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About Kavala Intl. - Alexander The Great Airport

Kavala National Airport was built in 1952, in an area of an ancient Greek Air Force base near the city of Kavala and in 1981, it moved to his current location near the town of Chrysoupoli. After the airport moved to this region, Kavala started to serve the cities Drama and Xanthi and also the Thasos Island. In 1992, the airport was named after Alexander the Great, one of the greatest commanders in the world and the airport gained international status. In 1998, while the terminal building of Megas Alexandros Airport was expanded, modernisation work was also carried out throughout the airport. In 2015, it was decided to privatise the airport, so it was transferred over to private management. The annual passenger average of Megas Alexandros Airport is over 250 thousand people.

Getting to the City Center from Kavala Intl. - Alexander The Great Airport

Known to be among the most beautiful seaside cities of Greece, Kavala attracts tourists with its beautiful beaches and places of entertainment. Those who want to travel to this city fly to Megas Alexandros Apt Airport.

The airport is located about 30 kilometers east of the city. The town, called Chrysoupolis, is very close to the airport. As there is no railway station near the city, it is also very difficult to reach the city center using public transportation. For this reason, you can take the advantage of taking a taxi, renting a car or private shuttle services provided by your hotel.

Bus

You can also prefer to benefit from the buses providing transportation between the airport and the city center. It is very difficult to catch the express bus lines that depart twice a day on weekdays at 06:15 and 18:15 and on Saturdays at 07:10 and 19:15; on Sundays and holidays the express bus line only serves at 19:15. Express buses reach the city center in about half an hour. The buses following the long route do not have regular departure times.

Shuttle Service

You can also benefit from the shuttle services provided by the hotels or some private shuttle companies. You are advised to get information about the shuttle service before deciding on the hotel you are going to stay.

Taxi

Finding a taxi at the airport is easier compared to finding a bus. Compared to European standards, taking a taxi in Kavala is much more affordable. Therefore, taking a taxi is one of the most convenient options you can prefer to reach the city center from the airport.

Rent a car

There are also available car rental companies at the airport. You can travel more practically and comfortably by the car you can rent from these companies. If you prefer, you can also reserve your rental car before your flight.

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2017
Getting to Kavala Intl. - Alexander The Great Airport from the City Center

Kavala is a small city known to be among the most beautiful seaside cities of Greece. Known for its beautiful beaches and plenty of entertainment places, Kavala attracts many tourists. One of the easiest ways to travel to Kavala is to fly to Megas Alexandros Apt Airport.

The airport, which is located approximately 30 kilometers away from the city, is situated near the town called Chrysoupolis. There is no railway station near the city. In addition, public transportation to and from the airport is extremely limited. Therefore, it is easier to get to the airport by taking a taxi, renting a car or by taking the advantage of the private shuttle services provided by the hotel where you stay.

Bus

Although public transportation is limited, there are the buses that provide transportation from the city center to the airport. Those who want a faster public transportation can take the advantage of the express bus lines that depart twice on weekdays at 06:15 and 18:15 and on Saturdays at 07:10 and 19:15; on Sundays and holidays, you can benefit from the express line only at 19:15.

It is possible to reach the airport in half an hour by means of express lines. However, the buses following the long route do not have regular departure times.

Shuttle Service

You can also take advantage of the private shuttle services provided by the hotels or some private companies. If you are staying at a hotel, you can get detailed information about the shuttle services to the airport.

Taxi

Taking a taxi is one of the most practical alternatives to reach the airport. As you won't have any difficulty finding a taxi in the city center, taxi fares are much more affordable compared to Europe.

Rent a car

If you prefer, you can rent a car from the car rental companies in the city center and reach the airport faster and more comfortably. It is also possible to reserve the rental car you want in advance by means of online booking option.

Airport Information

Megas Alexandros Apt, also known as Kavala International Airport, serves in a limited area. If you need to spend some time at the airport, you can benefit from a café-restaurant and a shopping store that are in your service.

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2017

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