Arrangements have been made for transporation from Athens airport to the hotels in Tripolis by a chartered bus and shared taxis. This is the most
effective way and economical way (see details below).
The LOC will coordinate arrangements. If you want to participate in this please email us with your flight details (date, time,
flight number). We will try to coordinate arrivals to fill the taxis. Cost per taxi is about E150, to be shared.
N.B. The taxis will be waiting at the airport with lists of names and signs for "Dynamic2007". The local Athens taxis are
considerably more expensive.
As most people seem to be arriving around 2pm on Monday 11 June (KLM1575 & BA640) a chartered 50-seat bus will be waiting at the airport and will depart around 2:30pm.
Look for the "Dynamic2007" signs. A list of expected passengers will be circulated via email. Nominal charge about E20.
Provided a large number of people take this bus it will be FREE.
There is no regular public transport service between Tripolis and the village. During the workshop there will be
chartered buses which will transport the participants in the morning and evening. The cost is included in the registration fees.
Driving takes about 20 minutes. A taxi fare is about E17.
Athens airport - Tripolis
Most people will fly into Athens airport and will need to make their way to the hotels in Tripolis.
However, from Italy one can take the overnight ferry from Brindisi to Patras with their own car and then drive around.
The new Athens airport has a very good website, revamped in 2007 and found on
There are many ways to get to Tripolis from Athens airport but there are 3 distinct stages:
1. Airport-Athens: Main transport is by metro, buses or taxis. Excellent and detailed instructions are on
Transport at Athens airport. Best service is the X93 bus directly from the airport to the Kifisos bus station, approximately every half hour.
2. Around Athens: Mainly to get to bus or train stations, so you can continue on to Tripolis. There is a detailed
web site (www.oasa.gr) for metro and bus transport in Athens, which also gives details of
transportation to the airport. Fastest way maybe is to resort to taxis (but beware of Athens taxi-drivers!)
3. Athens-Tripolis: There are only buses to Tripolis at present, approximately every hour. Trains used to run but I understand that presently (2007) the train lines are
under repair/refurbishment and there are no passenger train services.
See some basic bus timetables but note that these
may be a little out of date.
Some options with approximate time and price estimates are given below.
A. Buses only
|Metro/Bus airport - center of Athens|| -- E3-6|| 24-hour service|
|center - country bus station|| -- E1|| local metro/bus services|
|X93 bus direct airport-Kifisos bus station center|| -- E3|| Special airport bus|
|Bus Athens- Tripolis|| -- E13|| every hour in daytime (takes
|Local taxi in Tripolis|| -- E3-5|| |
| Totals: || -- E20-25 || and ~4
|Taxi airport - bus station || -- ~E30|| (but could be shared)|
|Bus Athens - Tripolis || -- E13|| |
|Local taxi || -- E3-5|| |
|Totals: || -- ~E45-50 || and ~3
C. Taxi airport - Tripolis
|Pre-arranged taxi || -- E130-150|| (and can be shared by 4)|
|Athens taxi || -- > E200? || a guess|
| || Less than 2 hours |
D. Hire cars
Start at around E40 /day + petrol (which is expensive).
Can get good deals when booking as part of travel. Detailed information from the Atherns airport website at
The road to Tripolis is tollways all the way (cost ~E7) and takes less than 2 hours.
The transport Athens airport - Tripolis will cost in the range E20-150 and can take up to 4 hours. If we coordinate
and share, it can cost as little as E35 by private taxi and take less than 2 hours. If there are a lot of people arriving in a
short period, we can also look into chartered buses.
Tripolis - Athens airport
Returning to the airport after the workshop one can (almost) follow the instructions above in reverse order.
However, it will be much easier to coordinate transport for the return trips and I anticipate we will make
greater use of taxis. The LOC will help participants with arrangements at the time.