Athens International Airport

We specialize in the Airport Car Rental Service and serve the Athens Airport fast and direct.  The Athens Airport is located 27 km (17 miles) east of the city center Athens, near the suburb of Spata is an efficient major European airport.  There is a Tourist information station in Arrivals that will have the latest literature put out by the Tourist Information Department; this is useful for getting information on the local festivities in Athens and Attica. They will also have a printed brochure of Ferry information from the Piraeus port of Athens and other Attica ports.  There is also a small museum on the top floor that has an interesting history on Athens as well as a space put aside for temporary exhibits.  The airport also has a popular business hotel in the event you have travel fatigue.  The Sofitel hotel at the Athens airport is just a short walk from the arrivals hall.  There is Free Wi-Fi in the Airport.

Receiving Your Car Rental at the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”

Welcome to the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” AIA, the "European Airport of the Year for 2004".   Serving up to 16 million passengers annually this state-of-the-art International Airport has been serving travelers to Greece's capital since the opening date March 28th, 2001.  Upon arrival at the airport terminal, you will go through passport control, one line for European Union Nationals and all other members in another.  Travelers from the US, Canada, and Australia do not require a visa.  In general, the Terminal is virtually divided into 2 halls: hall A - serving Extra Schengen destinations, and hall B serving Intra Schengen destinations, so arriving passengers exit from one of the pre-described halls based on their origin.  The Next stage is baggage pick-up and customs, all simple procedures. You are going to need euro coins if you want a trolley for your luggage; trolleys are available at the airport, you will find them in the baggage hall on arrival.   The Terminal is divided in 2 baggage reclaim halls E/S A, and I/S B.  Baggage information displays are available next to each conveyor; provided through the flight information display monitors.   Travelers, who have arrived in Greece, via other European countries, do not have to go through customs control.  After reclaiming your baggage you will exit into two halls; A - serving Extra Schengen destinations, and hall B serving Intra Schengen destinations.  Both exits will lead to the Arrivals Hall, greeting area.  In the arrivals hall from which you will exit, you will find your surname posted on a sign where a representative of ACE, dressed in a company shirt will assist you with your rental.  Together you will exit the main terminal building.  Check out will be done directly from the Airport drive terminal and within minutes you will be on your way.  A short walk from the airport arrival hall to the short term arrivals where you will receive the rental.  When you receive the rental you will need to have the following:  Show a valid driving license.  Review & sign the standard ACE rental agreement.  Leave an imprint of your credit card (MasterCard & Visa Card).  Store your luggage and get a tour of the cars features and vehicle integrity.  We provide roadmaps so don’t forget to ask the ACE representative for directions, GPS navigation & mobile phone tips.

Returning Your Rental at the Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”

The Attiki Odos is a modern motorway from which you will travel and constitutes the ring road of the greater metropolitan area of Athens and the backbone of the road network of the entire Attica region.  It forms the link which connects the PATHE road axis (Patra - Athens -Thessaloniki - Evzoni), as it links the Athens - Lamia National Road with the Athens - Corinth National Road, bypassing the center of Athens.  You may refuel at a gas station located on the Airports main straight before meeting the ACE Rent a Car Athens Greece representative.   Meeting the ACE representative at the departures main driveway is easy and without hassle.  You may re-confirm your return details when receiving your rental and receive tips for a speedy departure.  It is recommended arriving 2 hours prior to your scheduled flight time.  Departures Gates A & B are located on the top level and the Arrivals on the ground level.  Returning to the Athens Airport is easy and road signs are displayed throughout.  The most common road sign to look for is El. Venizelos which is the name of the Athens International Airport.

Athens International Airport

Phone: +30 210 968 0700
Email: info@acerentacar.gr

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