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CONTEMPORARY GRANDEUR IN THE ANCIENT CAPITAL.   One of the largest hotels in Athens, the Athenaeum InterContinental features spacious guestrooms, award winning dining venues and upscale leisure facilities including an authentic spa, outdoor pool and fitness centre. Boasting magnificent views of the Parthenon and Lycabettus Hill, the hotel is ideally located close to the Acropolis, Athens City Center as well as Piraeus Port and the beach. Within a short distance are the new Acropolis museum, the picturesque Plaka and the historic Constitution Square. Metro and tram stations are also nearby.

SYNGROU AVENUE 89-93 • ATHENS, 11745 • Greece

Front Desk: +30-210-9206000 • Fax: +30-210-9206500


The Intercontinental Hotel can arrange a taxi pick up at the cost of 55 euro daytime or 70 euro nighttime. The driver will be waiting for you at the airport, holding a sign with the Intercontinental logo on it.  Please email the request for a taxi to our concierge department at at least 6 hours prior to the arrival indicating your name, flight details, credit card details the name of the conference (“conference on renewable energy”) on the email so that we know that the guest is coming for this specific conference.


Athens International Airport to City Centre  

Distance 36 Km.

Taxi charge (one way): €37.00 - app. 45 min.

Train charge (one way):  €8.00 - app. 60 min.

Bus, no. X95 (one way): €5.00

[The X95 bus will bring you to Syntagma square, take the tram to

Kasomouli station, 2 minutes walking distance from the hotel.  

Alternatively you may wait for the hotel’s free shuttle bus at Syntagma square

and Ermou St. Corner (outside the McDonald’s restaurant)

that will bring you to the hotel directly]


Station name: Neos Kosmos Tramway Station

Distance 0.2 Km  

Taxi charge from train station: €2.00


Station name: Stathmos Larisis

Distance 5.0 Km

Taxi charge from train station: €12.00



Distance 1.0 Km

Taxi charge from train station: €3.70

You may also click here, scroll to two third of the page for directions to the venue hotel.

Airport Greeting

  Ms. Amalia with the Congress roller banner will be at the airport to assist you with your travels during 29/30 June.


Complimentary Area Shuttle within 2.4 Km of the hotel

View our interactive map of the local area.


Philopapou Hill (1 Km)

The Temple of Olympian Zeus (1 Km)

Changing of the Guards (1.6 Km)

Acropolis (2 Km)

Ancient Agora (2 Km)

Jogging path (2 Km)

Monastiraki (2 Km)

Plaka (2 Km)

Syntagma Square and the Parliament (2 Km)

The Acropolis Museum (2 Km)

Mount Lycabettus (3 Km)

Flisvos Marina (4 Km)

National Archaeological Museum (4 Km)

Byzantine Kaisariani Monastery (6 Km)

Hellenic Cosmos (8 Km)

Mikrolimano Marina (8 Km)

Aegina Island (17 Km)

Kifissia (18 Km)

Cape Sounio (70 Km)

Corinth (80 Km)