Travel Information

Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos, is located 33 km southeast of Athens and is easily accessible via Metro and buses. Public transport to Athens is provided by express airport bus connections (Express Line E95 Athens Airport Express/Syntagma) on a 24-hour basis. You can also take the Metro (Blue line only) to take you to Syntagma Square the very centre of Athens.

METRO ticket cost per ride (from or to the airport): 8€ for one person
X95 Express Bus ticket cost per ride (from or to the airport): 5,00 € for each person.
A taxi from the airport to the city centre will cost you approximate € 35

Athens Metro network consists of 2 lines (Red Line and Blue Line) with trains arriving every 3 minutes at rush hours and every 5-10 minutes at all other times. The Athens Metro connects Syntagma Square to the Athens International Airport in 30 minutes (Blue Line only).

Hours of operation: Lines operate daily from 05:30am to 00:00pm.
Please follow the link below for the detailed timetable of the Athens Metro:

Useful tips:

  • While inside the train, announcements are made before every stop.
  • Metro tickets are sold at the stations cashiers and by automatic tellers.
  • Remember to validate your ticket before you move on to the platform.
  • Using any kind of transportation in Athens area cost 1,40 €, for a duration of up to one and half-hours.
  • You may change transportation type, as many times you like within this time;
  • You must validate your ticket at the beginning of the fist ride.


Useful tips:
Tickets must be bought before boarding (from bus terminals and from the majority of kiosks) and validated in the designated machines (orange coloured) within the vehicles. To stop a bus for embarkation you must make a hand signal to the driver. To disembark you have to notify the driver by pressing the stop button in time. The OASA Call Centre (185 dialing from within Greece) operates from 07:00-21:00 on weekdays and from 09:00-17:00 on weekends. For further information please refer to:

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