Athens Transportation Athens is a very accessible city. As well as Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Athens is well linked to other part of Greence by road and rail. Arriving by Air Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport serves the Greek capital with both international and domestic flights. Getting Around Athens Athens suffers from heavy traffic but even so, hiring a car is an option because car parking is plentiful within the city. Public transport is inexpensive and reliable in Athens, especially the excellent Metro (subway) service.