Athens has an international airport named Eleftherios Venizelos. It is situated near the Spata Town which is in the east of Athens, 35 kilometers away. The airport is hosted by suburban rails, metro, Piraeus port through buses and also taxis. About 65 take offs and landings in an hour take place on Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. This airport consists of 144 checking in counters, 24 boarding bridges for passengers, 150,000 m2 terminal including a commercial area spanned over 7,000 meter squares. It also includes museum, cafes and duty free shops.
Railway station is closely adjacent to the terminal of the airport and easily accessible with an elevated pathway. The railway station is hosted by Proastiakos rail service and Athens Metro service. It is also connected to the line 3 of Athens Metro and also to the Larissis Station, which is the central station of Athens. It is also linked to the Paraeus port and Corinth via Proastiakos. Price of the ticket is 8 euros.
There are four (X93, X95, X96, X97) bus lines which link directly to the greater area of Athens and also to Piraeus. Buses leave passengers at the departing level and they depart from the arrival point between exits 4 and 5.
It is a fact that Greece has more than 1000 islands and most of them are tourist destinations which are famous around the globe. In addition, Athens owns three harbors which offer several comfy ships that transfer people in the Aegean islands at very cheap rates and at fast pace.
The Piraeus port is situated 12 kilometers away from the centre of Athens. It is the biggest port in Greece, the third largest in the world and the biggest passenger port in Europe. It links Athens to several islands of Greece in the Aegean Sea. This port annually hosts about 20 million passengers and serves cruise ships that arrive there.
Athens is the centre of the railway system of the country that connects the capital with various big cities in all Greece. Greece is a lonely peninsula so its railway system is not connected to its neighbor countries like in other European countries. But comfortable and fast trains link the capital of the country with the second big city of Greece, named Thessaloniki, which is 500 kilometers away in the north of Athens.