Airports in Greece

Athens International Airport

The airport is situated 20 miles (33km) southeast of Athens city centre.

Athens International Airport (ATH)

Overview

Metro Line 3 connects the airport with central Athens and four public bus routes link the facility to destinations in the greater area of Athens and Piraeus. Travellers can find transport day and night. Athens International is also connected to Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station) by the Suburban Rail line.

Location

The airport is situated 20 miles (33km) southeast of Athens city centre.

Getting to the city

Metro Line 3 connects the airport with central Athens and four public bus routes link the facility to destinations in the greater area of Athens and Piraeus. Travellers can find transport day and night. Athens International is also connected to Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station) by the Suburban Rail line.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Avis, Hertz, Budget, Enterprise and Sixt are all represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis can be found at the designated taxi-waiting area at Exit 3 of the main Arrivals level. The trip to the centre of Athens takes half an hour to an hour depending on traffic and is substantially more expensive at night.

Transfer between terminals

The two terminals are connected by a walkway.

Facilities

The airport has banks and ATMs, currency exchange services, a tax refund desk, travel agencies, conference facilities, a business centre, a tourist information desk, numerous shops and restaurants, and a food court.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available in the airport. Short-term parking is on the arrivals level and costs €3.80 for the first hour (up to 20 minutes are free), while long-term parking is found across the access road in P3. Long-term parking costs €13 for the first day and €50 for a week. Long-term parking is connected to the terminal by a free shuttle.

www.aia.gr

Lefkada Airport

The airport is situated 12 miles (20km) north of Lefkada Town, on the Greek mainland.

Lefkada Airport (PVK)

Overview

There is a daily bus service from the airport to Lefkada, Preveza and Vonitsa. The journey time to Lefkada is around 30 minutes and tickets can be purchased from the driver.

Location

The airport is situated 12 miles (20km) north of Lefkada Town, on the Greek mainland.

Getting to the city

There is a daily bus service from the airport to Lefkada, Preveza and Vonitsa. The journey time to Lefkada is around 30 minutes and tickets can be purchased from the driver.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

KapaRent, Drive, Greenmotion and Hertz are all represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

A taxi from the airport to Lefkada Town will cost around €40 and take 25 - 30 minutes. Note, there may be an extra charge for travellers with lots of luggage.

Facilities

There are limited facilities at the airport. However, there are a couple of shops, including duty free, a cafe, and ATMs in the terminal. The airport can get quite congested in the summer, but there are a couple of tavernas (Greek restaurants) to be found near the terminal building for those needing a break.

Parking

There is a limited amount of parking available at the airport.

www.pvk-airport.gr/en

Zakynthos Airport

The airport is located three miles (5km) south of Zakynthos.

Zakynthos Airport (ZTH)

Overview

Buses travel from the airport to downtown Zakynthos with some frequency. Many hotels and resorts offer shuttle services or private pick-ups.

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) south of Zakynthos.

Getting to the city

Buses travel from the airport to downtown Zakynthos with some frequency. Many hotels and resorts offer shuttle services or private pick-ups.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Hertz and Avis have car hire facilities at Zakynthos Airport.

Airport Taxis

There is a taxi rank outside the passenger terminal.

Facilities

Airport facilities include duty-free shopping, currency exchange, ATMs, and a bar and cafe.

Parking

There is parking available a short distance from the terminal.

www.zth-airport.gr/en

Santorini Airport

1.6 miles (2.6km) southeast of Fira/Thira Town, near Monolithos

Santorini Airport (JTR)

Overview

There is bus service to many local destinations in Santorini, and several shuttle transfer companies operate from the airport.

Location

1.6 miles (2.6km) southeast of Fira/Thira Town, near Monolithos

Getting to the city

There is bus service to many local destinations in Santorini, and several shuttle transfer companies operate from the airport.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Herz, Avis, Payless, Thrifty and Budget have car hire offices at Santorini Airport.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis available from the airport.

Facilities

The terminal contains duty-free shopping, ATMs, travel agencies and information services.

www.santoriniairport.com/

Samos Airport

The airport is two miles (3km) west of Pythagorio.

Samos Airport (SMI)

Overview

There is a public bus stop in front of the terminal building. Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.

Location

The airport is two miles (3km) west of Pythagorio.

Getting to the city

There is a public bus stop in front of the terminal building. Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Car hire companies at Samos Airport include Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Avis and Alamo.

Airport Taxis

Radio Taxi Samos operates from the airport. The fare to Vathy is approximately €25.

Facilities

The terminal contains two restaurants, duty-free shopping, baby-changing facilities, a Greek tourism office, and tourist information services.

Parking

There are parking facilities adjacent to the terminal.

www.smi-airport.gr/en

Kefalonia Airport

The airport is located 5 miles (about 8km) south of Argostoli.

Kefalonia Airport (EFL)

Location

The airport is located 5 miles (about 8km) south of Argostoli.

Time

Local time is GMT +2

Car rental

Cars can be rented from Hertz or Europcar.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the arrivals area. Fare should be about €20 into town.

Facilities

Facilities include ATMs, bureaux de change, and snack shops.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available.

www.kefaloniaairport.info

Preveza Airport

The airport is located 4 miles (about 7km) south of the town of Preveza.

Preveza Airport (PVK)

Overview

Bus services connect Preveza Aiport to the towns of Preveza, Lefkas and Vonitsa.

Location

The airport is located 4 miles (about 7km) south of the town of Preveza.

Getting to the city

Bus services connect Preveza Aiport to the towns of Preveza, Lefkas and Vonitsa.

Time

Local time is GMT +2

Car rental

Several car rental companies operate from Preveza airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the arrivals area.

