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Getting from Athens Airport to Lavrio Cruise Terminal

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How to get from Athens airport to Lavrio Cruise Terminal

There are only two options when it comes to travelling from Athens airport to Lavrio cruise terminal, taxi or bus. The cheapest option is taking the suburban bus, as tickets only cost 4€. However, a much faster option it taking an Athens airport taxi. The journey will only take 40 minutes, but the price of a taxi transfer to Lavrio is around 50€. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Athens at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.


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  • Cancel up to 24h before and get a refund

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I used Welcome Pickups twice. On time and english speaking drivers.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €50 40min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €50 40min 24/7
A trusted, professional driver will pick you up at the gate right on time. Excellent reviews, flat price, no hidden fees, flexible cancellation.
Bus €8 60min 06:30–22:00


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How to get from Athens airport to Lavrio cruise terminal by taxi

The quickest and easiest option to get from Athens airport to Lavrio is by taxi. The journey will only take 40 minutes and costs around 50€ depending on the time of day. There is no flat rate for taxis to Lavrio, they are charged by a taximeter which is calculated by distance.

*You can always check if taxi companies offer a fixed price if you book your Athens airport transfer in advance.

Taxi fare from Athens airport to Lavrio cruise terminal

Athens airport taxi rides to Lavrio cruise terminal are charged using a taximeter based on distance. The approximate price for this journey is 50€ in the day (05:00-24:00) and 60€ at night (00:01-04:59).


In terms of ease and comfort, a taxi is definitely the most convenient option. You will reach Lavrio cruise terminal in the quickest time, and don't have to worry about the safety of your luggage.

Editor’s Note

If you want some time to relax before your cruise, I suggest taking a taxi. The journey will be quick and easy, giving you more time at the other end to enjoy the views from the port.

Useful Tips

Most taxis have no way of accepting credit cards so make sure you hold some cash
Generally Greek taxi drivers speak English, especially those that do rides from the airport
Please be aware that the nighttime prices are approximately 30% higher
Do you have a couple of hours before your ferry or cruise ship departs? Have a stop at the Poseidon Temple in Sounio for the spectacular view

How to get from Athens airport to Lavrio cruise terminal by bus

There is no direct bus line to Lavrio from Athens airport. However, the KTEL bus line runs from the airport until 22:00, and you can change at the Markopoulo stop to a bus that will reach Lavrio cruise terminal. Tickets cost 4€ and the total journey will take around 60 minutes.

How much is the bus from Athens airport to Lavrio cruise terminal?

Tickets cost 4€ for an adult and are free for children under the ages of 6 years. You can purchase your tickets directly from the bus driver when entering the bus.



Trip Duration

60 minutes

There is an average waiting time of 20 minutes.


Buses run from 06:30 to 20:30, with a final bus leaving at 22:00

Where do I get it from?

Once you exit the arrivals gate, you can see the bus station right in front of the Sofitel Airport Hotel.


Taking a bus from Athens airport to Lavrio cruise terminal is definitely the least convenient option. There is no direct line, so you will need to make a change in Markopoulo station. This will make the journey much longer and more stressful.

Editor’s Note

If you are on a tight budget or have a little spare time before your cruise, it is recommended to take the suburban bus.

Useful Tips

It's advisable that you check the timetable prior to your arrival
Keep in mind that the bus transportation doesn't run 24/7
Travelling by bus to Lavrio is the cheapest but not always very frequent option
You can avoid some queuing by paying for your ticket on the bus

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Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Athens. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to get from the Athens airport to Lavrio cruise terminal?

As Athens airport is 39km away from Lavrio cruise terminal, the journey can take a little while. By car or taxi in very little traffic, the journey should take around 35 minutes.

How much does taxi cost from Athens airport to Lavrio cruise terminal?

Taxis from Athens airport to Lavrio cruise terminal aren't charged at a flat rate, they are charged by a taximeter. The final price will be around 50€ in the day and 65€ at night.

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