Information on Greece's Airports
Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport is the main airport serving the Greek capital of Athens. Its terminals are connected by an underground walkway and a ground level path, and the airport is accessed from central Athens by car via the Attiki Odos toll road. There is a rail link with the Athens Central Railway Station, also referred to as Larissa Station, and to the port of Piraeus, by the suburban rail system. Metro services also operate out of Athens to the airport and the journey time is about 45 minutes, for an €8 fare.
Several bus routes also connect airport and city, and two KTEL coach services operate lines to the airport. Taxis are also available outside the terminal, charging between €35 and €40 for the 40-60 minute journey into the capital.
There are ATM machines, banks and Bureaux de Change, as well as automated currency exchange machines, throughout the airport. Up to 60 minutes’ free Wi-Fi is available in the terminals, and there are post offices on both levels of the Main Terminal.
Shopping opportunities include a duty-free shop for passengers exiting the EU, and several other outlets, concentrated in the Departures lounge. A full range of goods is on offer.
Facilities for disabled passengers include accessible and text telephones, adapted toilets and walkways, lifts and tactile flooring, Braille signage and an alarm system to alert visually impaired passengers to an emergency. A business conference centre is available on the airport site and there is also a pharmacy, first aid and emergency medical services, baby changing facilities and a children’s play area.
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