||Since a few years,
a new Athens airport, Eleftherios Venizelos international airport,
has been built 21 kilometres from Athens's town centre, in the district
of Spata. This is where all the flights from every country arrive.
From there, it is easy to join the centre of the city by bus (there
is a special express bus 24 hours a day) or taxis.
Many flights for the rest of Greece and some islands are available
3 buses operate every day from/to Athens airport.
The bus E94 operates between the airport and the
Ethniki Amyna, the terminus of the metro’s line 3.
The bus E95 operates between the airport and the
Plateia Syntagmatos, Athens’ central square where a metro station
is also situated. The line operates 24 hours.
The bus E96 operates between the airport and Piraeus,
Athens’ main port to the islands. The line operates 24 hours.
The buses tickets to/from Athens airport are valid for 24 hours and
can be used on all sort of public transportation in Athens: buses,
trolley and metro.
There is also the possibility to take
a taxi from the airport to any destination in Athens and Piraeus.
Fares depend to the time of day and traffic conditions.
The fares are doubled between midnight and 6 am.
There is also an airport surcharge and a surcharge depending on the
number of luggage.
about Airport car rentals