Between the Airport and the Athens center

The Y Hotel enjoys a sensational location, at the perfect distance between Athens airport and Athens center; it is only a 30 minute drive either way.

Easily accessible either by taxi, car rental or by public transport, The Y Hotel offers the ideal choice for staying both near the airport yet still close to Athens center.

Short stay travellers in Athens are invited to experience the convenience that we offer, when visiting Athens on a business trip or for leisure.

Those who are in Athens for business or for a corporate occasion, as well as those who are using Athens as a brief stop-over before visiting the Greek islands, can enjoy the advantage of close proximity to the airport from The Y Hotel.

Equally, from our location you can effortlessly combine a stroll to Athens downtown center, to discover its urban vibes and ancient allure.

Hassle-free transfers to and from Athens airport:
If you want to book a taxi ride from or to the airport or the center in advance to avoid surprises at the best rates and guaranteeing your peace of mind, contact us for information about taxi options.

Useful information to and from Athens center & Athens airport:

How to get from The Y Hotel to Athens center (Monastiraki square)

via Public Transport

From The Y Hotel, Kifissia train station is just 1 km away, 13 minutes by foot.

  • When you get to Kifissia train station, take the train ( HSAP -Green Line) towards Piraeus and disembark at Monastiraki station.
  • Duration of the ride is 34 minutes, frequency of train running every 10-15 minutes.

Ticket price: 1,40€ for 90 minutes
Daily ticket: 4,50€

First train leaves Kifissia towards Monastiraki at 05:00
Last train leaves Kifissia towards Monastiraki at 00:15

via Taxi
The distance from Monastiraki to The Y Hotel is 15 km, which takes about 30 minutes.
Rate: about 20 € single tariff between hours of 05:00-24:00
about 30 € single tariff between hours of 24:00-05:00

How to get to The Y Hotel from Athens airport (Eleftherios Venizelos International)

via Public Transport

  • Take the Suburban line in the direction to Piraeus. Journey of duration of 23 minutes.
  • Disembark at Neratziotissa station, and change to take the Train (HSAP – Green line) towards Kifissia (final stop). Journey duration is 8 minutes, frequency of trains running every 10-15 minutes.
  • From Kifissia train station, The Y Ηοtel is just 1 km away, 13 minutes by foot.

Ticket price: 10 €

First train leaves Athens airport at 05:52
Last train leaves Athens airport at 22:50

Frequency of trains is every 1 hour.

via Taxi
The distance from the Athens airport to The Y Hotel is 30 km, which takes about 30 minutes.
Rate: about 40 € single tariff between hours of 05:00-24:00
about 55 € single tariff between hours of 24:00-05:00


Kifissia, the most aristocratic district in Athens.

Kifissia is one of the most posh and elegant northern suburbs in Athens.

Conveniently accessible via Kifissias Avenue, it is a popular neighborhood known for its numerous shopping malls and small designer stores, upscale restaurants,  bars and nightclubs.

The Y Hotel is located in Kefalari, northern Kifissia. Here you can explore the district’s quaint streets and visit sites of cultural and historical interest such as the Goulandris Natural History Museum, the GAIA Centre for Environmental Research and Education, the Museum of Telecommunications and the Drossinis Museum (dedicated to the life and oeuvre of the leading Greek poet, novelist, and journalist Georgios Drossinis).

In the nearby neighborhood of Maroussi, visit the Spathario Shadow Theater Museum and the Yannis Tsarouchis Museum, the renowned Greek painter’s converted home which features a large collection of his work. Travelers visiting in early May shouldn’t miss the annual Kifissia Flower Show held at Kifissia Park. Finally, shopping in Kifissia is a treat thanks to a wide variety of stores and the trendy malls in Marousi: Avenue, Golden Hall and The Mall Athens.

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