Facilities

Facilities include ATMs, a cafe, and a duty-free shop.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available.

https://www.pvk-airport.gr/en

Chania Airport

Souda Bay, 8.7 miles (14km) east of Chania

Chania Airport (CHQ)

Overview

There is regular bus service to Chania from the airport. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

Location

Souda Bay, 8.7 miles (14km) east of Chania

Getting to the city

There is regular bus service to Chania from the airport. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Hertz, Europcar, and Kappa operate car hire facilities at Chania Airport.

Airport Taxis

There is a taxi rank located outside the terminal building.

Facilities

The terminal contains a bar, duty-free shopping, bank, currency exchange, VIP lounge, police station, lost and found, first-aid station, and information centre.

Parking

There is both short and long-term parking at the airport.

www.chania-airport.com/contact.html

Thessaloniki International Airport

The airport is located about 10 miles (about 17km) south of the city centre.

Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)

Overview

Bus 78 goes from Thessaloniki Airport to the city every hour and the journey takes about 45 minutes.

Location

The airport is located about 10 miles (about 17km) south of the city centre.

Getting to the city

Bus 78 goes from Thessaloniki Airport to the city every hour and the journey takes about 45 minutes.

Time

Local time is GMT +2

Car rental

Car rental companies include Sixt, Avis and Hertz.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available from the airport to downtown Thessaloniki.

Facilities

Facilities include ATMs, a bureau de change, restaurants and cafes, internet access, a nursery and play area, and duty-free shopping.

Parking

Parking is available.

www.skg-airport.gr/en/

Kavala Airport

18.6 miles (30km) east of Kavala

Kavala Airport (KVA)

Overview

There are buses from the airport to downtown Kavala.

Location

18.6 miles (30km) east of Kavala

Getting to the city

There are buses from the airport to downtown Kavala.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Europcar, Avis, and Hertz operate car hire facilities at Kavala Airport.

Airport Taxis

A taxi rank is located in front of the terminal.

Facilities

The terminal contains restaurants, duty-free shopping, travel agents, a police station, and first-aid facilities.

Parking

There is short and long-term parking opposite the terminal building.

www.kva-airport.gr/en

Skiathos Airport

The airport is located 2 miles (about 3km) west of Xanemos.

Skiathos Airport (JSI)

Location

The airport is located 2 miles (about 3km) west of Xanemos.

Time

Local time is GMT +2

Car rental

Car rental companies include Avis, Hertz ans Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the arrivals area.

Facilities

Facilities include ATMs, bureaux de change, and snack shops.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available.

www.jsi-airport.gr/en

Corfu Airport

The airport sits on the east of the island, two miles (three km) south of Corfu Town

Corfu Airport (CFU)

Overview

A transit bus service (Bus line no.15) runs between the airport and the city centre of Corfu. Travellers can go to all destinations from the bus stop at San Rocco Square and tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.

Location

The airport sits on the east of the island, two miles (three km) south of Corfu Town

Getting to the city

A transit bus service (Bus line no.15) runs between the airport and the city centre of Corfu. Travellers can go to all destinations from the bus stop at San Rocco Square and tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Hertz, Avis and Sixt are among the car rental companies present at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the Corfu Airport Terminal building.

Facilities

The terminal has duty-free shopping, currency exchange, a first-aid station, and ATMs.

Parking

Corfu International Airport has parking.

www.cfu-airport.gr/en

Rhodes Diagoras International Airport

The airport is located just nine miles (14km) from Rodos on the island of Rhodes in Greece.

Rhodes Diagoras International Airport (RHO)

Overview

Buses run between the Airport and the city of Rhodes. The bus stop is located between the new and the old terminal and tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.

Location

The airport is located just nine miles (14km) from Rodos on the island of Rhodes in Greece.

Getting to the city

Buses run between the Airport and the city of Rhodes. The bus stop is located between the new and the old terminal and tickets can be purchased from the bus driver.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Avis, Sixt and Hertz all provide rental cars at Rhodes Diagoras International Airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis can be caught from outside the terminal. They are generally metered but, if no meter is available, passengers should agree on a price before leaving the airport. The trip into Rhodes Town is about 25 minutes.

Facilities

ATMs, a bank, currency exchange facilities, left luggage lockers, duty-free shops, souvenir stores, restaurants, snack kiosks and medical facilities are all available and the airport is accessible to disabled persons.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available at Rhodes Diagoras Airport and is located directly opposite the terminal.

www.rho-airport.gr/en

Heraklion Airport

The airport is located 1.7 miles (2.8km) east of Heraklion on Crete.

Heraklion Airport (HER)

Location

The airport is located 1.7 miles (2.8km) east of Heraklion on Crete.

Time

GMT +2

Parking

Heraklion International Airport has parking.

www.heraklionairport.net

Kos Island Airport

Kos Island International Airport is located roughly 16 miles (26km) southwest of Kos Town.

Kos Island Airport (KGS)

Location

Kos Island International Airport is located roughly 16 miles (26km) southwest of Kos Town.


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Car rental

Hertz, Avis, Thrifty and Sixt are available for use.

Parking

There is limited parking at the airport, short-term and long-term.

www.kgs-airport.gr/en/

Mykonos Airport

The airport is located 2.5 miles (4km) from Mykonos.

Mykonos Airport (JMK)

Location

The airport is located 2.5 miles (4km) from Mykonos.

Time

GMT +2

Car rental

Avis and Hertz Rent a Car are available.

Parking

Short and long-term parking is available in the parking lot in front of the terminal.

www.jmk-airport.gr/en/

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