||Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International
||The airport is situated 20 miles (33km)
south east of Athens city centre.
||GMT +2 (GMT +3 between last Sunday in
April and last Sunday in October).
|Transfer to the city
||The easiest and quickest way to reach
the city centre from the airport is on board Athens' new Metro. Metro
Line 3 connects the airport with Syntagma Square and Monastiraki.
The airport is also served by six express airport bus routes, which
connect to destinations in the greater area of Athens and Piraeus,
buses running frequently day and night. Athens International is connected
to Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station) by the Suburban
Rail line. Finally, there are plenty of taxis to be hired at the ranks
in front of the airport terminals, fares charged on a per km basis.
||Avis, Hertz, National, Budget, Europcar
and Sixt are all represented at the airport.
||The airport is well supplied with cafes,
restaurants, bars and shops, including duty free. There are branches
of two banks providing full services at the airport, and numerous
ATMs and currency exchange bureaux are also available. Non-EU nationals
can get VAT refunded at the EUROCHANGE currency exchange unit located
at the Departures Level. Several travel agencies operate from the
airport, and there is a Greek National Tourist Board information desk.
Conference facilities are available and there is a business centre
with Internet access, photocopier machines, faxes and secretarial
services. A meeting room is also available. Disabled facilities are
good; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.
||Short-term parking (up to four hours)
is available right outside the arrivals level of the main terminal.
Long-term car parks are the other side of the airport access road
with free shuttle buses. Passengers can also opt for an executive
valet parking service whose personnel receive and deliver vehicles
at the main terminal's departure level.