There are four bus routes starting from Athens airport. The buses are available 24 hours a day - 7 days a week.
Starting point: You can catch the bus from the designated area at the arrivals level (between Exit 4 and Exit 5)
Departure time: The buses leave every 30 to 60 minutes depending on the route. For the exact departure times of each route check the links at the left.
You can download the Map of Airport Bus Routes (pdf) and read the descriptions below to find out which bus is the most useful for you.
Route X95: Syntagma - Athens Airport View Timetable
Use this bus if you would like to go the Athens center (Syntagma square). Many ancient monument are in a walking distance from there: the Acropolis and the Parthenon, the Acropolis museum, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Roman Market and much more. Also, from Syntagma square you can catch a taxi to anywhere in Athens with quite low .
Hotels near Syntagma square: Athens Plaza, Electra Hotel, Amalia hotel, Hermes Hotel, Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens Cypria, Esperia Palace, Athens Center Square, Cecil Hotel, Plaka Hotel, Athens Way, Titania Hotel....
Route X96: Piraeus - Athens Airport View Timetable
This is the bus to use is you plan to take a ferry from Piraeus to the greek islands (Santorin, Mykonos, Paros, Kos, Crete, Rhodes etc.). It takes about 90 min from Athens airport to Piraeus depending on the traffic. However its a nice route if you have the time.
Route X93: Kifisou avenue - Athens Airport View Timetable
Connects Athens airport with Athens intercity bus station. The trip takes about 65 min. This bus route is the only way to reach the intercity bus station besides taxi. It departs every 40 minutes. Be careful not to confuse the name of this bus with that of bus X92.
Route X97: Elliniko- Athens Airport View Timetable
This route connects Athens Airport with Elliniko metro station. See map, blue line. It departs every 40 to 60 minutes.