A 48 hour strike has been announced for February 4th & 5th 2016, beginning on Thursday at 06:00am and possibly ending on Saturday 06:00am.
The national sailors union will convene again on Friday evening to decide if they will continue the strike or not.
Ferries returning to Athens from the islands will almost always run the final return trip even during the strike period. Passengers are advised to check with the local port authorities for up-to-date info.
Greece – Italy ferries are usually not affected by the strike but, again, passengers are advised to check with local port authorities in order to obtain up-to-date info.
Public Transportation within Athens for Thursday, February 4th
The suburban railway to and from the airport as well as the metro from Doukisis Plakentias to the airport will not operate at all.
All trolley busses and buses within the city and from the airport will operate from 09:00am until 21:00pm.
The metro, tram and city railway (green line) will operate from 10:00am to 15:00pm.
Taxis will not operate this Thursday.