The Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” is about 20 km (12 miles) east of the city center. You can travel between the two via:
Take Metro Line 3 (Aghia Marina – Douk. Plakentias – Athens International Airport), which connects the Athens airport with the city center. Trains run every 30 minutes, 7 days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. The trip from/to the Airport to Syntagma station (Athens center) lasts 40 minutes. The metro stop by the Divani hotel is EVANGELISMOS. See the Metro timetable to the airport here.
For tickets and cards check here.
EXPRESS Bus routes connect directly the Athens (city center & greater area) and Piraeus (port) with the Athens International Airport (AIA). Service is provided on a non-stop basis seven days a week including holidays (24/7 operation).
All buses disembark passengers at the Departures Level (inbound trips to airport) and depart from the Arrivals Level (outbound trips from airport). BUS tickets are sold at the info/ticket-kiosk (located outside the Arrivals between Exits 4 and 5), or onboard (ask operator) at no extra cost. The bus for the city center is:
X95 : Syntagma – Airport
Direct Connection to Syntagma Square at Athens city center. The bus stop by the hotel is called HILTON (ΧΙΛΤΟΝ). Connection to metro line 2 station at: SYNTAGMA Connection to metro line 3 stations at: NOMISMATOKOPEIO, ETHNIKI AMYNA, SYNTAGMA. Connection to tramway routes at: SYNTAGMA
One-way travel time estimates: X95 (60’ min. Allow sufficient time to travel as traffic conditions may cause delays.
Note: Estimates are given for reference only. Journey time depends always on prevailing traffic conditions. Passengers are advised to allow sufficient time for their transfer from/to the airport. Check here for ticket info and cards.
Taxis are available at the designated Taxi waiting area located at Exit 3 of Arrivals Level. A taxi from the airport to the city center (inner ring) costs a flat rate of €38 from 5:00 a.m. to midnight, and €54 from midnight to 5:00 a.m.
Note: The charge is determined by the time of arrival at the destination and includes all applicable surcharges and extras.
Uber and its Greek equivalent, Beat, operate in Athens. Both operate only with licensed yellow cabs. Their prices are identical to yellow cabs.
We have prepared this map of Athens that depicts the airport, the Divani hotel, Piraeus port and other points of interest.