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Athens Airport Transfers and Taxis

Fixed price for your Athens Airport Taxi

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

Reliable Athens Airport transfers and taxis

Nothing says vacation like hopping into an air-conditioned vehicle that will take you directly to your hotel in comfort and style. Avoid the complicated, hot and crowded public transportation by booking an airport taxi for your transfer from Athens Airport. 

From the very moment you step off the plane at Athens Airport, you’ll see your driver waiting for you at the arrivals gate holding a sign with your name on it. Not only that but all of our Athens Airport taxi drivers receive live updates on your plane’s arrival time, so even if you’re delayed, your driver will be there when you are at no extra cost. 

After you’ve been greeted by your English-speaking driver, they’ll help you with your luggage and lead you to your pre-selected vehicle so you can begin your private Athens Airport transfer. Throughout your journey, your friendly driver will answer any questions you may have about the city and recommend some hidden local gems for you to check out during your stay. All that’s left for you to do is relax and enjoy your scenic ride into Athens. 

You can still book a ride with Welcome Pickups within the city, or hail an Athens taxi from the street, through an app, or call one of the many radio taxi companies.

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
Duration

Our Welcome Airport taxi fleet

Is there anything worse than arriving in a new country, excited to explore and then your group has to split up? At Welcome Pickups, we know the importance of keeping everyone together so there are no complications. This is why we have different-sized Athens Airport taxis on hand to fit every group size. Travelling with a group of 4? One of our stylish Sedans will do the trick. Is your group a little larger (up to 8 people)? Then you will all fit comfortably into one of our spacious minivans. 

A yellow Athens Airport taxi parked outside arrivals.

CAR TYPE

Athens Airport Taxi (Sedan)

number of passengers

Up to 4

price to City Centre

From €43

A black Athens Taxi (minivan) parked outside of a building.

CAR TYPE

Athens Airport Taxi (Minivan)

number of passengers

Up to 8

price to City Centre

From €79

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Directions for your transfer from Athens Airport

Athens Airport (ATH) is named after Eleutherios Venizelos who was a strong political figure and benefactor of the aviation industry. The airport of Athens is the largest and busiest airport in all of Greece. Athens Airport is located approximately 35 km away from the city centre, taking 25 minutes with an Athens Airport taxi.

Your taxi ride will begin by following Attiki Odos to Periferiaki Imittou until you reach Avenue Alimou Katechaki. Once there, your driver will use the local streets, to reach the exact location of your hotel in the city centre.

 

Athens International Airport “El. Venizelos”

Taking an Athens Airport taxi to the city centre

Forget about navigating complicated public transportation or standing in queues in the hot Greek sun impatient to get to your hotel. Instead, opt for a hassle-free private transfer from Athens Airport.

With a pre-booked Athens Airport transfer, you can leave your worries at home and be sure that all of your needs will be taken care of from the moment you land.

Flat-rate fee for your Athens Airport transfer

Taking an airport taxi to Athens is charged using a flat-rate fee. The 35-minute journey from the airport to the city centre will cost you €40 during the day and €55 at night. However, it’s important to keep in mind that as these prices are decided by a taxi syndicate, they are subject to inflation during the high season and extra charges for things such as excess luggage and waiting times.

To secure a guaranteed fixed fare with no hidden fees, we recommend booking your Athens Airport transfer in advance and treating yourself to our 24/7 customer service and plenty of travel extras. 

The benefits of booking a Welcome Airport taxi

Booking your Athens Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups is just the beginning. Apart from our world-class customer service, unbeatable prices and fully personalised travel experiences, we are also there to make your visit more enjoyable and less hectic, so you can experience the vast array of attractions in Athens.

For example, you can pre-book your “Skip-the-line” tickets for some of the top attractions such as the fascinating Acropolis Museum or the lavish Museum of Cycladic Art and have them hand-delivered to you by your driver on the day of your pickup. Welcome offers private experiences from our hand-picked 5-star local providers at extremely competitive prices.

So you can explore more of the city, we also offer exciting Sightseeing Tours in and around Athens that are fully customisable. Depending on your time and interests, you pick the stops, your driver, and the length of your tour.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Athens Airport to the centre of Athens?

Taxis in Athens offer set fees for the journey from Athens Airport to the city centre. During the day, the cost of the journey to downtown will be €40 and €55 at night. For a guaranteed fixed fare no matter what time you travel, you can pre-book a private transfer with Welcome Pickups.

Do taxis in Athens accept credit cards?

Most taxis in Athens now accept credit card payments from both Visa and MasterCard. However, not all taxis have this feature and they are not required to by law. So, if you want to pay by card, it’s best to ask your driver before you begin your journey or check for the telltale sticker on the back passenger window.

Where do I meet my driver?

Once you land in Athens Airport, your driver will be waiting for you at the arrivals gate holding a sign with your name on it, so you can’t miss them. A day before you’re due to fly, we will send you an email containing your driver’s name, phone number, and a recent photo.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

There’s absolutely no need to worry if your flight is delayed or due to arrive a little early. All of our Athens Airport taxi drivers receive live updates on your plane’s arrival time, so they will always be there when you arrive, at no extra cost.

Is the cost of an Athens Airport taxi per person?

No, when you book an Athens Airport taxi with Welcome Pickups, the price is per car. So you can bring up to 4 or 8 passengers, depending on the size vehicle you choose.

How do I find an Athens taxi during my stay?

Finding a taxi in Athens city centre is quick and easy. You can hail a taxi from the street, call one of the many radio taxi companies or walk to a designated taxi rank. There are also wheelchair-accessible taxis on demand.

Is it easy to get a taxi at Athens Airport?

Getting a taxi at Athens Airport is easy. You can find the designated taxi stand located at Exit 3 on the Arrivals level. During peak times, you might need to join the line of travellers waiting to be transported; if there is no queue, you can head to the first taxi and inform the driver of your destination.

If you wish to avoid waiting around, pre-booking your private Athens Airport transfer in advance is recommended for your convenience.

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