Travel information about Athens Airport
The airport of Athens El. Venizelos is located close to Spata, about 33 km southeast of the centre of Athens.
The runways are approximately 4 kilometres in length. The airport was developed by public-private partnership and Greece holds 55% of the shares. This is among the most expensive airports in Europe due to high taxes, but it is very modern and has excellent facilities including restaurants, cafes, shops and others. The airport receives flights from all over the world.
More: Airport Official website
Transports from/to the airport
Athens International Airport is located 33 km southeast of Athens, the capital of Greece, and is easily accessible by car via Attiki Odos, a large motorway that constitutes the Athens City Ring Road. Its location is close to the port of Rafina that serves many ferries to the Greek islands.
Public transport from the airport to Athens city centre and the port of Piraeus is provided by metro, railway and express airport buses, ensuring efficient transport for air passengers and facilitating linkage to key tourist attractions. Read how to reach the ports of Athens from Athens airport.