The new airport for Athens, 'Eleftherios Venizelos' at Spata
(about 30 kilometres east of Athens), officially opened on March
27th, 2001, to replace the existing airport at Hellenikon. A
new airport access tollway, 'Attiki Odos', is to be the main
passenger access to and from the new airport.
Access to the airport can be reached by three express bus
lines, providing 24 hours travel. Bus lines include: The E95
leaving from Syntagma (Constitution) Square in central Athens;
the E94 leaving from the Ethniki Amyna metro station; the E96
departing from Karaiskaki Square in Piraeus.