Practical information

Spacetime – 13th European Conference of the Society

for Science, Literature and the Arts (EU)

Useful info

Address of the venue: National Hellenic Research Foundation, Vassileos Kosntantinou 48, 116 35 Athens

Nearest Metro station: Evangelismos

https://www.google.gr/maps/place/National+Hellenic+Research+Foundation/@37.9733564,23.7433258,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x14a1bd697a3939ef:0x457226dae8756fca!8m2!3d37.9733522!4d23.7455145

Getting to/from the Athens International Airport and the city center, located about 20 km (12 miles) east can be achieved via:

• Metro: 

Take Metro Line 3 (Aghia Marina – Douk. Plakentias – Athens International Airport), which connects the Athens airport with the city center. Trains run every 30 minutes, 7 days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. The trip from/to the Airport to Syntagma station (Athens center) lasts 40 minutes. See the Metro timetable to the airport here .

For tickets and cards check here.  

• 24-hour express buses: 

EXPRESS Bus routes connect directly the Athens (city center & greater area) and Piraeus(port) with the Athens International Airport (AIA) “Eleftherios Venizelos”. Service is provided on a non-stop basis seven days a week including

holidays (24/7 operation). 

All buses disembark passengers at the Departures Level (inbound trips to airport) and depart from the Arrivals Level (outbound trips from airport). BUS tickets are sold at the info/ticket-kiosk (located outside the Arrivals between Exits 4 and 5), or onboard (ask operator) at no extra cost. 

There are four routes:

X95 : Syntagma – Airport
Direct Connection to Syntagma Square at Athens city center. Link to metro line 2 station at: SYNTAGMA Link to metro line 3 stations at: NOMISMATOKOPEIO, ETHNIKI AMYNA, SYNTAGMA Link to tramway routes at: SYNTAGMA

• Taxi: 

Taxis are available at the designated Taxi waiting area located at Exit 3 of Arrivals Level.A taxi from the airport to the city center (inner ring) costs a flat rate of €35 from 5:00 a.m. to midnight, and €50 from midnight to 5:00 a.m.

Note: The charge is determined by the time of arrival at the destination and includes all applicable surcharges and extras.

We strongly recommend to use the app Beat if you want to use a taxi

You can find info about the different types of public transportation tickets at the following link.

 

Emergency Numbers

Emergency 112
Ambulance 166
Fire Department 199
Police 100
Anti-drug Police 109
Coast Guard 108
Tourist Police 171
Pharmacies 107
Hospitals

106

Suggestions for lunch, dinner and coffee

Trigono Kafepoteio

offers 10% discount for lunch/dinner for the conference participants

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g189400-d10092896-Reviews-Trigwno_Kafepoteio-Athens_Attica.html

Katsourbos

offers 10% discount for lunch/dinner for the conference participants

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189400-d807538-Reviews-Katsourbos-Athens_Attica.html

Mavro provato

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g189400-d3397800-Reviews-Mavro_Provato-Athens_Attica.html

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