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About Alexandroupoli - Dimokritos - Democritus Airport

Dimokritos Airport, which is located 7 kilometers east of Alexandroupoli and also known as Alexandroupoli Airport, is situated in the village of Apalos. The airport, which was built in 1944, became an international airport in 1955. The airport was named after Democritus who was an important philosopher born in Abdera. Although it is among the smallest airports of Europe, you can spend time in its cafeteria and duty-free shop.

Dimokritos Airport welcomes 19 flights on 3 different routes. The most popular routes are Athens, Sitia and Larnaca destinations. At the airport, you can find flights of Aegean Airlines, Blue Air, Olympic Air and Sky Express.

Getting to the City Center from Alexandroupoli - Dimokritos - Democritus Airport

Alexandroupoli - Dimokritos – Democritus

In Alexandroupoli, the airport is located approximately 6,5 kilometers outside of the city. The transportation from the airport to the city center takes around 10 minutes in every transportation method. Democritus (Dimokritos) Airport is a small airport that serves Eastern Macedonia and the Western Thrace region and provides direct or connecting flights for Athens and different destinations in Europe. You can easily reach the city center from the airport as taxis are available 24/7 at the airport. For passengers who seek alternative transportation methods for a comfortable trip to the city center, rental car and shuttle services are available as well.

Taxi

You can take taxis to easily transfer to the city center, which is approximately 7 kilometers from the airport. You can take taxis in front of the terminals and you can go to the city center or centers in the periphery of Alexandroupoli in approximately 10 minutes. You can pay the fares in the country’s currency, Euro, but there is a chance of drivers accepting other currencies such as US Dollars if you inform them before your drive.

Bus

If you are looking for a more affordable transportation method from the airport to the city center, you can check the bus options that the departures are in front of the airport. Although the bus is cheaper than taxis and rental cars, you should keep in mind that the transportation time is more likely to be longer, as with busses from the airport to the city center is approximately 30 minutes. When you reach the city center, you can continue with busses or you can get a cab as well. 

Shuttle

You can also take shuttles from the airport to the city center. The shuttles operate by the pre-reservation system and the pricing changes according to the qualifications of the selected vehicle but generally cost slightly higher than taxis.

V.I.P. Cars

For your trips from the Alexandroupoli Airport to the city center, which is rather a short distance, you can benefit from the V.I.P. car rental companies. This service is preferred by the passengers who come to the city for business trips and the pricing changes according to the qualifications of vehicles.

Rental Cars

For the transportation from the airport to the city center or centers in the periphery of Alexandroupoli you can rent a car from Hellas Car with your preferred qualifications. You can call +30 2310 603600 for booking, and choose your preferred car from the automatic, manual, and luxury vehicle options that the company provides.

Rental Limousine

Rental Limousine services are not a highly preferred option for transportation between the airport and the city center. However, for those who prioritize comfort, there are rental limousine services with a chauffeur.

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2017
Getting to Alexandroupoli - Dimokritos - Democritus Airport from the City Center

For passengers who want to take a taxi to the city center of Alexandroupoli, taxi services are available in front of the airport and they provide services for 24 hours. Taking a taxi is one of the fastest and the most comfortable ways among transportation options. As an alternative to taxi, you can either choose the more affordable bus option or rent a car.

For crowded groups; shuttle and V.I.P. services are comfortable options that you can book without difficulty while your group transfers from the airport to the city center. Although it is not preferred by many, renting a limousine is another option.

Taxi

Taxi is one of the best transformation options from airport to the Alexandroupoli city center. The airport is seven kilometers away from the city center which makes the transportation via taxi both affordable and comfortable. If you want to travel from the airport to somewhere else besides the city center, you can contact one of the taxi companies to learn the total price of the ride and choose your vehicle.

 

Bus

If you are looking for a more affordable transportation method from airport to city center, you can check the bus options that depart in front of the terminal at the airport. Although the bus is cheaper than taxis and rental cars, you should keep in mind that the transportation time is more likely to be longer. Approximate ETA from airport to city center is 30 minutes with bus. When you reach the city center, you can either continue with bus or get a cab as well.

 

V.I.P. Cars

For your trips from the Alexandroupoli Airport to the city center, which is rather a short distance, you can benefit from the V.I.P. car rental companies. This service is preferred by the passengers who come to the city for business trips, and the pricing changes according to the passenger capacity and other qualifications.

 

Rental Limousine

Rental Limousine services are not highly preferred option for transportation between the airport and the city center. However, for those whose priority is comfort, there are V.I.P. rental car services with a chauffeur as well. Compared to taxis, shuttles, and regualar car rental,  the costs of these services are generally higher. If you prefer limousine services for transportation from your accommodation to the airport, you can get more information by contacting rental limousine companies in Alexandroupoli and surrounding areas.

 

Airport Information

Alexandroupoli Democritus Airport, which is named after the famous philosopher Democritus, is located seven kilometers from the city and it is among the smallest airports in Greece and Europe. The airport has direct and connected flights to Athens and to the east of Crete, Sitia. The airport provides services such as a duty-free shop, cafeteria, post office, and a rental car office. 

 

Passengers and those who arrive at the airport by car can use the airport’s parking lot for free for up to 20 minutes. After that, the appropriate fee is determined depending on the time you use the parking lot. The airport is busier during the summer months so if you are traveling during summertime, you should be prepared for possible delays. 

Last Updated: 04 Sep 2017

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