Athens Airport: transportation guide
Are you ready to start your holidays in Greece and want to know everything about Athens Airport? Then this mini guide will help you with your trips to and from Eleftherios Venizelos Airport.
Car hire from Athens airport
Getting your own rental car directly from Eleftherios Venizelos Airport is always an option. All you have to do is choose from a wide range of Hellas Car vehicles. With no hidden charges and with complete security, you can easily move anywhere you want in and out of town. Distances in the Greek capital are particularly long but are also covered by various public transports. But in order not to miss a minute of your vacation, get in your car and start your trips straight away.
Distances from the airport
By renting your own car from Athens Airport, you are just a few kilometers away from the ports and the city center. Specifically, the center of Athens is only 35 km from the airport, while the port of Piraeus is about 50 km away. In just a few hours you can be anywhere in the city you wish.
If you choose the city buses to move to and from Athens Airport, there are four lines that serve this route. These lines directly connect Athens and Piraeus area with the airport. Specifically, line X93 starts from Kifissos (Coach Station), line X95 starts from Sintagma (Constitution), line X96 starts from Piraeus, line X97 starts from Daphne metro station and all lines end at Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport.
Intercity buses are another way to move towards and from the airport. There are five intercity routes operating to the airport’s final destination. Passengers are disembarked at departures, while boarding is made at the arrivals between Exits 2 and 3. Intercity lines depart from the following areas: Rafina, Markopoulo, Lavrio, Kalivia and Keratea with final destination at the airport.
Subway and suburban railway
With Metro Line 3, you can reach the airport. In addition, the international airport is connected to the Athens Central Railway Station, while the port of Piraeus and Kiato by the suburban train.