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Airports in Athens

Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH)


Athens International Airport is Greece's largest airport and main gateway. Located 20 miles (33km) southeast of downtown Athens, it processes more than 15 million passengers every year and welcomes flights from all over the world, including cities in Asia, Africa and the Americas.

The facility is a modern and spacious and has plenty of shopping and dining options to keep passengers busy. Travellers with long layovers can visit the airport's museum and see the archaeological discoveries made when the Athens International was built. The staff is friendly and pleasant airport has won several awards for energy efficiency and environmental awareness.


The airport is situated 20 miles (33km) southeast of Athens city centre.

Getting to the city

Metro Line 3 connects the airport with central Athens and four public bus routes link the facility to destinations in the greater area of Athens and Piraeus. Travellers can find transport day and night. Athens International is also connected to Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station) by the Suburban Rail line.


GMT +2


Tel: +30 21 353 0000.

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Athens International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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