Flights and Airports

Connectivity and convenience

Athens International Airport (ATH) is the chief and biggest in Greece, connecting the country with international destinations worldwide, as well as serving the capital with flights to the islands and other Greek cities. It is located about 40 km east of Athens and is linked to the city centre by bus and metro railway.


As well as by Athens International Airport, the Peloponnese is also served by Kalamata International Airport (KLX), where direct flights are scheduled from 24 major European cities in 10 different countries, from the beginning of March to the end of October.

Greece has a handful of airlines which cover international destinations. The 2 major and most well-known are Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air. At present, 2 domestic flights connect Kalamata to Athens and Thessaloniki on a daily basis.

In total, there are 15 airlines flying from and to Kalamata. Most flights are operated by one of the following carriers: [consult the list below for details].

  • Amsterdam AMS (from April)
  • Athens ATH (daily)
  • Birmingham BHX (May-November)
  • Copenhagen CPH (March-May)
  • Dusseldorf DUS (May-October)
  • Frankfurt FRA (May-October)
  • Geneva GVA (June-August)
  • Gothenburg GOT
  • Helsinki HEL (March-May)
  • Lille LIL (April-October)
  • London GTW (from April)
  • London LHR (May-September)
  • London STD (May-November)
  • Lyon LYS (April-October)
  • Manchester (May-November)
  • Milan BGY (June-September)
  • Munich MUC (from February)
  • Nantes NTE (May-October)
  • Paris CDG (July-August)
  • Paris ORY (April-October)
  • Stockholm ARN (February-May)
  • Thessaloniki SKG (daily)
  • Vienna VIE (June-October)
  • Zurich ZRH (from March)

Airports ⇆ Kardamili

Athens International Airport (ATH)
Kalamata International Airport (KLX)