03 Mar 2022

Traffic during the long weekend of Ash Monday

After two years of lockdowns, increased traffic is expected during the forthcoming long weekend of Monday of Lent, with the higher peaks as follows:

in the way out of the city:

  • On Friday 04/03/2022, from 17:00 p.m. to 20:00 p.m., approximately, and
  • On Saturday 05/03/2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m. approximately,

in the way into the city:

  • On Monday of Lent  07/03/2022 from 15:00 p.m to midnight.

Avoid peak hours to the extent possible when planning your trip to gain time.

Moreover, the drivers shall pay particular attention in the area of  Megara Interchange (k.p. 38,5 - 39,5) and Pachi Interchange (k.p. 42,3 - 43,3) where works are ongoing to reconstruct the old structures of the motorway, and where delays may be caused during the peak hours.

Finally, it is reminded that according to the Gov. Gaz. 912/01-03-2022, the traffic of heavy vehicles is prohibited on Athens-Korinthos-Patras Motorway and in particular from Elefsina Toll Station to Rion Toll Station on Friday from 16:00 to 21:00 and on Saturday from 08:00 to 13:00 in the direction to Patras and on Monday of Lent from 15:00 to 21:00 in the direction to Athens. 


Safe trips and happy holidays!!