Transfers from Athens International Airport are extremely easy and convenient. Your journey begins at the airport itself and a lot depends on the method of airport transfers chosen. The airport is located 33 km southeast of Athens and can be reached via the Athens ring road.
Athens’s public transportation system is exceptional. With an extremely organized system of buses and trams one is subjected to a completely different point of view of the city and easy transfers from the airports are provided.
Metro’s Line 3 connects Athens International Airport with the city center, Syntagma Square and Monastiraki. The price of a one-way ticket is €10 but €5 for children, teenagers, travelers over 65 years. The trip from the airport to the city centre takes approximately 40 minutes and the trains operate every half an hour from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm the whole week.
The airport is connected with the port of Piraeus and the Intercity Bus Terminal by 24-hour express buses. These non-stop buses run daily, even on public holidays and the buses can be found outside the arrivals and departure halls. The tickets can be purchased from the ticket booth outside the Arrivals hall, between Exits 4 and 5, or on board at no extra cost. The price of a one-way ticket is €6 but €3 for children, teenagers, travelers over 65 years. Four express bus routes from the airport connect different stops in the city. X93 provides transfers to the Kifissos Station whereas the X95 stops at Syntagma Square. X96 ends at Piraeus port and X97 connects the airport to Elliniko.
Alternatively, the suburban railways provide convenient transfers from Athens Airport connecting the Larissis Station, the central Athens railway station in 45 minutes.
Taxis are a convenient choice from travelling from the airport especially at night when there is no public transportation and you have a lot of luggage. You can find the taxi stand outside Exit 3 of Arrivals Level. It costs a flat rate of €35 from 5 am to midnight, and €50 from midnight to 5 am for a cab ride from the airport to the centre of Athens. Rydeu provides an easy solution for all your travel woes with easy airport transfers. They are cheap, affordable and leave you hassle-free to enjoy the journey to your destination.