Telephones: Print out some Numbers

Here are some tips for getting the most out of the telephone system in Greece. If you are afraid of the language barrier dont be. You can usually get someone to speak your language if you ask the operator and are prepared to wait a bit. Its always best to dial in off peak hours like 1st thing in the morning.

Athens Area

  • Local Athens information or directory assistance dial: 11888

International Calls to Greece (direct dialing)

  • To call Greece from the USA dial 011- 30 - city code
  • To call Athens, Greece from the USA dial 011 - 30 - 210 -

International Calls from Greece (direct dialing)

  • To call the USA from Greece dial 00 - 1- area code + number
  • International directory assistance dial:139
  • 'Toll free' to the USA Dial 001 - 880 (you will be charged)
  • To dial any country in the world from Greece dial 00 followed by your country code
  • 1 for US/Canada
  • 44 for the U.K
  • 61 for Australia
  • 353 for Ireland

General Greek Help Numbers (Athens)

  • Road Assistance 171, 151, 104, 154
  • Doctors (2 p.m. to 7a.m.) 105 Fire 199
  • Emergencies 175
  • Time 141
  • Lost & Found (buses/taxis) (210) 64.21.616
  • Hospitals 166, 106
  • Police: 100
  • Pharmacies Overnight 107
  • Poison Control (210) 77.93.777
  • Ambulance: 166 or 178
  • Telegrams Domestic 155
  • Telegrams International 165
  • Tourist Police: 922-7777
  • Wake-up Service 182
  • Weather 1448
  • Medical Emergencies: 105, 107
  • Greek Tourist Org: 331-0437,0561,0562
  • Peloponnese Train Station: 513-1601
  • American Express: 324-4975
  • Hellenic Rail (OSE): 323-6237
  • Larissa Train Station: 524-0601
  • Flisvos Marina: 9829-218
  • KTEL Buses: Terminal A: 512-4910
  • KTEL Terminal B : 831-7181
  • Glyfada Marina: 8947-353
  • Piraeus Marina Zea: 4284-100
  • Vouliagmeni Marina: 8960-012/3/4
  • Alimos Marina: 9880-003/4/5

To make a local call from within Athens to within Athens you have to dial 210 and then the number. For calls out of Athens you will need the particular area prefix available from any Greek telephone directory or directory assistance (11888).