Airport and Arrival Information
The Athens International Airport is located 20 km from Athens. There are metro, suburban railway, 24-hour bus and taxi services from the Athens Airport to the city centre
Where to buy public transport tickets and prices:
For all public transport, there is one ticket. Tourists buy the Ath.ena Ticket, a paper rechargeable ticket that can be used again and again. It can be charged and recharged with products varying from a 90-minute ticket to 5-day tickets. The tickets can be bought from and recharged at all Athens transport ticket offices as well as automatic ticket issuing machines.
Regular Ticket prices go from EUR 1,40 (90min ticket) to EUR 9,00 (5-day ticket). These tickets do not include transport to the airport!
Airport Transfer Tickets cost EUR 6,00 for the Express Bus (one way) or EUR 10,00 for the metro and suburban railway (one way). Additionally, there is a 3-day tourist ticket for EUR 22,00 which includes unlimited transport for 72 hours and 2 airport transfers.
Take Metro Line 3 (Aghia Marina – Douk. Plakentias – Airport), which connects the Athens airport with the city centre. Change at Syntagma to Line 2 (direction Elliniko – Anthoupoli) until Metaxourgeio (ΜΕΤΑΞΟΥΡΓΕΙΟΥ). From there you can reach the hotel in walking distance (200m).
The trip from the Airport to the Hotel station takes 45 minutes. The M3 runs every 30 minutes, 7 days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. See the Metro timetable to the airport here.
By Suburban Railway:
The Proastiakos (= Suburban) connects Athens Airport with Athens Central Station, sometimes called Stathmos Larisis (ΣΤΑΘΜΌΣ ΛΑΡΊΣΗΣ), sometimes just Athens. Trains from the Airport to the Central Station run on the hour at xx:09 (the first at 06:09 and the last at 22:09) and one at 22:50, 7 days a week. The trip takes about 45 minutes.
From the train station you can reach the hotel either by a walk of 25 min. Alternatively you can take either the bus line A15 in direction Dasos (ΔΑΣΟΣ) until Metaxourgeio in front of the hotel or the metro line 2 in direction Stathmos Elleniko (ΣΤ. ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟ) one stop until Metaxourgeio (ΜΕΤΑΞΟΥΡΓΕΙΟΥ).
By Express Bus:
(takes the longest, but operates 24h)
All buses depart from the Arrivals Level, between Exits 4 and 5. It takes around 1h and 30 minutes to arrive at the hotel.
Option 1: Take the Bus X95 to “Aphetēria” on the Syntagma (ΣΥΝΤΑΓΜΑ) Square in the city centre. Than you can either walk 25 min or take the bus 790 (direction Glyfada – Peristeri) until Konstantinos (ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ).
Option 2: Take the Bus X93 to Kolokynthous. Than you can either walk 30 min or take the bus 790 (direction Peristeri – Glyfada) until Zēnōnos.
It takes 40 to 50 minutes by taxi to the Wyndham Hotel. You can find the taxi stands at Exit #3. An average journey by taxi from Athens Airport to the city centre costs a flat fee of EUR 38.00 (day) and EUR 55.00 (midnight to 5am). Taxi fare fraud is not as widespread as it used to be, but it still happens, so insist on the meter and make sure the rate is correct.
Apollon (+30) 210 3636508
Athens 1 (+30) 210 9212800
Express (+30) 210 9943000
Ikaros (+30) 210 5152800
Kosmos (+30) 210 5200020