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How to get from Athens Airport to the city center?
Athens fascinates with its ancient architecture, many famous sights, and a special, truly Greek atmosphere. Tourists from all over the world come here to see the famous Acropolis and Parthenon, walk along the sea coast and try local cuisine. Do you want to know how to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to the city center? There are 4 main ways to get there: by bus, suburban train and metro, rent a car and taxi. Read and choose which way is the best for you.
How do I get from Athens airport to the city center by bus?
There are three City Buses Lines from the airport to Athens: X93, X95, X97. The tickets cost €6. The travel time is about 1 hour. The bus stop is located between Exit 4 and Exit 5 of the arrivals area. All buses have an average level of comfort (the seats are soft, but not adjustable). Some buses are equipped with luggage racks for large luggage.
Travel tip: Bus tickets from Athens Airport (ATH) are sold at the terminal, at the kiosk. at the bus stop, or directly from the driver. If you choose the last option, prepare €6 in cash. The bus ticket must be validated with a electronic validator.
This ride from Athens Airport (ATH) to the city center is suitable for tourists without large luggage, who have enough free time. This way is the most affordable and available 24/7.
Terminal stations of these routes in Athens:
- X93 – Kifisis Intercity Bus Station;
- X95 – Syntagma Square (Athens City Center);
- X97 – Elliniko Metro Station.
Buses run 24/7, every 10-40 minutes. The optimal solution for those tourists who want to get directly to the city center of Athens is Bus X95.
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How do I get from Athens Airport to the city center by train and metro?
The Athens Suburban Railway (Proastiakos Athens) (P2-line) runs daily from Athens International Airport (ATH) to the city center. The trains run hourly between 05:52 AM – 10:50 PM. You will arrive at Larissa Station about in 43 minutes. It’s the main railway station in the city. The ride cost is €10. To find a platform from where the suburban trains run to the city center, cross the other side of the road from the airport building and follow the “To train” signs. The level of comfort in the trains is low, the seats are not adjustable. There is often no free space for large luggage. It is recommended for travelers without a large amount of luggage.
Also, another budget way is to take the metro from Athens Airport (ATH) to the city center. You can take a metro train at the same station as the suburban train. The airport is connected to the center of Athens by Blue Line. The travel time is about 1 hour. The ticket cost €10. You can buy it at the vending machine at the station. Athens Metro opening hours are 06:30 AM – 23:30 PM. The train leaves the airport every 30 minutes.
Find the official metro train from schedule Athens Airport.
How can I rent a car at Athens Airport?
The car rental service is available to customers over 21 years old who obtained their driver’s license at least 1 year ago. The average price of renting a car in Greece (Athens Airport) is about €20 per day. The lowest price is about €6 for a small two-seat car. The cost increases in proportion to the class of car, as well as when ordering additional options, for example: a child seat or a GPS-Navigator. The minimum rental period is 24 hours. Therefore in order to rent a car, you will need an international driver’s license, passport, and credit card issued in your name. In addition to the rental price, you must leave a deposit. It will be blocked on your credit card. As the resulting amount of the deposit depends on the car class, the price policy of the rental company and some other factors. It will be returned after the car is handed over to a car rental company.
To rent a car at Athens Airport is a good option for confident drivers who are not afraid of city traffic jams and prefer to drive on their own. Various classes of cars are available, as well as cars with automatic and manual transmissions. In Greece traffic is right-hand.
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How do I get from Athens Airport to the city center by taxi?
The best choice for tourists who prefer comfort and safety is to book an AtoB airport taxi to the city center. Booking an AtoB airport taxi transfer you will have a possibility to add a child seat or booster in your reservation, if you travel with kids. Also you can choose a proper car for your ride.
Do you plan to travel alone, with a tourist group, on a business trip or on holiday? Our large fleet of modern cars will satisfy the most exacting customer. AtoB airport taxi and transfer service offers the best solutions for individual and corporate clients.
You can book an AtoB airport transfer and our driver will meet you the arrival area and escort you to your taxi to take you to the hotel in the city center or any other address you need. Our price includes a free one-hour wait in case of flight delays: we track the online scoreboard of Athens Airport. Just book an AtoB airport taxi transfer, choose a car and fill out a simple form. You will receive the best solution for any request. Our manager will send you a confirmation of your reservation by email. AtoB support team works 24/7 and we will meet you at any convenient time.
We have fixed price, so one paid we don’t ask you to cover additional costs. AtoB company work to make your ride as comfortable as possible. By booking an AtoB taxi from Athens Airport you get a guarantee of optimal price with providing high-level customer service.
Booking online an AtoB airport transfer you will have the following advantages:
- Large fleet with a wide choice of cars from economy class to executive cars;
- Child seats and boosters upon request;
- Fixed rates;
- English-speaking support 24/7;
- Flexible cancellation 24 hours before the transfer;
- Licensed professional drivers;
- Affordable price from €38.
Currently, due to the COVID-19 epidemic situation, AtoB drivers were trained and strictly follow all the rules as to customer safety and cars disinfection after each ride. We everyday control the driver’s health and all of them are provided with disposable masks, gloves, hand sanitizers and other disinfectants.
To book an AtoB airport taxi online is a reliable way to get not only a comfortable and safe ride, but a high-level service.
What Are the Main AtoB Features?
AtoB taxi is your way to make your journey more comfortable. Our main priority is to provide our clients with the highest level of comfort. We’ll make the most of your trips by providing you with exceptional transfer services.
Our company will provide you with fast and convenient transport from the airport to the hotel or the nearest city where you will stay.
Our experienced chauffeurs and private drivers are always happy to help and give any recommendations about the city attractions, road, or your stay.
Comfort and safety
AtoB offers a fixed price. Our driver will meet you with a name card, and you will have the driver’s contact info so that you do not get lost.