Airport EXPRESS Bus Connections

EXPRESS* Bus routes operated by ETHEL (Public Bus Company) connect directly 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 Suburban Rail: PROASTIAKOS – National Railways
  • For Metro: AMEL - Attiko Metro Operating Company

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: A lighting 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 DAFNI METRO STATION – ATHENS AIRPORT EXPRESS. Direct Connection to DAFNI metro station. Link to metro line 2 stations at: AG.DIMITRIOS, DAFNI

We would like to inform you that from the airport to Piraeus Dream City Hotel you can use the X96 bus, that runs almost every 20 minutes. You can pick it up outside of the arrival’s gate at the airport. The ticket costs 5,00 € and you can buy it from the ticket booth or from the driver. It takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach Pireaus. The closest bus stop to the hotel is ΝΑΤ station. When you get off there you have to walk about 3 minutes to reach us. You have to cross the street and continue on the left, after 2 blocks you will find Notara street and you have to turn right. After 100 m you will find the hotel at number 78.


You could also use the blue line of the metro until Monastiraki station, where you will have to change for the green line to Piraeus. The ticket costs 8,00 € per person or 14,00 € for 2 persons. The duration is 1 hour and 30 minutes. Our hotel is about 650 m. from the terminal, opposite gate E9 of the port.


The taxi transfer takes about 1 hour and the cost is 45,00 – 50,00 € during the day and 55,00 – 60,00 € during the night.