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ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Athens Airport - Over 12m people go through the main Airport in Athens, one of the busiest airports in Greece, the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH). It is located about seventeen miles north-east of Athens city centre. Recent links with Malev has greatly increased the number of direct destinations to and from Athens airport. The airport telephone number is +30 10 353 0000.

 
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Facilities at Athens Airport include restaurants, cafes and bars, Bureau de change, ATMs, shops, car hire desks and a business area. With is well provided with special facilities for disabled passengers. Athens Airport has two large terminals and there is a covered walkway connecting the two terminals. There are as many as 4,700 parking spaces for carsincluding both long and short term parking. The long-term car park is connected to the airport by a shuttle bus.

Taxis are easily available when you arrive at Athens and the taxi rank is just outside the arrivals hall. Taxis are quite an inexpensive way to travel to the centre of Athens especially when shared. Taxis take about thirty to forty five minutes to travel into the city centre.
For public transport to and from the Airport to the centre of Athens, there are express bus routes and the metro. The metro goes to Monastiraki and to the Port of Pireas. The journey time by metro is about 30 mins to the centre of Athens and about one hour to Pireas. The cost of a metro trip is about €6.

There are six bus routes serving Athens, Pireas and surrounding area. You can get info on bus times and routes in the airport. The cost is about €3 for a single trip to or from the airport and you can buy a ticket on the bus.

   
 
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