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Tips for a successful taxi ride from Pireaus to DT Athens

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Tips for a successful taxi ride from Pireaus to DT Athens

We arrive in Piraeus on a late ferry on Sunday night - and we are looking to get to our hotel in the Ommonia Square area. We welcome tips on getting a fair taxi fare without the arguments and up charging we've read about. Please help.... Thank you! B

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1. Re: Tips for a successful taxi ride from Pireaus to DT Athens

When getting in, you could say something to the effect of, "when we came from Omonia to Athens a few days ago, the fare was about 15eu, how much is it likely to be tonight?" This is especially a good question if it's after midnight, when the rates increase a bit...

Good luck, I'm sure you'll be fine and it won't possible go over 20eu...

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2. Re: Tips for a successful taxi ride from Pireaus to DT Athens

try to get a taxi not from the ones waiting outside the port,ask him if he speaks english and tell him that you do not expect the fare to be over 16-18 euros since you paid that much on the way from Athens.

Taxis waiting outside the port are a scum waiting for victims.

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3. Re: Tips for a successful taxi ride from Pireaus to DT Athens

should taxis waiting for the feries inside the port charge the meter fare only or do additional fees apply? tks

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4. Re: Tips for a successful taxi ride from Pireaus to DT Athens

the law says by the meter,not all of them are doing it,especially with tourists.

Τhere is a 1.07 surcharge for travel to and from ports and airports and 0.40 c for a piece of luggage over 10 kilos

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5. Re: Tips for a successful taxi ride from Pireaus to DT Athens

athensairporttaxi.com/en/athens_greece_taxi_… Flat fare from airoprt includes everything.

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