Athens Internazionale Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos“ is a modern airport located about 33 kilometers east of the capital Athens, in the municipality of Spata-Artemida. Enhanced during the 2004 Olympics, replacing the old airport Ellinikon since 2001 and its structure is entitled to Eleuterio Venizelos, a politician of modern Greece.
The airport currently has two terminals: the Main Terminal, and the Satellite Terminal accessible by a foot-tunnel from the Main Terminal.
Management company: Athens International Airport S.A. (AIA)
Address: Attiki Odos - Spata-Artemida 190 04 (Greece)
Telephone no.: +30 21 0353 0000
IATA Code: ATH
ICAO Code: LGAV
Country code: GR
The airport of Athens is accessible via Metro Line 3 “Aghia Marina - Athens International Airport”.
Athens International Airport is connected via the Suburban Rail with: Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station), Port of Pireaus and Kiato.
Four bus routes connect directly Athens and Piraeus with the airport. All buses set down passengers at the Departures Level and depart from the Arrivals Level, between Exits 4 and 5.
Five regional buses operate at the airport. All buses set down passengers at the Departures Level and depart from the Arrivals Level, between Exits 2 and 3, opposite the Airport Hotel (Sofitel).
The airport is a 28-minute drive from Athens: 33.9 Km via the E94 and A64.
Taxis are available to/from the airport at the designated Taxi waiting area located at Exit 3 of Arrivals Level.
The car rental companies present at the airport, located at the Arrivals Level of the Main Terminal Building, are: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and Budget.