At the crossroads between Europe and the Middle East, Athens has never been more accessible. The award-winning Athens International Airport services 130 countries and is the gateway to dozens of Greek islands and mainland destinations. In 2018, international arrivals at Athens International Airport rose 19.4 percent year-on-year, with a total of 5.7 million passengers. Aegean Airlines, Greece’s leading carrier, currently has a network of 153 destinations in 44 countries.
If you’re coming from Europe, you can also get to Athens by boat (from Italy), and overland by train, coach, or car.