Parking Options at Athens Airport
El. Venizelos Parking Areas P1 and P2 are located near the arrivals level, in a two-minute walking distance from the main terminal building. Parking Areas P1 and P2 serve the short-term parking needs of the airport and therefore, they are intended for stays of five hours or less. 1.360 parking spots are available in total (included dedicated parking areas for disabled persons) while at P2, electric car drivers can charge their vehicles for free (compatible only with TYPE 2 charging connector). Furthermore, passengers are offered a 20-minute free parking as well as significant discounts for online reservations.
On the other hand, Athens airport provides Parking Area P3 for long term parking purposes. Operating 24/7, P3 has more than 5.800 parking spots and is to be found across Attiki Odos motorway, only 5-10 minutes away on foot from the terminal building. However, there is also a free shuttle bus connecting the Long Term parking area and the Athens airport terminal in just 5 minutes. Special parking spots are reserved for persons with disabilities. As mentioned above, it is recommended to book your parking space online so as to receive discounts and special benefits. For instance, you can reserve a parking spot at the “Economy” area of P3 paying only 5€ per day.
Finally, there is a designated area for motorcycles at the Short Term P1, at the curbside of the arrivals level. The motorcycle parking area is accessible through a separate entrance, 200 meters before the P1 main entrance.
Valet Parking Services at El. Venizelos
At Athens airport, passengers can also receive high-class parking services simply by selecting the Valet Parking Lot, situated at the departures area (entrance 3). Although this option is higher-priced, it guarantees a totally hassle-free parking experience as the highly trained personnel picks up the vehicle at the entrance point and returns it there at the selected date. Moreover, car wash services are also provided at competitive prices.
What is considered long term parking at the airport?
The airport parking is divided into a short-term and a long-term parking area. The long term parking spots are occupied by passengers who are interested in parking their vehicle for several days. The long term parking fares are usually more affordable.
Is it cheaper to book airport parking in advance?
If you decide to book a parking lot in advance, it is highly possible that you will get a better price than booking at the last minute. Moreover, you may find special offers and deals. Thus, pre-booking your parking spot is surely recommended.