Athens Airport Metro

The Fastest Transportation Way from Athens Airport

Athens Airport Metro Line

Athens airport subway offers reliable and fast transportation services from and to Athens airport. The Blue Line (Metro Line 3) connects Athens International Airport to Syntagma Square, the major hub of the city, in just 40 minutes. Heading to Piraeus port? Take the Blue Line to Monastiraki station, hop to the Green Metro Line and reach your destination. Furthermore, the subway train 3 also serves many other areas of Athens.

Useful Info: In fact, the suburban train takes over the route from Athens airport to Doukissis Plakentias station. Upon your arrival at the station, you will have to change to Metro Line 3, which heads directly to Athens city center.

Subway Fares from Athens Airport

A one-way subway ticket from Athens airport to Syntagma Square costs 10€ for adult passengers and 5€ for children, students and elders. The price for a return ticket is 18€. Children under 6 years old travel for free. You can purchase your tickets at the airport station ticket booths.

On the other hand, if you are planning to wander around the city during your visit, you should buy a 3-day tourist ticket, valid for buses, metro and tram. The 3-day ticket includes a return ticket to Athens airport and costs 22€.

Athens Airport Subway Timetable

Athens airport subway trains run day after day, from 06:30 am to 11:30 pm. The metro trains depart from El. Venizelos every 30 minutes.

Athens Airport Metro Station

Athens airport metro station is located at the Departures Level. The station building is connected to the main terminal via a passageway. You will easily reach the metro station in just 5 minutes following the airport’s signage “To Trains”.


How much is the metro from Athens airport?

The metro from Athens International Airport to Athens city center costs 10€ for adults. A reduced price ticket (5€) is applied to children, students and senior passengers while children under six years of age travel for free.

Does Athens metro go to the airport?

Athens metro line 3 connects Athens airport to Athens city center (Syntagma Square) and many other major city hubs. Moreover, passengers can take the airport subway to Monastiraki Station, change to Green Metro Line 1 and reach Piraeus port.