Athens International Airport

Athens, GR


Reserve and Collect

Pre-order products and collect them at the Airport

Reserve and Collect Service: you can pre-order the products you wish to purchase and collect them from Hellenic Duty Free Shops, at Athens International Airport, upon the day of your departure. Visit and make your purchases, today!

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Parking IN the Airport from 5€ per day!

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Parking IN the Airport from 5€ per day!
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Getting around the airport


Athens International Airport is located 33km southeast of Athens. The passenger complex consists of two terminals: the Main Terminal and a Satellite Terminal.
The terminals are connected by an underground tunnel with moving walkways.
All passengers enter and exit from the Main Terminal Building.
The Arrivals level, with the Baggage Reclaim Hall, is on the ground floor and the Departures level, with the Check-in Hall for all flights, is on the first floor.
There are several shops and food units throughout the terminals, including restaurants above the central Food Court area with a runway view from the second floor of the Main Terminal Building.      

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Getting into Athens

Metro, suburban rail, buses and taxi

The airport is accessible via Metro Line 3 'Aghia Marina - Athens International Airport'. The station is adjacent to the Main Terminal, accessible by an elevated walkway. Metro trains run every 30 minutes and the journey to Syntagma station takes 40 minutes. A single fare is EUR 10 and is valid for 90 minutes. 

Suburban rail
Athens International Airport is connected via the Suburban Rail with: Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station), Port of Pireaus, and Kiato. The suburban railway departs every 15-25 minutes.
For further information regarding timetables, please call 14511.

Main Terminal, before security, ground floor, take walkway in front of terminal
Hours: 05:20-00:20

Bus Services (OSY)
Four bus routes connect directly Athens and Piraeus with the airport. The X95 connects directly to Syntagma Square in Athens city centre and takes approximately 60 minutes. Other routes are the X93 to Kifissos KTEL Station (65 minutes), X96 to Piraeus (90 minutes), and X97 to Eliniko Metro Station (45 minutes). Tickets cost EUR 6.  All buses set down passengers at the Departures Level and depart from the Arrivals Level, between Exits 4 and 5.

Departure at Main Terminal, before security, ground floor, between exits 4 and 5
Arrival at Main Terminal, before security, departures level
Hours: 24 hours


Five regional buses operate at the airport. For further information regarding travelling by Regional Buses to other major cities please call: KTEL Kifissou Bus Station:tel: +30 210 5124910, +30 210 5124911, +30 210 5132601

Departure at Main Terminal, before security, arrivals level, between exits 2 and 3, opposite the Airport Hotel (Sofitel)
Arrival at Main Terminal, before security, departures level


Taxis are available at the designated taxi waiting area. Day time flat fares (05:00-00:00) are EUR 35 to the city centre inner ring. Night time fare is EUR 50. Please note that the charge is determined by the time of arrival at the destination and is inclusive of all surcharges and extras.

Main Terminal, before security, ground floor, exit 3
Hours: 24 hours

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Eat Greek

Traditional Greek Restaurant

The new restaurant café, Eat Greek, offers authentic traditional Greek plates, including the legendary GREEK GYROS, a variety of fresh homemade sandwiches and other delicious snacks, along with a range of hot and cold beverages, in a unique atmosphere.  

Location: Departures Level: Schengen Area (accessible by all passengers)

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Airth Coffe & Nuts

Crunchy snacks and hot drinks

A tasteful journey to the ''Greek earth'' starts at Airth! Offers a wide variety of nuts & dried fruits, a tasteful selection of chocolate–based products, a large assortment of coffee, tea/herbs, juices and various combinations of Airth products as gifts and souvenirs!

Location: Departures Level - Schengen Area (accessible by all passengers)

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Healthy snacks

In “Venetis 1948”, the new open self-service café & snack bar, your day starts with a classic or organic VENETI coffee, rich in flavors and aromas or fresh fruit juices & smoothies of high nutritional value. Multiple choices of sandwiches and a unique variety of freshly made bread-products, “tsourekia”, croissants, cookies, muffins and pizza create a memorable tasteful experience. Do not miss the original Venetis ice cream made of fresh milk or the delicious confectionary products!

Location: Departures Curbside

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Park In the Airport

Only 1-2 minute walk to the Terminal Building. Free of charge for up to 20 minutes. For significant discounts, pre-book your parking space.

Location: Arrivals Level, across the Terminal building

Walk within 5 minutes  to the Terminal building via the the pedestrian bridge or take the free shuttle bus Transfer time: 5-6 minutes, for significant discounts, pre-book your parking space.

Location: Across the airport's main access road (Attiki Odos motorway)

Hours: 24, for assistance press the information button at all auto pay stations or entry/exit control units.


Lowest prices! Offered only through e-Parking.
Use the Shuttle Bus free of charge. Transfer time: approximately 8-10 minutes.

Location: follow the signs for Long Term Parking P3 and enter the parking lot P3 Holiday following the orange signage


For premium car parking services, drive your car to the Departures Level (Entrance 3, Valet booth), hand over the car keys to our trained personnel and the car will be delivered back to you at the same location on the exact date and time you specify!

Car wash service is available.


Limited space for free parking of motorcycles is available.

Location: arrivals curbside, prior to Exit 1 and after Exit 5

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The Greek Designer Store

Take some Greek fashion home with you

The Greek designers are the true ambassadors of every age and decade. Our store incarnates a journey through clothing, jewelry and design items, created and crafted by Greek Designers. Our main objective is our customer's satisfaction with quality goods, best prices and Greek Hospitality. THE GREEK DESIGNERS STORE is a living passage which represents love, sun, beauty and people from all over the world.

