Attiki Odos, Spata-Artemida 190 04, Greece
IATA airport code: ATH
Also known as Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos.
Where is Athens Airport?
Athens Airport is located east of the capital inside the limits of Spata-Artemida. The airport opened in 2001 as a replacement of Ellinikon Airport. The busiest airport in Greece is easily reachable via the A6/E94 motorway (Attiki Odos) and by public transport as well. Athens Airport is mainly used by airlines Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and Ryanair.
What is the distance from Athens Airport to the centre of Athens?
The distance between the airport and Athens city centre is 34 kilometres, at quiet moments travel time is about 30 minutes.
Which airlines fly to and from Athens Airport?
- Aegean Airlines
- Olympic Air
- British Airways
- Aer Lingus
How to get from Athens Airport to Athens?
Public transport – Metro (Athens)
The metro is the most practical way to get into the city of Athens. Metro line 3 (blue) runs twice an hour between the airport and metro station Aghia Marina west of Athens, the metro stations in the city centre are called Syntagma (15th station) and Monastiraki (16th station). These are also two of the most famous squares in Athens. It takes you about 40 minutes to reach the centre of the city. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket counter and ticket vending machines on the station of Athens Airport. Before boarding, you must validate your ticket at one of the validation machines close to the escalators which bring you to the platforms. Tickets valid for 90 minutes cost € 8.00 per person, € 14.00 for two people and € 20.00 for three people. The price of a return ticket which must be used within one week is € 14.00. Persons below the age of 18 years and over the age of 65 years can buy a ticket for half the price, this price reduction also applies to students up to 25 years of age. Children up to 6 years can use public transport in Athens for free. Please consult website and timetable metro line 3 for more information.
How much is the taxi fare to and from Athens?
Flat fares apply for a taxi journey between the airport and city centre (day € 38, night € 54). Taxis are available at the taxi waiting area at exit 3 of Arrivals. Make a taxi reservation Athens Airport through TaxiTender, an online booking platform for reliable and reasonable priced airport transfers.
What car rental companies are present at Athens Airport?
Inside the Arrivals hall are information desks located of Avis, Budget, Hertz, Enterprise and Sixt. Compare prices of well-known car rental companies and local suppliers at Athens Airport through EasyTerra Car Rental, save time and book online.
What are the car parking prices at Athens Airport?
The airport offers travellers three options: Executive Valet, Short Term (P1 and P2) and Long Term (P3). Valet parking is relatively cheap compared to other European airports. From P3 it is a five minute walk over the pedestrian bridge to the terminal, but you can make use of the shuttle bus too. Please check out the full list of parking prices Athens Airport.
|Parking prices||Executive Valet||P1 and P2||P3|
|60 minutes||€ 25||€ 3.80||€ 3.80|
|1 day||€ 40||€ 25||€ 13|
|2 days||€ 53||€ 50||€ 26|
|3 days||€ 66||€ 75||€ 39|
|1 week||€ 80||€ 175||€ 50|
|2 weeks||€ 115||€ 350||€ 85|
|3 weeks||€ 150||€ 525||€ 120|
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