metro) ticket costs 1,40 euros per route per person and you can buy tickets on each station. This ticket is valid for 90 min for all means of transport, ie you can also use it for bus or tram.
A tram ticket costs 1,20 euros per route per person and you can buy it in every stop from the automatic machines ( they do give change)
Buses and Metro run until approximately 24:00 .
Tram runs from Sunday to Thursday from 05:00 – 01:00 and Friday and Saturday 24 hours .
The cost of taxi in Athens in not that expensive compared to other European capital cities.
Below we list the distance and approximate cost from major spots to the hotel:
Athens International Airport / 35 Km / 50 euros ( 5:00 εως 24:00)
Piraeus Sea Port / 5 Km / 10-12 euros
Athens Center / 8 Km / 7 – 10 euros
Athens Main Train Station / 9 Km / 8 – 10 euros
Dafni Metro Station / 4 Km / 3 – 4 euros
Glyfada Golf Course / 4 Km / 3 -4 euros
Note that the above mentioned prices for taxies are inclusive of all extra charges i.e. flag rate, airport or port fare and luggage. If you choose to use a taxi after 24:00 and before 05:00 , there will be an increase of the above price, since at that period of the day taxies run on a more expensive price per kilometer.
During Christmas and Easter period there is a surplus, paid directly to the taxi driver, on top of the prices mentioned above.