From Athens airport to Athens city center
Landing at Athens airport and looking for your way to Athens city center? Plenty of options are available! Athens airport is 27km from Athens city center. The journey from the airport to downtown Athens takes approximately 35-40 minutes by car or taxi, 40 minutes by metro and 60 minutes by bus.
An average journey by taxi from the airport to the city center takes approximately 35-40 minutes, depending on traffic, and costs around €38,- (flat fare between 05.00-00.00h and around €50,- between 00.00-05.00h).
In a 5-minute walking distance from the terminal, the airport train station building is located at the Departures Level and is connected to the main terminal via a passageway. Get your way to the train station following the signs “Train”, purchase a ticket from the station’s ticket offices paying 10€ for a one-way ticket and 18€ for a return ticket and get to Syntagma Square in about 40 minutes. Athens airport metro line 3 departs from the airport every 30 minutes from 06:30 am to 11:30 pm. Please see below the current map of Athens Metro for your convenience.
At a fare of just €6,- the bus X95 will get you to Syntagma Square in downtown Athens in about 60 minutes, depending on the roads’ congestion. Tickets are available from the airport ticket offices or onboard and the bus stop is located at the Arrivals Level, between Exits 4 and 5.
To the Megaron Athens International Conference Center (congress venue)
Megaron Athens International Conference Centre
Vass. Sofias & Kokkali St. 1
115 21 Athens
If you come by taxi, just tell the driver you want to the Concert Hall. He won’t need any further directions!
There is a metrostation right next to the main entrance of MAICC (Congress Venue) called “Megaron Moussikis” from which you can access the metro for both the airport and city center, using metro line 3 (the Blue Line). Please see below the current map of Athens Metro for your convenience.
The following buses, express buses and trolley buses all have a stop near the MAICC (Conference Venue):
- Buses: 450, 550, 601, 603
- Express buses: X95 (direct airport line), A5, E6, E7, X14
- Cable trolley buses: 3, 7, 8, 13
For more information regarding the public transportation network in Athens please visit: www.oasa.gr.
The Athens Concert Hall’s underground parking facility has spaces for 750 cars. The facility is open from 6am to 2am every day. The charge is €3,- for the first three hours, and €1,- for each extra hour from 6 a.m. and up to one hour before the performances opening.