Airport Arrival and Departure

Athens International Airport is located 33 km southeast of Athens. It is easily accessible via the Athens ring road (Attiki Odos). The drive from downtown Athens takes 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic.

By Metro

Metro Line 3 connects the airport to the city centre directly (Syntagma Square). The journey time is approximately 40 minutes. Trains run every 30 minutes, 7 days a week from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm. One-way tickets cost €9 (€4.50 for children, teenagers, over 65), Two-way tickets cost €16.

By Bus

24-hour express buses connect Athens International Airport with Syntagma Square (Line X-95), the port of Piraeus and the Intercity Bus Terminal (KTEL Kifissos). These non-stop services operate daily, including public holidays. All buses drop off passengers at the Departures Level and depart from the Arrivals Level. Bus tickets are sold at the ticket booth outside the Arrivals hall (between Exits 4 and 5.) One-way tickets cost €5.50 (€2.70 for children, teenagers, over 65).

There are four express bus routes from the airport:

  • Χ93: Airport – Kifissos Station (Estimated journey time: 65 minutes)
  • X95: Airport – Syntagma Square (Estimated journey time: 60 minutes)
  • Χ96: Airport – Piraeus port (Estimated journey time: 90 minutes)
  • Χ97: Airport – Elliniko (Estimated journey time: 45 minutes)

By Suburban Railway

The suburban railway (Proastiakos) connects Athens Airport with Larissis Station, the central Athens railway station in approx. 45 minutes. Trains depart from Athens airport every 15-25 minutes to Doukissis Plakentias station, where you can transfer to the Athens Metro network, using the same ticket.

By Taxi

Taxis are available outside Exit 3 of Arrivals Level. A taxi from the airport to the city centre costs a flat rate of €40 from 5 am to midnight, and €55 from midnight to 5 am. The rate is determined by the time of arrival at the destination and includes all applicable surcharges.

Delegates can also book a private pick-up service from the Airport at a fee, kindly contact for more information