GETTING & DEPARTING the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” is located on the 5 th km of Spata-Loutsa Ave., 27km northeast of Athens center. The airport is accessible via a 6-lane motorway which provides a capacity for 5, 400 cars per hour.


By Public Transportation : There are 6 bus routes designed to carry passengers to and from the airport. All arriving buses disembark passengers at the designated area of the departure level of the Main Terminal Building.

  • Line X92: connects Kifisia (Platanos Sq.) with the Airport. Traveling time: 45’
  • Line X93: connects Kifisos Intercity Bus Station ( Kifisou-Liosion Ave.) with the Airport. Time: 65’
  • Line X94: connects Ethniki Amina stat, Metro line3 with the Airport. Time: approx 45’-50’
  • Line X95: Syntagma Sq. to Airport. Traveling time: approx 70’
  • Line X96: connects Piraeus (Tzelepi coast) with the Airport. Time: approx 90’
  • Line X97: connects Dafni stat, Metro line2 with the Airport. Time: approx 70’

Ticket prices: 2, 90 euros. Keep your ticket safe while traveling, otherwise the fine is 29, 00 euros. 24h ticket can be purchased from the drivers of the airport buses, all metro stations and public transport outlets. Note : Children under the age of 6 travel for free

Departures : from the designated area on the inner curbside of the arrivals level of the Main Terminal Building exactly outside the Schengen Exit (doors 4-5). Info booth provided.


BY TOURIST BUS: they disembark their passengers at the designated area of the departure level. Departures: from the tourist bus parking area adjacent to the north part of the Main Terminal Building.


BY TAXI: they unload the passengers on the designated areas of the departure level at the main terminal. The tariff to the airport is single and not double. Departures: from Door 4 of the Arrivals Level & extend up to Door 1. CHARTERED TAXI: they park & collect their clients on the outer side of the inner curb. LIMOUSINE: from Door 1 of the arrivals level on the outer side of the inner curb.


BY CAR: motorway routes: From the center of Athens: via Vas. Sovias Ave., Mesogion Ave. and Attiki Odos. Entering Attiki Odos the toll charge is about 2, 50. From the northern suburbs: via Anapafseos Ave. & Kleisthenous St in Vrilissia and Attiki Odos. From the eastern suburbs & Piraeus: via the National Highway (Ethniki Odos) and following the Attiki Odos, Kimis, Kapodistriou, Palaiologou, Doukisis Plakendias Ave. From the southern suburbs and Piraeus: via Posidonos Ave., Varis-Varkizas & Varis-Koropiou Rds. Departures: from the outer curbside of the arrivals level for embarkation. Extensive signage is available on the Attiki Odos for the junctions.

BY SUBURBIAN RAILWAY: Line 3 Metro Monastiraki - Ethniki Amina - Doukisis Plakendias - Airport.


PARKING : The Airport features approx 4.800 spaces for short and long term parking, situated in front of the main terminal, as well as taxi & car rental services. Emphasis has been given for passengers with mobility problems, for which adequate parking facilities are provided next to the Main Terminal Building. Cost: less than 4 hours: 2, 90 euros for the first hour, and 2, 00 for each additional hour. Over 12h, the charge is 9, 98 per day.


HIGH QUALITY SERVICES & FACILITIES: Comfort and satisfaction as top priority, modern and efficient services/facilities have been developed to cover a full range of passenger needs and make every minute in the Airport a pleasant experience.


BANKS: In the Arrivals level of the Main Terminal Building. Branches of ALPHA BANK & COMMERCIAL BANK, offering a wide range of financial services, both banks will offer: deposits, consumer and personal loans, credit and debit cards, exchange, transactions via ATM. For the best convenience of passengers, both banks also have ATM machines at the Departures level between the entrances 2-5. For more info: AlphaBank: 210 3263 711 and CommercialBank: 210 3311 323


CURRENCY EXCHANGE: American Express and Eurochange branches provide currency exchange transaction. In the Arrivals building on the main terminal building, the 2 American Express Bureau de Change outlets provide the following services: Buy & Sell of foreign currencies, Buy & Sell of traveler’s cheques , American Express card-member services. For more info: American Express: 210 3220 486 & Eurochange: 210 3220 005.


POST OFFICE: Arrivals level, the Hellenic Post Office offers a full range of postal services. For more info call: 210 3540 371


FLIGHT INFO: Airline offices located in the airport can be reached on T: 210 353 0000.


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