A.M.E.L. was founded in 1998, is a subsidiary of Attiko Metro and is in charge for the operation and running of Lines 2 & 3. Within it's competence are also lines' extensions, as well as the operation and managing of Metro facilities, rolling stock, materials and means in general.
The line 2, Aghios Antonios - Aghios Dimitrios/Alexandros Panagoulis, is 11 km long and has 14 stations. It's under expansion, as new stations at the Peristeri and Elliniko are ment to operate in the next years.
The line 3, Egaleo - Doukissis Plakentias - Airport, lies in a 37 km long distance and has 20 stations. In fact, the line 3 reaches to Doukissis Plakentias station and then through Proastiakos Railway network, Metro trains reach up to Athens International Airport, by stations serving Mesogeia area in East Attica.
Metro of Athens has facilities for disabled people across it's stations' network with ramps, elevators, voice alarm, light signs, seats, toilets, etc., as well as into the trains, in order to make the access and use easy to anyone.
Passenger Information & Communication Office
The Passenger Information Office provides information on the Metro routes, the applicable ticket fares and the travel cards, as well as submit remarks or comments.
The Passenger Information Office is located in Syntagma station, right next to Syntagma square exit.
Transportation of inflammable or dangerous substances, materials and articles (Law 3082/2002)
Transportation troublesome items
Drinking & eating (Law 3082/2002)
Boarding the train under the influence of alcohol or drugs
Selling or distribution of goods or services (Law 3082/2002)
Playing musical instruments
Beggary or passenger harassment
Descending to the tracks and entering the tunnel
Pets' transfer is permitted only in their special transportation boxes (Law. 3082/2002).
Bicycles' transfer is allowed within Metro, in every station. Must be only two bikes in a train and use the train's last door. Passengers transfer bikes could move them either on feet either on elevator but not on escalators.
Each Station has two toilets for the public. Toilets are mainly intended for People with Special Needs (PSN) or persons in need (elderly, pregnant, etc.). For safety and hygiene-related reasons, use of toilets is rather confined. However, station staff may allow use of the toilets by other persons in need as well.
There are no Left Luggage Facilities in the Line 2 & 3 Metro stations. Left Luggage Facilities are available in Omonia and Monastiraki Stations of Line 1 (ISAP).
Three organized parking facilities are available to Metro users:
At Syngrou-Fix station operates within 24 hours an underground guarded parking and a bus transfer station.
Non guarded parking lots are available at Katehaki, Ethniki Amyna & Doukissis Plakentias stations.
Operating hours of ticket offices & ticket fares
You could find information for ticket offices operating hours here.
Metro tickets' types & fares depend on routes. The basic metro ticket costs €1,40. Types and fares of tickets are as follows:
1. Single-trip tickets
2. Flat fare tickets
3. Travel cards