Flights and Airport Service
Athens International Airport is one of the most modern in the world. Providing excellent ground services, it is a particularly attractive point of entry into Greece. Athens International Airport is linked to the suburban network, the underground metro and with many bus routes that run to central destinations in Athens, as well as to the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrion very convenient for passengers intending to depart the same day for the islands.
From the first day it began operations in March 2001 has won international awards and distinctions, but more significantly, it has won the hearts of the visitors who consider it to be one of the most functional and comfortable airports in Europe. It is situated 33 km southeast of Athens and there is rapid access to the airport via the Attiki Odos, a central road artery connecting Athens with the Mesogeia (Mediterranean) region, as well as through dense scheduling of the Metro and Proastiako Suburban Systems.
The airport Museum gives you the chance to learn about the emblematic figure in world history, Eleftherios Venizelos, seeing as the airport bears the name of this great politician.
Chania town on Crete island also has an airport for domestic flights from/to Athens or for charter flights from abroad.
If you have informed the booking Secretariat about your exact arrival time and means of transport, there will be a Meeting representative to welcome you at the airport. Please look for a sign or flag with FEG.