Athens Airport and Transportation

How to get to and from the airport, and getting around the city on public transportation

Athens airport

Athens Airport

Eleftherius Venizelos International Airport has a rail station that is served by line 3 of the city's metro. It takes about 40 minutes to reach the center of the city.

Transfers from the Airport

If you don't wish to rely on public transportation and prefer the convenience of a transfer, here are your options:


Getting Around Athens

Once in central Athens, use the metro to get around, although most of the main sights are within walking distance. To reach the Acropolis, follow the large pedestrian Dioysiou Aeropagitou street and take the steps up the hill.

Car Rental

To go elsewhere in Greece by car, check the cheapest rental rates:

Car Rentals

Athens Map

Athens City Break Travel Planner

  • Get a Room
  • Look for the right type of accommodation at the right place and at the right price for you:


  • Get the Tourist Card
  • Enjoy free transportation and free or reduced admission to many of the top attractions, and get a complimentary guidebook and map:

    Tourist Card

  • Plan Your Sightseeing
  • Hop on a sightseeing bus, go on a walking tour or a day trip:

    Tours & Activities