How to get from Athens Airport to Piraeus Port?
The history of Piraeus Port begins before our era and goes back to more than 25 centuries ago. Now, it is the largest seaport in Greece with passenger traffic of around 5 million people per year. It is from here that many cruise liners, merchant ships, and regular sea boats depart. There are several ways to get from Athens Airport (ATH) to Piraeus Port: by metro, bus, rent a car or taxi. You can find detailed information below to choose what the best way is for you.
How do I get from Athens Airport to Piraeus Port by metro?
Metro is one of the most affordable travel options. The station is located outside the airport, just a 10 minutes walk to get there. You need to walk out of the Athens Airport building, cross the road and follow the “To train” signs. You should take the line 3 train (blue line) and get to Monastiraki Station. Then change to the train on line 1 (green line) to Piraeus Port. The ride from Athens Airport (ATH) to Monastiraki will take about 40 minutes, then another 30 minutes to get to Piraeus Port. Athens Metro opening hours are 06:30 AM – 23:30 PM. The train leaves the airport every 30 minutes.
How much does Athens Metro ticket cost?
There are different types of Athens Metro tickets. A one-way ticket for one person costs €10. There are also group tickets: 2 persons ticket – €18, 3 persons ticket – €24. The reduced ticket is for (students age 25-, age 6-18, age 65+) – €5. For children up to 6 years old is free. You can buy tickets in cash or by card at the entrance of the metro station.
You can find the official metro train schedule from Athens Airport.
How do I get from Athens Airport to Piraeus Port by bus?
There is one bus line from Athens International Airport (ATH) to Piraeus Port: X96. A bus with a 24-hour schedule leaves every 30 minutes. The departure station is located between the fourth and fifth exit from the arrival zone. The price of a bus ticket is €6. The reduced ticket is for (students age 25-, age 6-17, age 65+) – €3. For children up to 6 years old is free. The total distance of this route is 44,8 km. The travel time is about 1h 30m. Ride comfort is average. Buses are equipped with soft, non-adjustable seats and some of them have luggage racks. The final stop of Bus X96 is Piraeus. Piraeus Port is a 10 minutes walk from the bus stop.
When planning a ride, we recommend:
- See the exact bus schedule;
- Check the ticket price;
- Make sure that this option is the most convenient for you.
Advice for tourists: Find out the exact schedule, route, and list of all bus stops from Athens Airport to Piraeus Port.
How can I rent a car at Athens Airport?
At Athens Airport you can find available offers for car rental. Requirements for clients: international driver’s license and passport, age 21+ years, driving experience of 1 year or more. The minimum rental price is about €6 per day for a small two-seat car. This amount includes airport and road tolls, as well as basic insurance.
Additionally, you can purchase full insurance or order the necessary options: a child seat, a GPS-Navigator. When you rent a car, a deposit is blocked on your credit card. The amount of the deposit depends on the class and the cost of the vehicle. In Greece traffic is right-hand. But keep in mind that the local traffic rules may differ from those you learned in driving school. We recommend you to familiarize yourself with this nuance in advance to avoid accidents on the road.
Renting a car at Athens Airport for a ride to Piraeus Port is the best solution for experienced drivers who feel confident when driving.
Travel tip: It is best to book a car from Athens Airport to Piraeus Port in advance. This way you can choose the optimal class of the vehicle, take advantage of promotions, and save time on arrival.
Find more detailed car rental information.
How do I get from Athens Airport to Piraeus Port by taxi?
For tourists who travel on business, on holiday, alone, with a group, with children or with family and prefer the least stressful ride, an AtoB airport transfer from Athens Airport is the perfect solution. Our professional taxi driver will meet you at the exit from the arrival area holding a sign with your name. He will help you with luggage and escort you to your taxi. Don’t waste your time for waiting in queues for a taxi and other small things that take a lot of time.
Booking an AtoB airport taxi transfer you will have a fixed rate, it means that once paid, we don’t ask you to cover additional costs. The price already includes a free one-hour wait in case of flight delays: we track the online scoreboard of Athens Airport.
You can book an AtoB airport transfer from Athens Airport to Piraeus Port online. You can choose a proper car, fill out your ride details and your taxi will be waiting for you. We work 24/7 and we will meet you at any convenient time. AtoB airport taxi and transfer service is a great choice for those who value their time, comfortable and safe ride.
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;
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.
An AtoB airport taxi is the perfect way to fill each ride with comfort and high-level service which you deserve.
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.