How to get from Athens Airport (ATH) ✈️ to the City Center
Athens Airport (ATH), also known as Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, is the international airport of Athens and is located 20 km east of the main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach downtown Athens by Express Bus, Metro, Taxi, Welcome Pickup or Shared Shuttle.
💸 The cheapest transfer to the city is by Express Bus
⏱️ The fastest transfer to the city is by Taxi
This guide compares all available airport transfers at Athens Airport (ATH) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description and links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all transfer options from Athens Airport to the City Center (Syntagma Square)
|Express Bus 💸||70 Min.||5,50 €||Details|
|Metro||55 Min.||9,00 €||Details|
|Taxi ⏱️||40 Min.||35 €||Details|
|Welcome Pickup||40 Min.||39 €||Details|
|Shared Shuttle||60 Min.||28 €||Details|
Additional note: There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Welcome Pickups) is the more faster and comfortable solution.