Athens Airport Suburban Railway
Athens suburban railway (Proastiakos) connects Athens Airport to Athens central train station and Piraeus. The Line Athens International Airport – Koropi – Athens – Piraeus will easily get you to Athens city center in just 35 minutes. Is your final destination different? You can still use the suburban trains for your transfer:
- Piraeus: The line heads to Piraeus via Larissis Station (the central Athens railway station).
- Other Greek cities – Balkans: From Larissis Station, you will find available itineraries to every Greek city as well as to the Balkans.
- Station Ano Liosia: You can get to the Ano Liosia Station by using the suburban train line.
- Kiato – Chalkida: Get the suburban railway to Kato Acharnai Station and change to trains to Kiato or Chalkida.
- Metro Network: If you want to use the Athens metro network, you can disembark at Doukissis Plakentias Station and take the metro using the same ticket.
For more info, you can check the Hellenic Train Website.
Athens Airport Suburban Train Fares
A simple ticket from Athens Airport to either Athens city center or Piraeus costs 9€ (11$). Tickets are available at the ticket sales points. Please take into account that the ticket for the Proastiakos suburban train can also be used for an upcoming metro ride.
If you intend to use Athens’s public transportation network regularly, you can also purchase the 3-day tourist ticket, at 20€ (23.19$), valid for buses, metro, and tram, and also includes a return ticket to Athens Airport. Another alternative is ATH.ENA card, a rechargeable card loaded with various types of tickets ranging from a 90-minutes to 5-days duration.
Athens Airport Train Schedule
Athens airport suburban trains run every 40-60 minutes from 5:52 am to 11:08 pm and need approximately 35 minutes to reach the central, major rail hub, Larissis Station. The station of Doukissis Plakentias is only 18 minutes away by Proastiakos train, while the journey to Piraeus lasts nearly 1 hour.
For more info about the train timetables, please call 14511.
Athens Airport Train Station
Athens airport railway station is located at the Departures level and is connected to the main terminal through an overpass. Just follow the signs to “Trains”, and you will get to the suburban train platform in only 3-5 minutes.
Our Tip: Please keep in mind that although elevators leading to the bridge are at your disposal, carrying your heavy luggage to the station might be tiring.
Is there a train from Athens Airport to city?
Athens International Airport is connected to Athens city center via a suburban train. The suburban railway also heads to Piraeus Port as well as to the central railway station (Larissis Station) which has connections to every Greek city and the Balkans.
How much is the train from Athens Airport to Athens?
The train from Athens Airport to Athens city center and Piraeus costs 9€ (11$). A 3-day tourist ticket and ATH.ENA cards are also available which can be used for bus, metro, and tram services.
What train to take from Athens Airport?
Athens Airport is connected to the city center both via metro and suburban trains. The suburban trains, called Proastiakos, leave the airport station and reach Athens downtown in about 35 minutes, costing 9€ (11$). On the other hand, metro line 3 needs 40 minutes to get to the heart of Athens, while a single, one-way metro ticket has 9€ (11$).