Make sure you have everything in place for your journey to the 2023 UEFA Super Cup.
🚨 Man City and Sevilla supporters
Stay safe during the heat 🌡️
Temperatures in Athens and Piraeus are forecast to be high, so make sure you come prepared:
💧 Stay hydrated and always carry a bottle of water with you
☀️ Avoid being in the sun between 12:00 – 17:00
🧴 Apply sunscreen frequently
🧢 Wear a hat
🛂 Entry requirements: If you are travelling from an EU/Schengen country, you can enter Greece with your national ID card or passport.
However, if you are travelling from outside these areas (from the UK, for example), you will need your passport and must go through border control. Your passport must meet the following Schengen area entry requirements:
- Valid for at least 3 months after the date you intend to leave the EU
- Issued within the last 10 years
Visit the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more information on entry requirements and visas.
🛬 By air: Athens International Airport (ATH)
This is Greece’s major international airport, located approximately 30km east of Athens city centre and approximately 43km from the stadium. There are numerous direct flights from Spain, England and other European cities.
🛳️ By sea: Port of Piraeus
This is Europe’s largest passenger port and hosts cruise ships from around the world. Athens city centre is just 12km from the port of Piraeus.
💡 Key distances & timings
Athens International Airport to stadium: 43km
🚇 By metro: approx. 1 hour 15 minutes
Athens International Airport to Fan Festival: 45km
🚇 By metro: approx. 1 hour 10 minutes
Piraeus Port and Fan Festival to stadium: 3km
🚇 By metro: approx. 15 minutes
🚶Walking: approx. 30 minutes
Athens city centre to stadium: 10km
🚇 By metro: approx. 30 minutes
🚇 By metro:
1️⃣ Take the M3 metro line to Monastiraki (approx. 40 minutes)
2️⃣ Transfer to the M1 metro line, stop at Neo Faliro (approx. 15 minutes) and walk another 5 minutes
🚌 By bus:
1️⃣ Take the X96 bus (direction: Piraeus) to Neo Faliro (approx. 1 hour 40 minutes) and walk another 10 minutes
⚠️ The X96 bus does not stop in the city centre
2️⃣ Take the X95 bus to Syntagma Square (Athens city centre, approx. 1 hour 30 minutes). From Syntagma metro station, take the M3 metro line to Piraeus and transfer to the M1 metro line, stop at Neo Faliro (approx. 3 minutes) and walk to the stadium
🚇 By metro: Take the M1 metro line from Piraeus to Neo Faliro (approx. 3 minutes) and walk approx. 5 minutes to the stadium
🚶 On foot: approx. 30 minutes from the Fan Festival
🚇 By metro: Take the M1 metro line from Monastiraki to Neo Faliro (approx. 15 minutes) and walk another 5 minutes to the stadium
💶 Paying for public transport
There are three types of transport tickets:
- Ath.ena paper tickets
- Personalised Ath.ena cards
- Anonymous Ath.ena cards
More information can be found on the Athens Transport website.
⚠️ Airport transfers must be purchased separately to standard short-term tickets (unlimited travel of up to 90 mins on buses, trolley buses, trams, metro and suburban railway).
With a 22:00 kick-off and the Trophy Ceremony after the match, you can expect the celebrations at the stadium to conclude at 00:20.
If scores are level at the end of normal time, a penalty shoot-out will determine the winners. In this instance, everything should be over around 00:45.
As you know, football is unpredictable and things can always change. These times should be considered estimates. Check out your options below to get back to Athens city centre or Piraeus ⬇️
Metro services will be extended until 02:00 to get supporters back to Athens or Piraeus. Services will be busy so please be patient when leaving the stadium.
To Athens city centre:
1️⃣ Head south out of the stadium to Neo Faliro metro station (3-minute walk)
2️⃣ Take M1 metro line in the direction of Kifissia for Athens city centre stations, such as Monastiraki and Omonoia. Services will be running every 10 minutes.
⚠️ Services will be very busy, so please be patient when queuing up.
➡️ Take the M1 metro for one stop to Piraeus (M1 terminus).
Remember that road closures will be in place around the stadium, therefore please use the designated taxi drop off/pick up points when booking taxis:
Designated taxi point in the south: ΜΕΤΡΟ Ν.ΦΑΛΗΡΟ-ΚΑΡΑΙΣΚΑΚΗ, Piraeus 185 47
Designated taxi point in the north: Leof. Athinon-Pireos (near the junction of Karaoli ke Dimitriou)