Athens Airport (ATH)

Athens International Airport "El. Venizelos Airport

Athens International Airport “El. Venizelos Airport (abbreviation IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV, CAA: AIA), serves Athens and Attica in general. It began operations on 28 March 2001, replacing Hellenikon International Airport, which had served Athens for 60 years.

It was named in honour of the Greek politician Eleftherios Venizelos, who as Prime Minister of Greece established a Ministry of Aviation and made systematic efforts to organise Civil Aviation.

Aegean Airlines, its subsidiary, Olympic Air, as well as Ryanair, which uses the airport as a local base (since 1 April 2014), Ellinair and the Spanish carrier Volotea.

Aegean Airlines, a subsidiary of Olympic Air, is based at the airport, as well as Ryanair, which uses it as a local base, Ellinair and the Spanish carrier Volotea. It is the largest airport in the country and as of 2016 it is ranked 28th among the busiest airports in Europe.

Useful information:

(+30) 210 35 30 000
Airport company call centre: (+30) 210 35 31 000

General information
Telephone: (+30) 210 35 30 000

Athens Airport Taxi

35 € Athens Center (Ring) to Airport
Night fixed charge (00:00 – 05:00)
49 € Airport to Athens city centre (Ring)
49 € Athens city centre (Ring) to Airport

Note: The charge is determined by the time of arrival at the destination and includes all applicable charges and surcharges.

Taxis for hire.

Athens airport taxi

For more information, please contact the Taxi Drivers Association of Attica at tel: +30 210 5239524 or email:

Note: According to Greek legislation, taxi drivers are required to issue a receipt of payment.

The luxury car service is located in the interior mezzanine of the Arrivals Level, between Exits 3 and 4.

For further information please contact the Tourist Car Association at tel.

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