Airport EXPRESS Bus Connections
EXPRESS* Bus routes operated by ETHEL (Public Bus Company) connect directly the Athens (city center & greater area) and Piraeus (port) with the Athens International Airport (AIA) “Eleftherios Venizelos”. Service is provided on a non-stop basis seven days a week including holidays (24/7 operation). All buses disembark passengers at the Departures Level (inbound trips to airport) and depart from the Arrivals Level (outbound trips from airport). BUS tickets are sold at the info/ticket-kiosk (located outside the Arrivals between Exits 4 and 5), or onboard (ask operator) at no extra cost.
Rail connections are also available from the AIA Rail Station (adjacent to the main terminal). Services are provided by suburban rail and metro trains. RAIL & METRO tickets must be purchased and validated before boarding the train. Please visit the following links for operating times and schedule details:
For a quick glance at all available services view the: airport connections map
For details on service frequency, ticketing options and prices view the: airport services leaflet
*NOTE: The following restrictions apply on EXPRESS Bus routes at all times:Alighting is not permitted at intermediate stops on trips to the airport. Boarding is not permitted at intermediate stops on trips from the airport.For EXPRESS Bus routes stops order & detailed service timetables follow the links:
X93 KIFISOS INTERCITY BUS STATION - ATHENS AIRPORT EXPRESS. Direct Connection to the intercity bus (KTEL) terminals KIFISOS and LIOSION.Link to suburban rail station at: KIFISIAS
X95 SYNTAGMA – ATHENS AIRPORT EXPRESS .Direct Connection to Syntagma Square at Athens city center. Link to metro line 2 station at: SYNTAGMALink to metro line 3 stations at: NOMISMATOKOPEIO, ETHNIKI AMYNA, SYNTAGMALink to tramway routes at: SYNTAGMA
X96 PEIRAIAS – ATHENS AIRPORT EXPRESS .Direct Connection to Piraeus central passenger port terminals. Link to metro line 1 stations at: N.FALIRO (ISAP N.FALIRO), PEIRAIASLink to suburban rail station at: PEIRAIASLink to tramway routes at: PLATEIA GLYFADAS, EDEM, FLISVOS
X97 ELLINIKO METRO STATION – ATHENS AIRPORT EXPRESS . Direct Connection to ELLINIKO metro station. Link to metro line 2 stations at: AG.DIMITRIOS, DAFNI
One-way travel time estimates**: X93 (65’ min), X95 (60’ min), X96 (90’ min), X97 (45’ min)
**NOTE: Estimates are given for reference only. Journey time depends always on prevailing traffic conditions. Passengers are advised to allow sufficient time for their transfer from/to the airport.