Transfer and taxi from Athens Airport to Acropolis
The magnificent Acropolis, sitting at the top of a 156-meter hill, was once a residence of the Hellenic kings. It has preserved the ruins of the legendary Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Pollas, the Ancient Agora, the Roman Forum, Hymettus, etc. What are the ways to get to the gem of the Greek history out of the main airport of the country, Eleftherios Venizelos?
Athens Acropolis sits in the very heart of the capital, to the north-west of Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. The distance between the points is 34.7 kilometers. You can overcome it using the light vehicle or the Athens Airport to Acropolis taxi within just 37 minutes.
On the way, you can see a lot of exciting places in Greater Athens, among which are Spata, Koropion, and Pallini. Spata is famous for its unique private museum “Nasioutzik Museum,” housing rich expositions of antique, Byzantine, and Asia Minor cultures. The city also attracts visitors with its Attica Zoological Zoo, regarded as the best one in its kind within entire Europe.
Koropion or Koropi enchants visitors with temples, representing classic Byzantine architecture, and lush nature of the Hymettus hill. Pallini is the suburb of Athens, boasting a long and tragic history. In 546 BC, this place was the witness of the battle of Pallinidi, which ended with the defeat of the Athenians, trying to stand up the troops of Pisistratus.
Ways to get to Acropolis from Athens Airport
Every day, the bus X95 departs from the station of Eleftherios Airport and delivers passengers to the heart of Athens. It leaves every 30−40 minutes. The fare from the airport to the city center is €2. The trip lasts about an hour, which is longer when compared to trips via a private vehicle or a taxi from Athens Airport to Acropolis.
You should pay attention that the municipal transport in Greece does not provide spaces for capacious luggage. Thus, transportation by bus will be more comfortable for those people who travel with a handbag or a small suitcase.
Acropolis sits just 13 minutes away from the Monastiraki station. You can find it in the Green line of Athens Metro. It will take you just 55 minutes to get from the airport to the Syntagma Square station, using the Blue line, where you can switch to the train running to the Monastiraki station.
A single metro ticket costs €10. The groups of two and more people can buy group tickets at a discounted price.
If you decide to take the Athens Airport taxi to Acropolis, you will have to pay at least €65−80 in the daytime. The night rates are significantly higher as well as the fees applied on public holidays and weekends.
Most of the taxi service providers also take landing fees and additional charges for help with luggage. As a result, a passenger pays more compared to the initially announced price.
It is quite problematic to find the necessary vehicle right upon landing, especially if you need a big boot, a car seat or facilities for the transportation of your pet. If you do not want to waste your time during holidays, you can book a transfer taxi Athens Airport Acropolis. A transfer vehicle will be waiting for a passenger right upon the landing of his flight.
The trip will be supplied with entire comfort: air-conditioning, fresh drinking water, and music (upon a wish). The transfer service is accessible even for people with reduced mobility who cannot travel via public transport.
How much is a taxi from Athens Airport to Acropolis
The cost of taxi from Athens airport to Acropolis depends on the grade of the comfort of the vehicle. The cost of a transfer using a light vehicle of Standard class starts at €47. The vehicle of Comfort class (Mercedes E-class, Peugeot 508, or VW Passat) will cost you from €53 per trip. A transfer via the vehicle of Premium class – Mercedes S-class, Audi A7/A8, or BMW 6/7 – will cost you from €94.
The cost of minivans Mercedes Vito or Vito Tourer, suitable for trips of up to 7 passengers with luggage, starts at €67. The booking of a minibus for 16 passengers will cost you from €139.
The date, the time of departure from the airport, and the number of passengers do not influence the taxi cost from Athens Airport to Acropolis. You will pay the exact sum of money that is given in the booking voucher.
How to order a transfer online
First of all, you need to fill out the form on the main page of aktis.taxi. After that, you will see a list of appropriate vehicles. Choose any of them by pressing on the “Book” button.
Next, you will see a reservation application for a selected model of a transfer taxi. We will send you the order details for confirmation as well as the final cost of service on your mailbox. If all the data is correct and you agree to book the Athens Airport to Acropolis taxi at the given cost, confirm the order. That is all. See you at Athens Airport Eleftherios Venizelos!
You can book a transfer taxi without making advance payments. You can also cancel the order free of charge if necessary.
Advantages of booking transfers from Aktis.Taxi
All vehicles in the car fleet of Aktis are well-maintained and serviceable. We provide English-speaking drivers and tech support. You can consult them using the contacts given in the booking voucher.
We track all the flights of our clients and get advance warning of that issue. In such a case, the driver waits for his passenger for 45 minutes at no cost. After he meets his client at the airport, the driver provides the necessary assistance with baggage free of charge.
Relax and focus on spectacular panoramas of Athens outside the window. Aktis.Taxi will take care of your comfort right to the doors of your hotel!