Location: Departures Level - Schengen Area (accessible by all passengers)

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Transfer option to ports

Reach the ports of Piraeus, Rafina, Lavrio


By metro
Use Metro line 3 from the Athens International Airport and change at Monastiraki to Metro line 1. Estimated journey time is 60 minutes.

By bus
Use Route X96 Piraeus - Athens International Airport.
For further information please contact the OASA (Athens Urban Transport Organisation) call centre at 185, or call the Piraeus Port Authority at +30 210 4147800.


Take the direct Regional Bus Service (KTEL). The line departs from the Arrivals Level, opposite the airport hotel (Sofitel).


Take the Regional Bus Service (KTEL). The line departs from the Arrivals Level, opposite the airport hotel (Sofitel). Change bus at Markopoulo.

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Weekend Max Mara

Max Mara's specific brand

Weekend Max Mara represents Max Mara Group’s lifestyle line. Launched first as a casual outdoors weekend collection in 1984, it is now its own specific brand. Rich and sophisticated, the line covers all categories of garments and accessories with an all-inclusive selection of formal-informality, or “utility de luxe”, a constant trend of the runway shows.

The signature detail that sets the line apart and symbolizes the idea of lightness and freedom, is a small butterfly embroidered on various pieces.

Location: Departures Level - Schengen Area (accessible by all passengers)

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Massimo Dutti

Fashion for women and men

Massimo Dutti, with over 680 outlets in 65 markets, embodies an elegance that transcends borders to reach contemporary, independent, and cosmopolitan men and women. The brand showcases a full range of high quality fashion collections – from elegant and sophisticated to more casual and comfortable.

Location: Departures Level - Schengen Area (accessible by all passengers)

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La Pasteria

Italian restaurant

La Pasteria, the favorite Italian restaurant and the new concept Flocafé Espresso Room, are waiting you to enjoy delicious authentic Italian food and a variety of coffee through 3 unique blends in a warm, elegant and high aesthetics environment.

Location: Free Access Area

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@Schengen and non-Schengen area

Seven Lounges operated by airlines or handlers are located at the Departures Level of Athens International Airport.

Main Terminal, departures - Area A (Non-Schengen)
Skyserv Handling Services – Aristotelis Onasis
Swissport Executive Lounge
Goldair Handling

Main Terminal, departures - Area B (Schengen)
Aegean Airlines - Club
Goldair Handling
Lufthansa - Business Lounge
Skyserv Handling Services – Melina Mercouri

For further information with respect to operating hours, pricing policies and associated airlines, please contact your airline.

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Power outlets

Stay connected

There are several free charging stations in the arrivals and departures areas.

2 free charging stations are located at the Free Access area at Departures level and 11 charging spots are available across the main terminal (Schengen & Non Schengen areas).

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Sofitel Airport Hotel

Five star hotel on site

Located just opposite to the Airport’s Main Terminal, the 5* hotel offers 345 soundproofed rooms, 2 executive floors, 13 suites, 11 meeting areas, a gym with indoor pool and sauna and two restaurants, the “Mesoghaia" with Mediterranean cuisine and the "Karavi” with gourmet international dishes.

Sofitel Athens Airport was awarded as the “Team of the Year 2011: Customer Service - Front Line” by the Greek Institute of Customer Service, the Ministry of Regional Development and Competitiveness and the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

The Sofitel is located directly opposite the main Terminal.

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Taste the famous burgers, crispy fries, hot apple pies and delicious milkshakes, as well as coffees and sweets at the café area.

Location: 2nd floor - Free Access Area

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Puro Gusto

Bakery treats

Coffee, bakery and fine food


Arrivals Level - Free Access Area

Departures Level - Schengen Area (accessible by all passengers)

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Aircanteen - Burgerair STR

Something for everybody

Aircanteen is a modern snack & coffee concept offering pies, sandwiches, pizza, salads and desserts with tasteful inspired combinations and of course a big range of coffees, full of flavor and rich aroma. Burgerair str offers the famous loved "street" food giving emphasis to quality burger meals and delicious salads.

Location: Departures Level - Non Schengen Area

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Handcrafted souvenirs

"Artpoint Store" is a boutique store, aiming to showcase the Αncient Greek History, Civilization & Cuisine. At "Artpoint", you will find fabulous Ηandmade & limited editions Souvenirs + Memorabilia; all Hand-crafted in Greece. Other than that, "Artpoint" is the ideal spot to discover amazing museum replicas, unique jewelry + accessories, as well as, innovative gifts for all ages; all arriving from the Ancient Greek Cosmos!

Location: Departures Level - Free Access Area

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Red by Dufry!

Red by Dufry! Be Alert to win unique privileges!

Hellenic Duty Free Shops always have exciting ways to thank us for our preference.  

This includes Red Application by Dufry, the customer loyalty program that rewards us with discounts and exclusive unique privileges every time we shop at Hellenic Duty Free Shops and Dufry stores abroad. 

Press to register free of charge in RED by Dufry application, to automatically become Silver member with immediate access to a 5% discount on all purchases. 

More info

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Car Rentals

Save on Your Car Rental

All car rental companies are located in the main terminal, on the arrivals level.


(+30) 210 3533323-4, 210 3533354


(+30) 210 3530578-9 


(+30) 210 3530553, (+30) 2103530168


(+30) 210 3534900


(+30) 210 3530576, (+30) 2103530577

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Coffee and snacks

Everest, known in the Greek snack & coffee market, offers its trademark sandwich, innovative pastry products, as well as a wide range of coffee selection. Customization and personalization is an essential part of the concept’s DNA.

Location: Departures Level - Schengen Area (accessible by all passengers)

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