Taxi and transfer from Athens Airport to Glyfada
Glyfada attractions – Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Lykavitos – enchant travelers with both their names and beauty. What are the best ways to get to the famous suburban area of Athens from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos?
Distance and the route
You will have to cope with a 26.3-kilometer distance to get from Athens International Airport to Glyfada. the trip using a car will take you just 32 minutes.
On the way, you can see a lot of exciting places in Greater Athens: Kitsi, Vári, Vouliagmeni, and Voula. They provide the possibility to experience the authenticity of the Greek capital – its exciting combination of Hellenic antiquity and modern European megapolis.
Ways to get from Eleftherios Venizelos Airport to Glyfada
The city of Athens provides rather good budget-friendly facilities for transportation from the airport. You can choose one of the two around-the-clock buses – X96 and X97. They leave every 30 minutes from the bus station of Eleftherios. The trip to Glyfada will cost you just €2.
The bus X96 will deliver you to the stop Antonopolou (Antōnopoulou) in about one hour. Take a 3-minute walk and you will find the nearest districts of Glyfada. The bus X97 will give you a ride till the stop Antheon (Antheōn) that is 500 meters from Glyfada.
It is rather difficult to travel with baggage using the means of municipal transport as it does not provide luggage spaces. If the cabin is overcrowded (which is quite typical to transport leaving from the airport) and you do not speak the Greek language, thus the risk to miss the required stop significantly increases. Furthermore, the buses are always late, and might not come at all if people decide to go on a strike.
The trip using the metro will cost you about €10 per person. If you go on holiday as a family or a big group of people, you can buy a group ticket and save some money.
You can find the airport station on the Blue line of Athens Metro. The nearest station to Glyfada is Elliniko (Ελληνικό). It sits in the Red line. Thus, you will need to change the lines at the central station – Syntagma Square (Σύνταγμα). At Elliniko metro station, you can catch the bus №122 or №А3 that will give you a lift in the required direction. The fare is €1.
If you cannot stand the overcrowded environment full of temperamental people, making changes, and other fuss, then you should better give your preference to hiring a taxi. How much does it cost to take a taxi from Athens Airport to Glyfada? The price for the vehicle of Economy Class, less frequently of Standard Class, starts at €60 in the daytime. If you decide to hire a taxi at night, on public holidays or weekends, the trip to Glyfada will be more expensive. During the high tourist season, the taxi service providers in Greece raise their tariffs.
Do you still think that the offers of Greek taxi drivers are as budget-friendly as they seem at first glance? Then ask the driver about additional charges, taken for boarding and help with suitcases. The hidden charges often significantly increase the final price of a trip.
When you decide to book a transfer, you will get the vehicle matching all your requirements. While your plane is about to land, the vehicle is already waiting for you. You will be offered to enjoy extra comfort during a trip, including air-conditioning, clear cool water, and, upon a wish, pleasant music.
A transfer makes it possible to enjoy barrier-free holidays with children and pets. The aged fans of adventures and handicapped people will no longer face any limits while exploring Hellene.
Transfer taxi fare from Athens Airport to Glyfada
The minimum cost of a trip using a standard light transfer taxi – Skoda Octavia, VW Golf or Toyota Corolla – is €40. The price for vehicles of Comfort Class Mercedes E-class, Peugeot 508, and VW Passat starts at €46. A trip to Glyfada via elite Mercedes S-class, Audi A7/A8, and BMW 6/7 will cost you from €80.
The minimum price of booking a minivan Mercedes Vito or Vito Tourer starts at €51. A trip by minibus Mercedes Sprinter or Volkswagen Krafter costs from €105.
The cost of transfer services from Aktis.Taxi is fixed. The transfer taxi fare from Athens Airport to Glyfada depends neither on the date, not the time of the day or occupancy of the cabin.
How to order a transfer using the Internet
Fill in the form on the home page of aktis.taxi. After that, the system will immediately show you available options and their costs.
Choose the vehicle by pressing “Book” and fill out the reservation application for it. After that, you will need to confirm the information that will be sent to your mailbox. The booking of a transfer is done!
Our company offers the possibility to reserve a vehicle without making prepayments and cancel the order without commissions.
Advantages of transfers from Aktis.Taxi
The vehicles from Aktis.Taxi are always serviceable, comfortable, and arrive on time. We track the flights of all our clients. Thus, if the flight is delayed, the chauffeur will wait for you at the airport for 45 minutes at no cost. After that, he will gladly meet you and put the suitcases in the trunk of the vehicle.
The drivers and our tech support speak English. Thus, you can easily solve the issues related to a trip when they appear. Do you want to make a stop on the way? It is not a problem! You can ask a driver to make a 15-minute stop on the way at no cost.
May your holidays in Glyfada become a pleasurable and memorable experience!