Athens International Airport (ATH)
Travel and Ground Transport
Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) has fantastic ground transportation options. Travellers can choose from buses, regular trains and the new Metro rail system or alternatively take a taxi, hire car or a limousine.
Journeys by road to the city are quick and uncomplicated, with clear signposts along the way.
Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) is served by six public bus routes, which connect the airport with the greater Athens area and the Piraeus; buses run frequently on a 24-hour basis.
There are no shuttle services from the airport, but regular buses are frequent and efficient, eliminating the need for specific shuttle services.
Reputable hotels frequently provide courtesy vehicles for transporting guests from the airport to their establishments. Travellers are advised to check the availability of shuttles with their chosen hotel ahead of their arrival at the airport.
The airport is connected to the city by the highly efficient Metro rail system. Passengers can travel to or from Syntagma Station in under half an hour and to the Piraeus in about an hour. Alternatively, the Suburban Rail system offers regular connections to Larissis Station (Athens Central Railway Station).
Taxis are available on a 24-hour basis and can be hired from the taxi rank situated next to Door 3 of the Arrivals Level.
Passengers requiring limousines will find a number of service providers located between doors 3 and 4 at the inner curbside of Arrivals.