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€.
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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.
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).
Where do I get it from?
The taxi stand is located on the arrivals level, just outside of exits 2 and 3. Look for the line of yellow and black taxis, but please be aware that the black taxis are for 'private hire' and may cost up to twice as much as the regular yellow ones.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
If you are on a tight budget or have a little spare time before your cruise, then I would say that taking the suburban bus may be a good option for you.
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 queueing by paying for your ticket on the bus
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