Athens International Airport

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Airport
Airport

The new award winning Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" has radically changed the image of Athens Greece. Inaugurated on March 28th 2001, "Eleftherios Venizelos" quickly developed into the largest and most important hub of Southeastern Europe. Having gained a number of key international awards and the trust of both travelers and airlines, Athens International Airport is regarded as one of the safest airports in the world. Besides the quantitative and qualitative services anyone expects from a big international airport, "Eleftherios Venizelos" has demonstrated a strong engagement in contemporary cultural life, organizing important cultural events – mainly exhibitions – and in eco living with the application of many green practices in a variety of fields.

Athens Airport Access

You can access Athens International Airport (AIA) from the center of Athens or the Athens Ports via public transport that operates on a 24-hour basis, ensuring efficient transportation to key areas of the Attica basin and tourist attractions.

The main access road to Athens International Airport (AIA) is Attiki Odos. For further information on junctions please visit Attiki Odos.

Athens Airport Bus Services

Six bus routes directly connect the greater Athens area and Piraeus with Athens International airport. Disembarkment from all buses takes place at the Departures Level and embarkment at the Arrivals Level, between Exits 4 and 5. For further information, please visit the OASA website.

Regional Buses – KTEL Express Service Five

Regional buses operate at the airport. Disembarkment from all buses takes place at the Departures Level and embarkment at the Arrivals Level, between Exits 2 and 3, opposite to the Airport Hotel. For further information, please visit KTEL’s site.

Metro

The airport is accessible via Metro Line 3 "Egaleo - Athens International Airport". For further information, please visit the Athens Metro website.

Suburban Rail

Athens International Airport is connected to Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station) and the port of Piraeus via the Suburban Rail service. AIA is also connected to Corinth, via the Suburban Rail service. The duration of the trip is 1 hour and 20 minutes. For further information regarding timetables, please visit the Suburban Rail website or call +302105272000.

Taxi and Pre-booked Taxis

Taxis are available at the designated Taxi waiting area located at Exit 3 of Arrivals Level.

Pre-booked taxis are available upon request. For further information, please contact the Taxi Union Association (SATA) at: tel.: +302105239524, +302105221123, +302105227986, +302105242589 mail to:sataxi@freemail.gr

According to Greek Legislation, taxi drivers should provide upon request a receipt for the amount paid for transportation services.

Parking

Athens International Airport provides 7,160 short and long-term parking lots. All parking facilities are equipped with automated payment machines for easy and quick payment, while electronic message screens provide continuous information on availability of vacant parking spaces.

For further information, please visit the Athens International Airport website.