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Strikes in Athens
Where to find up-to-the-minute travel information when the city is suffering from large-scale industrial action and interruption to public services...
Greece has frequent public service strikes, which often affect the public transport services. Here are some useful sites for up-to-the-minute information during Greece’s industrial disputes.
Strikes are always announced at least one day in advance.
- UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office publishes information on strikes in Greece
- Easy Travel Report.com has general information on strikes in various countries
Airlines publish up-to-date information on current strikes on their websites.
Information on strikes affecting public transportation, such as buses, trains and the metro, will generally be announced on posters a few days ahead. There might also be information on the websites.
Tram & Metro
- STASY (Urban Rail Transport S.A.)
Tel: 214 414 6400
- Piraeus Port Authority S.A.
Tel: 210 406 0889
For up-to-date articles in English on the situation, see websites belonging to the Greek national and regional press, such as: