Athens Airport Metro

Athens Airport Metro Line 3 follows the route between Aghia Marina and Athens Airport via Syntagma, even many trains also reverse at Doukissis Plakentias.

The trip from Athens Airport to downtown (Syntagma) is about 40 minutes with a 30 minutes’ frequency.


See the metro schedule. Please bear in mind that the last metro from Athens Airport is at 23:30 am.

If you wish to get to Piraeus port, it is possible to do so from Athens Airport by just changing at Monastiraki station, which is the next station after Syntagma, to the green line straight to Piraeus.




The metro line 3 stops at the railway station adjacent to the terminal. You can get there by an elevated walkway.




See below the fares of Athens metro from the Airport:

  • One-way ticket: € 8.00
  • One-way ticket for 2 persons: € 14.00
  • Return ticket: € 14.00
  • One-way reduced price tickets: € 4.00
  • Children under 6 years: Free



Athena Card

By the Athena Card you can get convenient fares to travel to and from Athens Airport. The card can be used for 90 minutes up to 5 days and is rechargeable. They can be both purchased at any metro station, ticket office and at the automatic ticket machines.


The Anonymous Athena Card is really worth for passengers travelling to Athens since it can be charged and recharged from 90 minutes to 5 days and used to transfer from both metro and bus from Athens Airport.


On the other hand, if your stay in Athens is less than 3 days, our recommendation is to purchase the 3-day tourist ticket.


See below the fares of each Athena Card:

  • 90-minute ticket: € 1.40
  • 24-hour ticket: € 4.5
  • 3-day tourist ticket: € 22.00
  • 5-day ticket: € 9.00


For further information regarding this service, please visit Athena Card website.