airport transportation

Navigating through transportation options at Athens Airport (ATH) can be a breeze with our comprehensive guide.

Whether you prefer the convenience of a taxi, the economy of public buses, or the autonomy of a rental car, this guide has you covered.

By Bus

Athens Airport is excellently connected by four city bus lines, linking the airport to Athens and Piraeus. Buses depart from the Arrivals level, between exits 4 and 5.

For schedules, fares, and bus stops, consult the OASA website. Additionally, five regional buses serve passengers traveling to surrounding cities, departing from the Arrivals level, between exits 2 and 3. Further information can be found on the KTEL website.

Car Rentals

Currently there are 6 car rental companies operating at the Athens International Airport.
Their offices are located at the Arrivals Level of the Main Terminal Building.

These include Avance, Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt. They are conveniently located at the Arrivals Level.

Hotel Shuttles

Several nearby hotels offer airport shuttle services for guests, including Dolce by Wyndham Athens Attica Riviera, Holiday Inn Athens Airport, Comfort Stay Airport Boutique Hotel, and Hotel Avra Rafina.

Port Access

If your itinerary involves taking a ferry, the airport offers convenient connections via Metro Line 3. Transfer at Monastiraki to Metro Line 1, totaling a 60-minute journey. Alternatively, the X96 Piraeus bus route also connects to the port of Piraeus.

Ride Sharing

Uber Taxi operates throughout Greece, offering a convenient option for reaching the city centre, with fares ranging from €40 to €45.

By Taxi

Metered taxis are readily available at the taxi stand located on the Arrivals Level, exit 3. Flat fares to and from the airport and Athens city centre inner ring are €40 (5:00 AM – 12:00 AM) and €55 (12:00 AM – 5:00 AM). The fare includes all applicable surcharges and extras. Pre-booked taxis can be arranged by contacting the Taxi Union Association (SATA) at +30 210 5239524 or

by Train

The airport is connected to the city via Metro Line 3 (Blue) and offers longer-distance connections through Athens Suburban Railways. For detailed information on fares, routes, and schedules, visit the Urban Rail Transport website and the trainOSE website. The Suburban Rail connects the airport with several key locations, including Piraeus via Larissis Station, Ano Liosia, Kiato, and Aigio (via Kiato).


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